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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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

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!

SHIPYARD TECHNICIAN

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. This position will perform and assist in performing Billable Shipyard Operations, as well as maintaining the general maintenance and safety of the Shipyard. They will also perform various skilled labor operations associated with all types of services TNM offers, including anode replacement, painting, and general preventative maintenance on Shipyard equipment. This position is also responsible for assisting the Shipyard Manager in monitoring the working conditions of the shipyard and Service Shop to ensure that all activity is compliant with OSHA standards and the True North Marine Safety Program. This position will assist the Travel Lift Operator by acting as a spotter during haul outs. This position will work closely with Management to enforce company health and safety guidelines, as well as inspect workspaces and products to ensure they are up to safety standards.

Job Requirements

Technical and field service experience are required for this position, as well as a thorough understanding of pleasure boats, their operation, as well as construction. Attention to safety and operational details are also required to successfully perform work. As a large portion of this job is performed outside in various types of weather, physical fitness and proper attire is important.

Specific Job Duties at TNM:

-Perform Billable Shipyard Operations (vessel haul, block, launch, quick hauls, crane operations, etc.) safely, and in accordance with TNM operating procedures.

-Pressure washing boats after haul outs

-Anode replacements

-Perform general maintenance and housekeeping activities in the yard

-Perform periodic checks and inspections of shipyard and marina grounds

-Daily inspections of equipment

-General preventative maintenance of equipment

-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

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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