SMCC Workforce Training

SMCC LogoBath Iron Works has partnered with Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) and Maine Quality Centers to offer workforce training programs. These programs are free to qualified applicants and provide training targeting specific kinds of jobs. The courses are located on the SMCC Midcoast Campus in Brunswick and graduates receive an interview with our shipyard. Welding, manufacturing technician, and marine designer courses are currently being offered.

To learn more about these training opportunities, call 207-741-5955 or click here.

SMCC Manufacturing Technician Course

Those who take this course will learn technical skills such as blueprint reading, hand and power tool operation, oxy cutting, tack welding, drilling, fastening, technical math, lifting and material handling, operation of air tools, and more. Earn while you learn with a $500 weekly incentive.

Prerequisites:

  • 18 years old or older
  • High School Diploma, GED or HiSet
  • U.S. Citizenship and/or authorization to work in the US required (additional hiring restrictions may apply).
  • No trade experience required
  • Testing may be required

Click here to view the latest manufacturing technician course flyer.

SMCC Welding Course

Topics covered include out of position T welds, groove welds, vertical welds, stick and flux core, oxy cutting, plasma cutting, non-destructive and destructive testing and more!

Prerequisites:

  • 18 years old or older
  • High School Diploma, GED or HiSet
  • U.S. Citizenship and/or authorization to work in the US required (additional hiring restrictions may apply).
  • Preference given to those with previous welding experience or training
  • Testing may be required

Click here to view the latest welding course flyer.

SMCC Marine Designer Course

This program will equip you with the skills to become a marine designer, which include 3D modeling & visualization, electronically drafting installation & fabrication drawings, developing ship alteration drawings for repair/alteration of ships in the fleet, extracting computer-aided manufacturing data, and more!

Prerequisites:

  • At least 18 years old
  • High School diploma, GED or HiSet
  • U.S. Citizenship and/or authorization to work in the US required (additional hiring restrictions may apply).
  • Preference given to those with previous trade experience or training
  • Testing may be required
  • Minimum of one (1) year design experience, OR Associates degree in Technical
    School (CAD, Engineering Technology, Design, Architecture, Graphic Arts), OR seven (7) years of experience as a first class mechanic in a marine
    trade required
  • Good computer skills (e.g., proficiency with Microsoft Office tools) required
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow technical procedures, standards and work
    instructions required
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team environment required
  • 3D CAD or AUTOCAD proficiency preferred

Click here to view the latest marine designer course flyer.

Interested in taking any of these courses? Call 207-741-5955 or email workforceregistration@smccME.edu.