Boat Builders

  • Job posted:
    20/11/2019
  • Terms:
    Permanent
  • Employer:
    Oyster Yachts
  • Hours:
    Full-time
  • Job Title:
    Boat Builders
  • Salary:
    N/A
  • Location:
    Southampton

Built on the foundation of over 20 million blue-water sailing miles and 75 circumnavigations, we pride ourselves on putting people first. As a growing business, we enable our employees to take ownership of their work and to be the best at what they do. Are you passionate about taking responsibility and having the ability to make a difference? Do you think outside the box and enjoy tackling challenges with colleagues alongside you?

If so, we have a great opportunity for experienced and passionate individuals to work as a Boat Builder in our Boat Building teams in Southampton & Wroxham.

The Role:

As a Boat Builder you will be responsible for making and fitting various components across our range of boats, working to precise measurements and details.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Fitting ply bulkheads.
  • Epoxy lay-up of sub assemblies.
  • Fairing & finishing of final Composite Modules.
  • Making and fitting cabin sole bearers.
  • Cladding bulkheads with polished veneered ply.
  • Making and fitting a variety of boat furniture.
  • Fitting various fibreglass components.
  • Making and fitting sole boards.
  • Basic upholstery work on overhead panels etc.
  • Making and hanging cabin doors.
  • Levelling Boats
  • Skin Fitting Installation, Deck Gear Installation and Teak Deck Installation
  • Window, Portlight and Hatch Installation

The Person:

Essential

  • Time served as a Boat Builder
  • Ability to be organized and work to close time deadlines
  • To have a proven track record of completing work to a high standard
  • Relevant C&G Qualifications essential.
  • At least 2 years previous experience in the marine industry working with timber/GRP boats.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of marine industry
  • Understanding of Oyster Yachts

If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact our HR department at

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