photo © Billy Black

photo © Billy Black


Updated May 30, 2018 -

Position Title:    Marine Electricians & Technicians
Reports To:        Yard Manager
Supports:           Electrical Department

Newport Shipyard is looking for experienced marine electricians and technicians. Newport Shipyard hires experienced members of marine trades who are reliable, organized, and hardworking.

  • Candidates must have at least 5 years experience as a marine electrician.

  • Candidates must be able to troubleshoot onboard electrical systems and provide direction to newer technicians learning the trade.

  • Previous experience in the yachting industry is desirable to but not mandatory.

  • Candidate must be proficient in marine electrical installations, generation systems, general marine electrical practices, switchboard and switching equipment, electrical drawing capable, and troubleshooting.

  • Candidate must be personable and willing to converse with customers.

  • Candidate must be within driving distance of Newport, RI area.

  • Candidate must be fit and able to work in technical spaces onboard vessels.

  • Candidate must be able to read and write English fluently.

  • Candidate must be a team player.

Benefits Include:

  • Medical/Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, 401K, Paid Vacation, Sick Time, Paid Holidays and Long-Term Disability Benefits

  • Purchase Discounts, Tool Reimbursements

Voluntary Enrollment Options Include:


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

To apply, please send a cover letter & resume to: Steve Figueiredo, No phone calls please.