Work at Front Street Shipyard

Front Street Shipyard is always looking for qualified talent to help in our growing yard. Applications are always welcomed and will be kept on file for up to six months. We often seek individuals to fill the following positions as they become available:

  • Experienced Boatbuilders
  • Experienced Riggers
  • Experienced Composite Technicians
  • Experienced Yacht Systems Technicians
  • Experienced Brush Painters and Varnishers

To apply for a position, please fill out an application.

You’re also welcome to email your résumé to, fax to 930-3742 or mail to Front Street Shipyard, PO Box 558, Belfast, ME 04915. No phone calls, please! Front Street Shipyard is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Openings

Entry-Level Detailer

We are looking for a detailer to support our team of painters and technicians. This is an entry-level, full-time, benefits-eligible position with plenty of room for growth. The detailer assists with general boat maintenance, painting, cleaning, detailing, and other...

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General Summary: Responsible for carrying out the daily duties of a Marine Mechanic, including but not limited to the troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of marine diesel and gasoline engines, transmissions, drive train and related electrical equipment.

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Marine Painter

We are seeking painters to join our coatings team. The marine painter will be expected to: Assess and obtain project materials Work as a team member and communicate effectively Wash, scrape, sand and fair interior and exterior surfaces Apply finish coats of...

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Project Manager

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager who will take on the management of key client projects with the goal of delivering every project on time, within budget and within scope.

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Composite Technician

Location: Belfast and/or Bucksport. Must be able to work with all of the shop tools and equipment used in composite layup and assembly.

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Responsibilities include: Identify proper tools needed for machining and manufacturing parts; quality control and inspection of manufactured components;

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Outboard Mechanic, Gas and Diesel

Immediate opening for an experienced outboard mechanic. The individual must have a thorough knowledge of various outboard motors, troubleshooting, repair, sterndrives and outdrives.

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Seeking experienced sailboat riggers to efficiently install, maintain, repair, and replace rigging and sailing systems. Riggers will be responsible for unstepping and stepping masts, installing booms, tuning standing rigging, installing running rigging, connecting...

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Marine Electric & Electronics Technician

Front Street Shipyard is seeking an experienced marine electric & electronics technician. S/he will be able to to install complete electrical and electronic systems on boats. The marine electric & electronics technician should be able to troubleshoot...

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Experienced Carpenter

The ideal candidate will have experience working within a marine environment. A yacht building background would be of particular interest, although experienced recreational boat builders with advanced carpentry skills, shop fitters, cabinet makers & bench joiners...

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