Electrician (Full Time)

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 Electricians have a hands-on multi-faceted role which requires both working alone or as part of a team.
  • The Electrician ensures the highest standard of quality in their work and performs efficiently and effectively.
  • Safety is a priority and our Electricians are expected to practice safety precautions in executing their duties, including the proper use of safety equipment.

Duties and Skills

  • Electricians with marine experience or familiarity with generation and power distribution.
  • Ability to work on different marine electrical systems (ie: water-makers, hydraulic systems, diesel furnaces, black water systems, electronics and NMEA 2000 systems)
  • 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


  • Must be able to freely travel in & out of USA
  • Red Seal Electrical Certificate preferred
  • Must hold valid class 5 driver’s license
  • Hands-on multi-tasker, ability to work independently or as part of a small team
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Pleasure Craft Operators Card, see Transport Canada's website
  • Recreational boating experience useful
  • Computer Skills--comfortable with the use of computer equipment including the internet and email; the ability to use Excel and Word, plus a general understanding of network management and IP protocols.
  • 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