Company Overview

Philbrook’s Boatyard is the premier full-service boatyard situated in Tsehum Harbour in Sidney, BC. Family owned and operated since 1955, we are committed to providing excellence and value in every boatyard experience.

Position Overview
  • Reporting to the Lead Hand and Project Manager, our Mechanics have a hands-on multi-faceted role which require both working alone or as part of a team
  • The Mechanic ensures the highest standard of quality in their work and performs efficiently and effectively
  • Safety is a priority and our Mechanics are expected to practice safety precautions in executing their duties, including the proper use of safety equipment.
Duties and Skills
  • Diesel mechanics with marine experience or familiarity with MAN, Northern Lights, Lugger, John Deere, Scania, Detroit Diesel service providers
  • Ability to work on different marine mechanical systems (ie: water-makers, hydraulic systems, diesel furnaces, black water systems, running gear, etc)
  • Deliver exceptional customer service that supports repeat business and continued satisfaction of Philbrook’s Boatyard clients
  • Keep docks and work space clean and free from debris to ensure the safety of clients and staff
  • Meet or exceed expectations with regard to promised times of completion
  • Ensure all workmanship and quality consists with Philbrook’s Boatyard standards
  • Red Seal Marine Mechanic preferred
  • Hands-on multi-tasker, ability to work independently or as part of a small team
  • Pleasure Craft Operators Card, see Transport Canada's website
  • Recreational boating experience useful
  • Must hold valid class 5 driver’s license
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Computer Skills--comfortable with the use of computer equipment including mouse and keyboard and experience using the internet and email
  • Must have own tools


Competitive with industry standards and includes a comprehensive health and benefits package with RRSP after 1 year on staff.

Please apply by fax to 250.656.1155 or email to yachts@philbrooks.com – Indicate position title in subject

To learn more about Philbrook’s Boatyard Ltd, please visit our website at www.Philbrooks.com