General Yard Technician

Salary: $18 - $25/hour

We’re looking for a year-round, full-time General Yard Technician to join our talented, energetic, and motivated team. This is an entry level position, and is an excellent opportunity to acquire a wide variety of skillsAs a member of our team, you will be expected to be eager and ready to learn about marine service and storage. We aim to provide the highest quality services to our customers; we don’t cut corners, and we always have a focus on customer service. Our team takes great pride in their work, and we’re looking for like-minded individuals. In this role, you will be expected to participate—in our daily and weekly huddles, in problem solving, in helping fellow teammates, and in communicating with customers, when needed. You need to be flexible and adaptable; our day can change rapidly, and your work may consist of launching a boat, painting a bottom, or visiting a customer’s dock to help diagnose an issue. You do not need to come with years of experience, but you do need to come with the motivation to learn, be part of a team, and jump in wherever you’re needed. You will be expected to bring good energy, enthusiasm and tenacity every day. Active participation in everything from developing solutions for day-to-day challenges to the financials of the business and our monthly meetings is important and expected. Compensation is commensurate with experience; range is $18-$25 per hour. 

Benefits


  • 401(k) 
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Discount
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Insurance
  • Profit Sharing Bonus
  • Open Book Management
  • Company Paid Training and
    Education/Industry Certifications
  • After hours, use of shop and company tools
  • $200 Crew gear allowance
  • $400 Annual Tool Allowance
  • $1,500 Employee Referral Program
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Company sponsored events
  • Reliable schedule with very few weekends

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with cleaning, buffing, and waxing boats as necessary 
  • Assist with launching, hauling, and standing boats of various sizes 
  • Assist with loading and moving boats on trailers 
  • Sailboat rigging  
  • Detailing
  • Bottom painting 
  • Varnish 
  • Water systems 
  • Basic mechanical and electrical  
  • Carpentry 

  • Be willing to attend trainings and seek out opportunities for gaining knowledge
  • est and adjust systems to meet the manufacturer’s performance specifications
  • Act as a technical resource for Marine Technicians I and II and offer training and suggestions to them
  • Be willing to do whatever is necessary to make sure that a customer is safe and out of harm’s way and then go the extra mile to make sure they are happy.
  • Be comfortable helping to haul, launch, and stand boats using a travel lift and hydraulic trailers
  • Be comfortable launching a boat at a boat ramp
  • Be comfortable using a wide range of shop tools and equipment 
  • Maintain personal inventory of tools and organize tools to be prepared at the job site 
  • Maintain a positive attitude and help create a positive and
  • supportive work environment
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Have a sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on team success
  • Have a thirst to learn and advance knowledge and skills
  • Have a desire to be involved with the team and participate in the business.
  • Perform with strong attention to detail, a high level of accuracy, and excellent time management skills with respect for deadlines. 

Qualifications & Requirements


Certifications

    • ABYC Systems Certification desired 
    • IDA Certifications desired 
    • CDL, or willingness to obtain a CDL required 

Career Experience

  • This is an entry level position

Requirements

  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs, to lift up to 50 pounds consistently, and to get on/off in and around boats of varying sizes 
  • Ability to work outdoors in all conditions 
  • Willingness to learn and advance knowledge and skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact positively with people 
  • Driver’s license and clean driving record 
  • Available full-time, M-F 7am-4:30pm