Join Our Crew

Lyman-Morse employees are some of the world's finest boatbuilders and craftsmen

Lyman-Morse offers employees competitive wages and excellent benefits. Benefits include vacation time, health insurance, and 401K. We are always looking for skilled, experienced and enthusiastic people to expand our talented and creative workforce.


Download an Application or stop by either our Camden or Thomaston location during regular business hours:

  • Thomaston:
    Monday – Friday
    84 Knox Street
  • Camden:
    Monday – Friday
    59 Sea Street

Apply By Mail

Send application (include resumé if desired) to:
84 Knox Street
Thomaston, Maine 04861

Apply By Email

Send application (attach resumé if desired) to:


Current Openings

Launch Driver – Camden
Lyman-Morse in Camden is looking for a launch driver to join our seasonal crew. Applicants must possess exemplary boat-handling skills and, at the minimum, hold a current USCG Launch Operator’s License. Launch drivers are required to pass a drug test and participate in a random drug testing program throughout the season. Successful candidates will possess excellent interpersonal skills when working with the public and demonstrate proper VHF radio etiquette. Applicants must be willing to work flexible hours and commit to the season in its entirety.

Composites Department – Thomaston
Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding in Thomaston is looking to fill immediate positions in its composites department. Experience in open and closed molding, vacuum bagging, and infusion is preferred. Basic experience would be considered if open to additional training.

Coatings Department Foreman – Camden
Lyman-Morse in Camden is looking for a full time Coatings Foreman. Experience with surface preparations and coatings, including fairing, sanding, painting, and other finishing procedures on boats and small parts is essential. This person must have the ability to run a crew and assist project managers in overseeing service and building projects. Knowledge of time management, estimating skills, use of Microsoft Office & Excel. The products can range from epoxy, polyurethanes, varnish, and other marine finishing products. Applications are done by brush as well as spraying. Experience required: 2-5 years marine painting experience, may substitute high-end automotive prep and finish experience. Working knowledge of airless pumps and traditional spray methods is also desirable.

Marine Designer – Thomaston
Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding in Thomaston is looking for a skilled marine designer to join its expanding design department. Five years of experience required. Must be proficient drawing with AutoCAD and modeling with SolidWorks. Knowledge working with Rhino and MicroStation a plus. Applicant should have practical sailing and boating experience.

Service Carpentry Foreman – Thomaston 
Lyman-Morse in Thomaston is looking for a service carpentry foreman to support the service yard. The ideal candidate would be an experienced industry professional who is proficient with Excel, Email, MS Office Suite, estimating, budgets, and supervising a wide array of yacht service-related projects. Must have good communication skills and ability to interact with customers, employees, and other supervisors.

Millwrights/Welders/Fabricators – Thomaston 
Lyman-Morse Fabrication is looking for experienced millwrights, welders, and fabricators to start immediately. Minimum of 3 years experience preferred.

Electronics Technician
Lyman-Morse is seeking an Electronics Technician. ABYC and NMEA certifications preferred.

Yard Crew –  Camden and Thomaston
Lyman-Morse in Thomaston and Lyman-Morse in Camden are each looking for a yard crew person. Travelift operation experience is required. Hydraulic trailer and mechanical background a plus.

Yacht Broker – Newport, RI
Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding is seeking an ambitious and experienced full-time broker to immediately join the sales team by operating from Lyman-Morse’s office in Newport, Rhode Island. Candidates should have proven yacht sales experience, a book of clients, and 3+ years experience selling recreational yachts 40′ or larger. This person will be charged with maintaining existing clients and developing longstanding relationships with yacht owners and prospective buyers. Service and new build marketing will be part of the sales mix. Candidates must be able to work independently as well as interface with project and yard managers. Integrity and attention to detail are essential.

Building high-end vessels, for both power and sail, has afforded Lyman-Morse a strong reputation for excellence throughout the world, attracting customers interested in quality and thoughtful work. Lyman-Morse offers a competitive compensation package and a great opportunity to grow with an exciting company committed to cutting-edge technologies, Maine ingenuity, and a worldwide presence. Our office in Newport, Rhode Island, offers great exposure and opportunities to cultivate a strong customer base.

CNC Operator – Thomaston
Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding in Thomaston is looking for a full-time CNC operator to join its CNC division. The CNC operator is expected to cycle parts in and out of CNC machines reliably, quickly, while holding the tight tolerance the job demands. He/she must have a “can do” attitude to go above and beyond to ensure that the work produces consistent quality. He/she maintains safe working practices, ensuring that the company and customers’ needs are satisfied in an efficient and professional manner. Position includes extensive periods of standing, lifting, and walking around machines as well as climbing into and around confined spaces and onto heights to fit CNC cut parts.

Key responsibilities:

  • Set up, adjust, and operate basic or specialized machine tools used to perform precision machining operations.
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, or materials onto/into machines.
  • Measure, examine, and inspect completed parts to check for defects and ensure conformance to specifications using precision instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and gauges.
  • Control coolant systems, oil levels, and other cutting fluids required by job.
  • Change cutting tools as needed.