Boat Builder

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Alii Thorogood

Boat Builder



Boat Builder needed for a maritime and defence company based in Portsmouth who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Boat Builder that takes pride in their work with an in-depth knowledge of reading technical drawings.

The successful candidate would desirably have a relevant degree - i.e. C&G / ONC / HNC Mechanical Engineering etc. and have a keen interest in boat building from scratch.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Boat Builder will include:

  • Reading technical drawing
  • Fitting deck hardware
  • Laying up GRP
  • Building models that are built to exacting standards and close tolerances

What experience you need to be the successful Boat Builder:

  • Experience with working in a ship yard / boat building environment
  • Related educational of professional qualification - i.e. C&G / ONC / HNC Mechanical Engineering or similar approved qualification
  • Proven track record in manufacturing high quality, low quantity bespoke items would be an advantage
  • Experience with a range of workshop equipment associated with boat building:
    • GRP layup
    • Plug & Mold manufacture
    • Patternmaking / wood working tools
  • Establishing datum's, waterlines, frame positions, parallels etc from technical drawings
  • Fitting of drive equipment
  • Accurate aligning of contract surfaces

Must be eligible for SC clearance.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Boat Builder to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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