Technicians – Safe Harbor Marinas

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Safe Harbor Marinas has openings for technicians at the following locations: 

  • Safe Harbor Cowesett (Warwick, RI)
  • Safe Harbor Hawthorne Cove (Salem, MA)
  • Safe Harbor Jamestown Boatyard (Jamestown, RI)
  • Safe Harbor Marina Bay (Quincy, MA)
  • Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard (Newport, RI)
  • Safe Harbor Plymouth (Plymouth, MA)
  • Safe Harbor Shelburne Shipyard (Shelburne, VT)
  • Safe Harbor Westport (Denver, NC)
  • Safe Harbor Jefferson Beach – St. Clair Shores, MI

Position Summary

Technicians inspect, maintain, and repair boats of all kinds. Using diagnostic equipment, test and repair boat engines, hulls, propellers, rigging, masts, sails, and navigational equipment. They also install and test sanitation and refrigeration systems, cabinetry, electrical systems, steering gear, and accessories.  

· Inspect, maintain, and repair boats of all kinds
·Utilize diagnostic equipment to test and repair boat engines, hulls, propellers, rigging, masts, sails, and navigational equipment
· Install and test sanitation and refrigeration systems, cabinetry, electrical systems, steering gear, and accessories
· Troubleshoot, test, repair, replace, remove and install vessel systems and components
· Conduct thorough assessment prior to starting a job including; acknowledging the budgeted time and time frame for completion, proving the system and the element requiring service, sourcing parts if required
· Overall knowledge of marine systems including electrical, plumbing & water systems
· Troubleshoot, repair, and install vessel systems and components including but not limited to: electrical, electronics, HVAC, plumbing & water systems (fresh, salt, and waste), gas and diesel engines
· Assign parts and purchases to the appropriate vessels/tickets
· Must possess own tools
· Availability to work overtime in order to meet deadlines

Technical and Physical Requirements
· High school diploma or equivalent preferred
· Technical school training preferred
· 5 years’ experience preferred
· ABYC and/or manufacturer certifications preferred
· Ability to ascend and descend a ladder
· Must carry own tools
· Ability to work in confined spaces
· Ability to lift 50 pounds
· Basic boat handling skills preferred
· Experience with both gas and diesel engines preferred

Minimum Soft Skills Qualifications
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills· Positive attitude and willingness to learn
· Ability to provide exceptional customer service and an understanding of customers’ needs
· Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills while working both independently and within a team context
· Organizational skills are a must
· Demonstrates ability to prioritize and work unsupervised
· Eager to engage in a growing, fast paced, and industry-leading company

The Company

Safe Harbor Marinas, LLC (SHM) is the largest owner and operator of marinas in the world. As a fast-growing private equity sponsored company, SHM cultivates a team dynamic of passionate individuals led by the sharpest minds in the industry in order to serve the vibrant boating community that encompasses the SHM network. SHM offers professional education and training opportunities and the chance to work with – and learn from – highly experienced marina professionals. In addition, SHM offers eligible employees healthcare benefits, 401(k) plans, paid time off, and relocation opportunities.


Please send resume to and indicate which marina(s) you are interested in working at in the subject of the email.

Safe Harbor Marinas provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applications for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Safe Harbor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. The policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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