EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

True North Marine is an industry-leading Yacht Service Company specializing in Comprehensive Customer Satisfaction through support of all aspects of the Boating Lifestyle and leisure activities on the water. We service both power and sail recreational vessels in the Clear Lake, Galveston, and surrounding areas of Texas where boating is a year-round adventure. Our market is considered the 3rd highest concentration of recreational vessels in the US, and is located just minutes from the Houston Metropolitan Area on Galveston Bay. We provide mechanical, electrical, electronic, HVAC, and other systems design, installation, repair, and preventive maintenance services, as well as numerous other Yacht Support Services through our unique Captain-Lite Program.

We are seeking true professionals that take great pride in themselves and their work. True North Marine continues to offer industry-leading pay, competitive benefits, and career training paths and advancement to our valued employees. We offer competitive pay reflective of skill and experience level along with an attractive benefits package.

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

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PARTS & EQUIPMENT SALES DEPT. MANAGER

True North Marine is looking for a highly motivated and organized individual to lead the development and growth of our parts and equipment sales department. This individual must be courteous, articulate, and display a positive attitude. It is essential for this individual to be highly organized and have the ability to multi-task. Must be able to maintain a high level of professionalism in a rapid growth environment. This individual must possess the ability to adapt to change quickly, be receptive to changing job duties, and must have a desire to grow with the company. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of applicable experience for consideration.

We are seeking a true professional that takes great pride in themselves and their work. True North Marine continues to offer industry-leading pay, competitive benefits, and career training paths and advancement to our valued employees.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and direct daily operations of inventory and special order purchasing that supports our Service Department (approx.. 8-10 field service technicians) and Shipyard
  • Manage inventory and purchasing staff
  • Provide on-going training & professional development to current and new staff
  • Develop and enforce current policies/procedures for parts purchasing that supports the service department and shipyard
  • Work with other division managers (service, shipyard, marketing) to further develop and refine policies, procedures, and work processes
  • Further develop and expand physical inventory and inventory control methods
  • Develop retail sales, including POS system and working with marketing to develop effective strategies for growth
  • Manage vendor and purchasing relations
  • Manage warranty claims

Requirements: Skills/Qualifications:

  • Education: College, some college or trade school preferred. Degree or certification ideal.
  • Experience in purchasing, inventory management, and vendor relations
  • Experience in personnel management
  • Experience with point-of-sale systems
  • Experience in customer relations
  • Experience with dealership development
  • At least 5 years of related experience
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent time management and the ability to prioritize work
  • Detail oriented
  • Professional communication; effectively interact and communicate with other team members
  • Capability to develop and improve policies and procedures
  • Problem solving skills
  • Must have good knowledge of technology, with the ability and desire to learn/adapt/change
  • Compensation:
  • We offer competitive pay reflective of skill and experience level
  • Health benefits, access to 401K, paid time off, paid holidays

MARINE GENERAL TECHNICIAN

True North Marine is dedicated to the growth of our business as well as the growth of our employees.We value principled team members who are interested in continued growth opportunities. We offer excellent benefits and highly competitive pay. True North Marine realizes that the right people are integral to the success of our organization, and we heavily invest in both on-the-job and formal off site training for our crew.

Applicants must have good communication skills, be able to utilize current mobile technology, and display a high level of professionalism and attention to detail in all they do. Strong logical troubleshooting skills are highly valued. The ability to learn general installation and repair of other marine systems and equipment may be required as well.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:     

  • Perform general service, repairs, and installation of marine systems
  • Perform service work on site (dockside) in marinas
  • Follow company process and procedures for verbal/written communication on status of jobs
  • Update job board daily with job statuses
  • Update/communicate with customers as necessary
  • Create estimates for necessary repair and/or replacement units
  • Utilize service manuals
  • Utilize a smart phone and tablet for email, communication, documentation, and research
  • Perform visual inspections while on board for other needed work
  • Lift and/or move at least 25 lbs. independently
  • Be able to walk and stand more than 2/3 of the day
  • Be able to use hands, reach with hands and arms for more than 2/3 of the day
  • Climb or balance for more than 2/3 of the day
  • Be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl more than 2/3 of the day
  • Work in potentially confined areas of high heat and humidity
  • Work in outdoor conditions, heat and cold
  • Work near moving mechanical parts

Skills/Education/Experience necessary to perform job duties:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent, and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Must be able to interact well with customers, management, and other employees
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Efficient and logical troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Internet research skills
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Time management
  • Diligence in completing job tasks
  • Minimum of a certification /degree in marine specific area

Compensation:

  • We offer competitive pay reflective of skill and experience level, $20-$35.00 per hour.
  • Health/Dental benefits
  • 401K
  • FSA (flexible spending account)
  • Paid holidays
  • Company phone
  • Company van
  • Uniform service
  • For the right individuals, excellent opportunity for growth within the company

If you feel you may be a good fit and are open to new challenges and rewards, apply with us today!

MARINE AIR CONDITIONING & REFRIGERATION TECH, HVAC

Marine Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician, HVAC

True North Marine is dedicated to the growth of our business as well as the growth of our employees.We value principled team members who are interested in continued growth opportunities. We offer excellent benefits and highly competitive pay. True North Marine realizes that the right people are integral to the success of our organization, and we heavily invest in both on-the-job and formal off site training for our crew.

Applicants must have good communication skills, be able to utilize current mobile technology, and display a high level of professionalism and attention to detail in all they do. Strong logical troubleshooting skills are highly valued. The Marine Electronics/Electrical Technician will learn to perform repairs and installations of navigation, communication, satellite, audio visual, security related marine electronics products, and AC/DC electrical systems. Also required is the ability to design and network various systems, as well as work with customers to determine what products meet their needs. The ability to learn general installation and repair of other marine systems and equipment may be required as well.

Job Description:

· Perform repair and service of air conditioning, refrigeration, and related systems on pleasure boats ranging in size from 30’ to 70’

· Perform service work on site (dockside) in marinas

· Service and repair air conditioning units ranging between 8,000 and 30,000 BTU

· Service and repair refrigeration units, including refrigerant leak repair

· Work with AC and DC electrical systems (12/24 volt DC, 120/240 volt AC)

· Service and repair air conditioning and refrigeration Marine products including Cruisair, Marine Air, Webasto, Adler Barbour, Norcold, Frigoboat, Dometic, etc.

· Have good brazing skills

· Repair/replace plumbing components for water cooled air conditioning systems

· Maintain a well-stocked/equipped/organized vehicle at all times

· Lift at least 50 lbs.

· Work in potentially confined areas of high heat and humidity

· Follow company process and procedures for verbal/written communication on status of jobs

· Create estimates for necessary repair and/or replacement units

· Utilize a smart phone and tablet for communication, documentation, and research

· Perform visual inspections while on board for other needed work

Skills/Qualifications required:

· Applicants must have applicable EPA certifications.

· Experience in industries outside of Marine will be considered (residential, commercial), but must have relevant licenses and certifications.

· Applicants must be able to demonstrate a high level of professionalism, cleanliness, and organization.

· Efficient and logical troubleshooting skills, with the ability to work independently, are required.

· Must be able to interact well with customers, management, and other employees.

· Demonstrate clear communication and good writing skills.

· Must have some computer skills and be able to operate a smart phone and tablet.

· Must be able to use the internet for research.

· Must possess standard tools of the trade.

Skills/Qualifications preferred:

· Good brazing skills

· Experience with marine systems and manufacturers (Dometic, Cruisair, Marine Air, Adler Barbour, Frigoboat, Webasto, Gruenert, etc.)

· Experience in the marine industry and/or an interest and passion for boating

Compensation:

· We offer competitive pay reflective of skill and experience level, $20-$35.00 per hour.

· Health/Dental benefits

· 401K

· FSA (flexible spending account)

· Paid holidays

· Company phone

· Company van

· Uniform service

· For the right individuals, excellent opportunity for growth within the company

MARINE ELECTRICIAN & ELECTRICAL TECHNICIAN

A Marine Electrical/Electronics Technician will have the ability to:

  • Become certified in industry specific Marine Electronics including Raymarine, Garmin, Simrad, B&G, KVH, & Intellian. American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) Certifications including Electrical, Corrosion, and Marine Systems.
  • Install, configure, operate and troubleshoot electronic and equipment.
  • Setup up an efficient work area in the field to perform quality service on boats in remote locations.
  • Provide onboard diagnostic evaluations, implement equipment software updates and train customers in proper operation of their Marine Electronics.
  • Work from equipment manuals, network drawings, schematics and verbal instructions.
  • Properly submit work orders, parts ordering forms and warranty registration information.
  • Accurately maintain a schedule and demonstrate proper time keeping methods.
  • Follow company policies and procedures in order to maintain a high level of efficiency and professionalism.
  • Follow work space safety rules and procedures to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Work with various hand an power tools to professionally install or replace equipment

Compensation:

  • We offer competitive pay reflective of skill and experience level
  • Company pays 100% of employee health insurance monthly premium
  • Company pays 50% of Dental/Vision monthly premium
  • 401K
  • PTO (paid time off, including vacation, sick leave and bereavement)
  • Paid holidays
  • Relocation/Retention bonus
  • For the right individuals, excellent opportunity for growth within the company

MARINE MECHANIC

We are looking to add experienced Mechanics who are driven to be the best in their field.

  • Mechanical troubleshooting and repair skills related to gas and/or diesel engines. Marine training (especially ABYC) and experience is preferred, but automotive, heavy truck, or industrial mechanical experience will be considered.
  • Strong troubleshooting and logical decision-making skills are essential.
  • Our work is dockside in the many surrounding marinas, typically on vessels ranging from 35-65 feet with gasoline and diesel genset and propulsion (inboard & sterndrive) systems.
  • The ability to work independently, as part of a team, and within company policies and safety practices will be expected.

We are seeking true professionals that take great pride in themselves and their work. True North Marine continues to offer industry-leading pay, competitive benefits, and career training paths and advancement to our valued employees.

If you feel you may be a good fit and are open to new challenges and rewards, apply with us today!

Compensation:

  • We offer competitive pay reflective of skill and experience level
  • Company pays 100% of employee health insurance monthly premium
  • Company pays 50% of Dental/Vision monthly premium
  • 401K
  • PTO (paid time off, including vacation, sick leave and bereavement)
  • Paid holidays
  • For the right individuals, excellent opportunity for growth within the company

If you feel you may be a good fit and are open to new challenges and rewards, apply with us today!

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