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Would you like to influence the standards for the work you do? Would you like to be part of a team that sets the standards for modern custom motor and sailing yachts, as well as commercial vessel construction? Do you value a company that continually invests in Lean manufacturing principles, superior quality, innovation, teamwork, and leadership while considering its employees a strategic strength? If your answer is yes, Burger Boat Company might be for you! Scroll to the bottom of this page to see our open positions!

Burger is internationally renowned for award winning design, quality construction, seaworthiness, reliability, and unparalleled customer service. Burger values and recognizes employees for delivering high quality work, continually seeking ways to reduce waste, helping to identify and implement process improvements, and focusing on the delivery of high-quality products and services, while remaining on-time and on-budget. The Burger team is a collaboration of the finest technical minds of craftspeople and artisans in the marine industry.

Explore the Burger culture of innovative design and high-quality construction in a proactive work environment; a culture that was established in 1863 by the founders of Burger and promoted by Burger’s current owners and management team. Burger is one of the oldest shipyards in the USA and the foundation of the American yachting experience.

Scroll to the bottom of this page to see our open positions.  To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources Department at recruit@burgerboat.com  Please include the job title of the position you are appling for in the subject line.

Your trade requires skill and vision. Build it with Burger, where we have a tradition of building custom yachts since 1863 and knowledge is passed on and improved from generation to generation. Work with and become one of the finest craftspeople in yachting at Burger Boat Company, where shipbuilding runs in our blood.

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Current Open Positions

Marine Mechanic

Department: Mechanical/Electrical
Job Status: Accepting Applications
Location: Burger Boat Company - Manitowoc, WI

Job Description

Mechanics are expected to work on all mechanical systems associated with boat building.  This includes, but is not limited to installing, aligning and commissioning propulsion, anchoring, pipe fitting, plumbing, fuel, hydraulic and stabilization systems, as well as control, HVAC, navigation, and electrical systems.  The candidate must also be able to test, troubleshoot and repair mechanical systems on new construction and boat and yacht repair projects.

Required Skills and Knowledge 

Candidates must have advanced skills in at least one area of the Mechanical department – Equipment installer, Journeyman Pipe Fitter, HVAC system fabricator/installer, Electrical, and while not expected to be a certified Diesel Engine Mechanic, knowledge and experience working around engine installations and operations are relevant and preferred.  Journeyman status, an Associate degree in a related field, or a minimum of four years’ experience in a related field is required.  Candidates with experience in a marine environment preferred.

 

An Equal Opportunity Empolyer

 

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources Department at recruit@burgerboat.com Please include the job title you wish to apply for in the subject line.

Metals Manager

Department: Production - Metal Fabrication
Job Status: Accepting Applications
Location: Burger Boat Company - Manitowoc, WI

Job Description

Responsible for leading all metals and outfitting activities including estimating, planning, and directing the execution of projects. In addition, in coordination with project and department coordinators develops and executes project plans for welding and outfitting associated with new construction, repair, and rebuild projects. Ensures projects are completed on time and on budget.

Reporting directly to the Director of Manufacturing, this position includes active responsibility for all welder/fabricator production employees.

Required Skills and Knowledge

Candidates must have experience in a leadership role, leading welding and fabricating workers.  Advanced welding certifications (CWI or CWE) and prior work experience in the Marine industry is preferred.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources Department at recruit@burgerboat.com Please include the job title you wish to apply for in the subject line.

Project Manager

Department: Engineering and Design
Job Status: Accepting Applications
Location: Burger Boat Company - Manitowoc, WI

Job Description

The Project Manager will manage new build and repair/re-fit projects from beginning through completion within established budget and schedule goals.  This includes working with sales and the engineering & design groups during the planning and quoting phase, and especially managing production processes throughout the project duration.  The Project Manager initiates research to determine needed resources including manpower, equipment and materials for each project, and then plans all construction operations and schedules intermediate phases to ensure all deadlines and milestones will be met.

Required Skills and Knowledge 

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Project Management or other Engineering discipline, and skill working with MS Office platform, CAD and other Engineering software programs.  As an alternative to a Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 3 years working as a Project Manager in a manufacturing or construction environment.  Prior experience in the Marine industry is preferred.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources Department at recruit@burgerboat.com Please include the job title you wish to apply for in the subject line.

Skilled Trades

Department: Productionn
Job Status: Accepting Applications
Location: Burger Boat Company - Manitowoc, WI

Required Skills and Knowledge 

Burger Boat Company is hiring and adding to our production team.  We are always interested in speaking with candidates with training and experience in several skilled trades areas. If you are skilled in carpentry, welding and fabricating, painting, mechanical trades, electrical, plumbing, or another trade, there is a good chance we have an opportunity for you! 

Candidates with experience in a marine environment preferred, but not required.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources Department at recruit@burgerboat.com Please include your skilled trade in the subject line.