Labor Staffing for North America’s Elite Marine Craftsmen

Custom Marine Labor and Shipyard Staffing Services

Need marine labor? We can help with our marine labor staffing solutions. Tradesmen International approaches every marine contractor with a deep knowledge of the business in tandem with a deep love of honest craftsmanship and maritime heritage. And it drives everything we do related to marine labor staffing.

From shipbuilding, repair, retrofit and decommissioning to yacht building, repair or refitting, we provide the marine labor staffing solutions you need. We can help you find marine trade craftsmen who are experienced and proven shipyard-worthy: guaranteed qualified and accurately placed, thorough employment references and careful, professional skill assessments. As safety is our #1 core value, we provide OSHA Maritime Safety Training to all our First Class and Second Class Marine Craftsmen employees. Continuous safety education and communication is also provided to our marine trades.

Our Shipyard Services

Our team of service professionals and shipyard coordinators includes former mariners, merchant captains, shipbuilding professionals, naval officers and enlisted men with the ability – unique within the industry – to understand your exacting trade needs instinctively and provide proven marine trades, not heavy industrial or commercial craftsmen:

  • Aluminum Welders
  • Blasters/Painters
  • Burners
  • Crane Operators
  • Electrical System Repairmen
  • Fiber Optic Installers
  • Marine Joiners
  • Marine Carpenters
  • Marine Electricians
  • Outfitters
  • Outside/Inside Machinists
  • Pipefitters
  • Pipe Welders – TIG, Stick, Silver Braze
  • Riggers
  • Sheet Metal Mechanics
  • Shipfitters
  • Structural Welders – Stick, MIG, Flux Core
  • Team Leaders
  • TIG Welders

Yacht Trades

Recognizing that yacht building incorporates extraordinary marine engineering demands, including critical noise and vibration management, exotic materials and quality control, we also provide marine craftsmen fully capable of meeting today’s most exotic boat building challenges, including:


  • ABS Certified Welders
  • Aluminum Welders
  • Audio Visual Technicians
  • Blasters/Painters
  • Diesel Mechanics
  • Electrical System Technicians
  • Fiberglass Technicians
  • Finish Carpenters
  • Finish Painters
  • HVAC Technicians
  • Marine Carpenters
  • Marine Electricians
  • Marine Joiners
  • Outboard Technicians
  • Outside/Inside Machinists
  • Painters
  • Pipefitters
  • Riggers
  • Sheet Metal Mechanics
  • Shipfitters
  • Systems Installers

Marine Labor Services You Can Rely On

We’re proud to serve leading marine industry clients with these and other marine trades and would be pleased to provide specific references upon demand. Tradesmen’s Marine Division really is “where you need us:” near lakes, bays, sounds and rivers across North America… and most likely, in your own backyard. We recruit and manage from field offices right where your business is, as well as in all major marine locales, both coastal and inland, including these major seaports:

    • Great Lakes: 866.883.1386
    • Mobile, AL: 877.900.0079
    • San Diego, CA: 877.595.0897
    • San Francisco, CA: 855.875.7766
    • Ft. Lauderdale, FL: 844.860.0275
    • Jacksonville, FL: 866.606.6003
    • Honolulu, HI: 844.895.9756
  • Moss Point, MS: 877.474.4459
  • North Kingstown, RI: 877.700.1544
  • Houston, TX: 844.231.7037
  • Newport News, VA: 866.627.4638
  • Bremerton, WA: 855.847.1361
  • Seattle, WA: 855.847.1361

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