Historic, Modernized Florida Shipyard RMK Merrill-Stevens Announces Job Openings

Date: Mon, Dec 3, 2018


RMK Merrill-Stevens (RMK MS), a full-service shipyard dedicated to the refit and repair of the world’s finest yachts and vessels, has announced the opening of ten new positions at the historic shipyard.  Dating back to 1885, RMK MS is Florida’s most storied shipyard, being the first shipyard in the state. The company recently unveiled plans to update both the North and South Shipyards with new amenities, capabilities, and opportunities, including the addition of new team members. The updates include a 2,700-ton shiplift and a 100-ton travel lift.

RMK MS is seeking a wide range of talented, highly-motivated tradesmen to fill a variety of positions due to the new additions and renovations to both the North and South yards. RMK MS is currently seeking applicants to fill a wide variety of roles including but not limited to shiplift operator, marine electrician, project manager, marine mechanic and mechanical trade lead, marine painter, boat detailer, marine carpenter and carpentry trade lead, diesel engine technician, marine fabricator/welder, fiberglass technician, marine gas engine technician, yard supervisor, marine procurement department professional as well as new boat sales agent and yacht broker.

“RMK MS values the contribution of each employee, together building something special here that will improve the lives of our team members and the quality of service for yacht owners, captains, and crew,” says RMK MS CEO Aaron Leatherwood. With an emphasis placed on the importance of teamwork at every level, the shipyard’s corporate culture revolves around honesty, quality and integrity. This starts with ownership and management and extends to the service provided to customers by technicians and customer service representatives.

RMK MS meets and complies with all ABS, Lloyd’s and USCG regulations and standards, and has built a reputation on delivering quality refit and repair services on-time and within the agreed upon budget.

Benefits provided to RMK MS employees include company-led training, opportunities for growth, competitive compensation and healthcare benefits, in addition to being a part of one of the most modernized and accommodating shipyards in in the country. 

Applicants are encouraged to email their resume and portfolio to HR@rmkms.com or call 305-324-5211. Apprenticeship programs are also available. For information on opportunities to join the RMK MS team, visit RMKMS Careers.

For more information about RMK Merrill-Stevens call 305-324-5211, or to learn more about RMK MS’s world-renowned shipyard, visit www.rmkmerrill-stevens.com. Keep up with RMK MS on social media through Facebook,Twitter,Instagram, and LinkedIn.