Get a great job, right here on the Treasure Coast

Keep reading if…

  •  You like making stuff, and making stuff work.
  •  You want a job with great benefits, that pays well.
  •  You like work that is interesting and rewarding.

If all this sounds good, consider a career in manufacturing and skilled trades.

  • Jobs in this industry are stable and secure.
  • Workers are in high demand.
  • You can build skills quickly and advance your career in a short period of time.

Some of the hottest jobs in the Treasure Coast are:

  • Welders and fabricators
  • Diesel mechanics for the marine and auto industry
  • HVAC technicians
  • CNC operators
  • Fiberglass and sheet metal workers
  • CDL drivers and freight handlers
  • All aspects of construction including home building and home renovation

Want to get into aviation?  The marine industry?  How about automotive, construction, manufacturing, or logistics?

There are fantastic opportunities in the Treasure Coast.



Piper Aircraft is a manufacturer of general aviation aircraft, located at the Vero Beach Regional Airport in Vero Beach.

Velocity Aircraft based at Sebastian Municipal Airport manufactures kit aircraft, employing a wide variety of trades from mold makers to machinists.

Whelen Aerospace Technologies designs, engineers, and manufactures high-quality products that enhance the safety, visibility, and recognition for aircraft.

EB Airfoils and Electron Beam Development in Palm City have been supporting the Aviation industry with high quality Fan Blade repairs and overhauls since 1976.



Contender Boats has been serving the marine industry for over 30 years manufacturing semi-custom and high-end sportfishing boats.

Derecktor  is a newly operational megayacht repair and refit facility at the Port of Fort Pierce.

Dragonfly Boatworks builds custom shallow-water skiffs, custom yacht tenders, and custom paddle boards which are all hand-crafted in Vero Beach.

Lake and Trail USA in Okeechobee is a new boat dealership, service center, fuel station and convenience store serving boaters of all types.

Maverick Boat Group, located in Fort Pierce for over 35 years, is a premier boat builder of four distinct and iconic boat brands including Maverick, Cobia, Pathfinder and Hewes.

Novurania of America is a leading manufacturer of luxury yacht tenders based in Vero Beach.

Pursuit Boats, located in Fort Pierce for over 38 years, is a premier boat builder of high quality, luxury offshore fishing boats.

Shearwater Boat Yard in Fort Pierce provides marine services including boat repair, maintenance and service on-site or via mobile services.

Triton Submarines is based in Sebastian and makes private submersibles for research, filming, deep-ocean exploration, and the luxury yachting and tourism sector.

Willis Custom Yachts is defining the future of custom yacht design, manufacturing and service at their 66 acre waterfront facility in Martin County.


Chevy Service Tech Tara Hunt collaborates with co-worker at Gilbert Chevrolet in Okeechobee

Firestone Complete Auto Care is part of one the world’s largest company owned auto and tires stores.

The Gilbert Family of Companies in Okeechobee features auto dealerships, an oil company, real estate and more.

Pusher Intakes manufactures over 100 products for after-market diesel engines, especially the Ford F-150.

St Lucie Battery and Tire services vehicles of all types at it’s 15 locations throughout the Treasure Coast.



A&G Concrete Pools in Ft. Pierce builds custom and in ground pools throughout the Treasure Coast.

Close Construction is a General Contractor, Design-Build, and Construction Management firm in Okeechobee.

Elite Electric Plumbing and Air serves the five county region from their Port St Lucie headquarters.

Kirchman Construction is a full-service construction company established in 1971 in Stuart.

O’Donnell Impact Windows and Storm Protection in Stuart specializes in Impact Windows and Doors and HVHZ Accordion Shutter installations.

Proctor Construction in Vero Beach has been providing commercial and residential construction in the Treasure Coast for over 40 years.

For more great opportunities contact the Treasure Coast Builders Association



A-1 Industries  has a diverse range of talent from roof truss production, assembly and distribution, as well as their own in-house Truss Designer and apprenticeship program.

Aluma Tower in Vero Beach makes Aluminum Telescopic Tower Systems sold around the world, primarily to U.S. and Allied Nation militaries.

American Stair Parts in Stuart is one of the largest stair parts manufacturers in the Southeastern United States.

Bautech USA, Inc. in Okeechobee, is a state of the art precast manufacturing plant that can produce dry cast concrete structures as big as 13’x10’x3’.

Builders FirstSource, located in Fort Pierce, is the nation’s largest supplier of structural building products for new residential construction, repair and remodeling.

Charles Industries is a construction, glass, and glass product manufacturing facility in Okeechobee.

Concrete Impressions of Florida, lnc., founded in 1988, opened a new open-air precast manufacturing plant in Fort Pierce in 2020.

Expert Shutter Services, located in Port St. Lucie for over 30 years, is a premier hurricane shutter manufacturer.

Florida Shutters manufactures storm protection products in its Vero Beach location.

Girard Equipment manufactures pressure relief vents and other equipment for the worldwide tanker truck industry.

Hog Technologies in Stuart manufactures Roadway and Airport Maintenance Equipment including the award winning Stripe Hog.

Indian River Select/FreshCo is a nationwide contract beverage packer located in Fort Pierce with manufacturing, warehouse and distribution operations.

Landscape Products manufactures, packages, and delivers landscape products for garden centers, landscape contractors, and more in Okeechobee.

M.A. Ford in Vero Beach produces customized precision drill bits, some as thin as a strand of hair!

nexAir is a specialty gas, welding equipment, and gas supply manufacturing and distribution facility in Okeechobee.

Parabel Nutrition grows, processes and distributes plant-based nutritional products to meet the global demand for plant-based ingredients.

Paradigm Precision in Stuart provides complex machining, fabrications and assemblies primarily for gas turbine engines.

The Porch Factory, located in Fort Pierce, designs, manufactures and installs screen enclosures in addition to patio extensions, glass enclosures, front entry ways, railings, re-screens and repairs.

Precast Specialties, LLC, headquartered in Fort Pierce, is Florida’s leading precast and pre-stressed concrete provider.

Ross Mixers, located in Port St. Lucie, manufactures a full range of mixers and blenders, pressure vessels, tanks and other custom fabricated equipment.

Southeast Milk in Okeechobee offers specialized freight and milk manufacturing services.

For more great opportunities, visit the Treasure Coast Manufacturers Association website.

Transportation and Logistics:

Transportation and Logistics

Amazon operates a delivery station in Fort Pierce with both a delivery station and fulfillment center currently under construction in Port St. Lucie.

Armellini Logistics is headquartered in Palm City and specializes in temperature controlled shipments of perishable product.

CVS Distribution Center in Vero Beach serves all the CVS retail stores in South Florida and the Orlando area.

FedEx Ground Regional Sortation Center in Port St. Lucie is designed to relieve hub capacity constraints by acting as regional direct injection points for large e-commerce customers.

Southern Eagle Distributing is a community driven distributor of popular alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages throughout the region and is headquartered in Ft. Pierce.

WalMart Distribution Center in Fort Pierce employs more than 1,200 people and serves the Central and South Florida region.

Walpole in Okeechobee hauls flour, feed, sugar, salt, lime, and coal across the Southeastern United States.

Waste Management operates throughout the Treasure Coast providing services that range from collection and disposal to recycling and renewable energy generation.

Waste Pro is a privately owned solid waste collection, recycling, processing and disposal company operating in eight southeastern states.

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Okeechobee County is a partnership between CareerSource Research Coast, Indian River State College, The Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County, Business Development Board of Martin County, Indian River County Chamber of Commerce – Office of Economic Development, and Okeechobee County Economic Development Corporation, with the mission to build awareness and create interest in the exciting careers in manufacturing and skilled trades throughout our region.