On this page, you will find current employment opportunities in the boat building and repair industry as well as information about boatyards with certified Boat Builders and Marine Service Technicians.
For Potential Apprentices
If you are looking for a certified Boat Builder (BB) or Marine Service Technician (MST) to mentor you through an apprenticeship, you can find a list of NSBA members with certified BBs or MSTs here: Complete list. Please note that other companies have certified BBs and MSTs who are not NSBA members but it is more difficult for us to maintain information about non-NSBA members.
Job Application Tips
Here are some tips from NSBA for anyone who is job hunting. These are mostly for applying to smaller companies and organizations, as big companies may have many applicants and quite different processes for screening applicants: CLICK HERE
Member Employment Opportunities
Please apply directly to the company that owns the job ad and not to the Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association.
Samson Enterprises Ltd – Spray Gun Operator/Fibreglass Laminator
East River Shipyard – Various Positions
CME North Sydney – Various Positions
Bayview Marine Ltd – Boat Builder
Seamasters Services Limited – Marine Technician
Long Beach Boatbuilding Ltd – Labourer
Mermaid Marine Products – Bilingual Customer Service and Sales rep.
A. F. Theriault & Son Ltd – Fibreglass Laminator
A. F. Theriault & Son Ltd – Labourer
A. F. Theriault & Son Ltd – Marine Mechanic
A. F. Theriault & Son Ltd – Sandblaster
Canadian Maritime Engineering – Technical Sales & Support Representative
Canadian Maritime Engineering – Production Supervisor
Canadian Maritime Engineering – General Manager
Lengkeek Vessel Engineering Ltd. – Naval Architectural Engineer
Shelburne Diesel – Fibreglass Laminator/Labourer
Shelburne Diesel – Marine Mechanics
Baddeck Marine – Marine Service Technician Trainee
Jastram Technologies Ltd – Technical Sales and Support Representative
Canadian Maritime Engineering – Industrial Painter
Jastram Technologies Inc – Technical Sales Support Representative
Lloyd’s Register Americas – AOPS Project Manager (ISI)
Want to read some provincial specs on the industry check out the NS website.
Keep checking back as you never know what might float by 😉