Work at Front Street Shipyard

Be part of a working environment where your teammates and managers respect your talents, offer a wide variety of projects, and have new challenges every day.

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 offer competitive salaries, holiday and paid time off, health insurance, and an employer-sponsored retirement plan.

We often seek individuals to fill the following positions as they become available:

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

Join our fun, supportive team. We’d love to have you! 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. Front Street Shipyard is an equal opportunity employer.

Expect an Email From Us

Please note: If we’re interested in exploring a job opportunity with you, we will contact you via email to arrange for an interview. Once you submit your application, please monitor your email for communication from our HR department.

Current Openings

Subcontract Welders

Be part of a large refit project at Front Street Shipyard. We’re seeking subcontract welders for a short term project lasting approximately two months on site at our Belfast, Maine, facility.

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Marine Rigger

Front Street Shipyard is seeking and experienced sailboat rigger to efficiently install, maintain, repair, and replace rigging and sailing systems. The rigger is responsible for unstepping and stepping masts, installing booms, tuning standing rigging, installing running rigging, connecting mast lights and wiring, and servicing winches and other hardware.

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Be part of a working environment where your teammates and managers respect your talents, offer a wide variety of projects, and have new challenges every day. We’re seeking mechanics who will be responsible for troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of diesel and gasoline engines, transmissions, drive train and related electrical equipment.

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We’re seeking carpenters who will build fine yacht interiors on a variety of vessels. Marine experience is not required. The carpentry projects are wide-ranging, so your job will be different every day! You’ll work with all types of woods in a well-equipped shop with a team of people who love what they do.

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Composite Technician

We’re seeking experienced, talented composite technicians to work in both our Belfast and our Bucksport, Maine, facilities. Build boats that you’ll be proud to see out on the water here in Maine and around the world!

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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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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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Yard Worker

Be part of the busy team who moves boats, materials, and equipment at Front Street Shipyard. We’re seeking workers to join our yard crew.

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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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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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