Custom Machine Assembler
Marine Travelift, Inc. - Sturgeon Bay, WI

Company Profile

The world’s first mobile boat hoist was conceptualized and manufactured in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, in 1945. Officially established in 1954, Marine Travelift Inc. has a long-standing reputation as a marine industry leader and is recognized for its tradition of excellence on a global scale. The company manufactures mobile boat hoists, marine forklifts, self-propelled transporters and other related marine lifting products with more than 3,500 units in service worldwide.

Job Type

Full-time, 1st or 2nd shift, 40-50 hours a week


This position will be responsible for assembling custom machines including large boat hoists and other lifting equipment for marine and industrial applications.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Install engines and compartments, pumps, tires, conduit and hydraulic lines, set pressures, etc. on very large equipment.
  • Produce components by assembling parts and subassemblies
  • Assemble and install parts, wires, hoses, and hydraulics onto large equipment utilizing power equipment and wrenching techniques
  • Drill holes for wires, hoses and small parts
  • Position parts and subassemblies by using and referring to blueprints
  • Complete small weldments
  • Install various equipment accessories (decals, mud flaps, cameras, lights)
  • Lift and stack completed subassemblies and parts
  • Train and work in various areas of assembly in response to production demands
  • Follow verbal and written work instructions
  • Pay particular attention to detail to ensure that quality standards are adhered to
  • Regular attendance required throughout the program and subsequent employment
  • All other duties and responsibilities that are assigned


  • Must have mechanical skills and/or abilities
  • Must be able to read blueprints
  • Must be dependable and take pride in the work produced
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Hydraulics experience is a plus
  • Experience with heavy equipment is a plus

Employee Benefits

  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance Coverage

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • 401K benefit plan with company match

We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified females, minorities, individuals with a disability, and veterans are encouraged to apply.