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

**NOTE**  Please apply directly to the company that owns the job ad and not to the Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association. 

Lunenburg Industrial Foundry and Engineering – Marine Mechanic

L. Himmelman Elastomers – Rubber Extruder Operator / General Labourer

ABCO Industries – Fabricator / Welder

DSS Marine – Sales/Service Coordinator (West)

West Head Boatbuilders Ltd. – Boat Assembler, Fibreglass

Baddeck Marine – Sales/Service Coordinator (West)

Rosborough Boats – Marketing & Sales Associate

Rosborough Boats – Marine Technician/Outfitter

Covey Island Boatworks – Shipwright, Mechanic or General Labourer

Atlantic Electronics Limited – Office Administrator

Samson Enterprises – Shipyard Labourer

Jastram Technologies – Technician Sales & Support Specialist

A. F. Theriault & Son Ltd – Stockroom Purchasing Clerk

A. F. Theriault & Son Ltd – Carpenter

A. F. Theriault & Son Ltd – Propeller Technician

Boudreau’s Boat Building – Shipyard Labourer

Toromont CAT – Shop Technician A

Ed’s Hydraulic & Marine Services Ltd. – Truck and Transport Vehicle Mechanic Apprentice

Shining Waters Marina – Boatyard Laborer/Boat Rigger

Boudreau’s Boat Building – Carpentry & Fibre Glass Laminator

Canadian Maritime Engineering – Industrial Painter

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 😉