Fairer / Finish Fiberglasser / Painter (PA)

Work For The Number 1 Yacht Builder In North America

  • Job Title: Fairer / Finish Fiberglasser / Painter (PA)
  • Location: Port Angeles, Washington
  • Department: Finish Fiberglass
  • Shift Times: Start: 7:00am / End: 3:45pm

Summary:

The Finish Fiberglasser prepares exterior surfaces of luxury yachts for priming and painting.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Use techniques such as hand sanding, sanding blocks, long boarding, orbital sanders and other techniques to prepare surfaces for priming and painting.
  • Apply and work with putties, fiberglass, panels and components to prepare for assembly.
  • Minor application of fiberglass materials.
  • Mask, tape off and protect surfaces with paper, drop cloths and plastic.
  • Will work from lifts and scaffolding at protected heights up to 40 feet.
  • Use a variety of solvents to clean surfaces, tools and equipment.
  • Assist with jobs such as breaking wax, spraying high build epoxy and applying primer, paint and gel-coat.
Requirements:
  • Candidates for this job may be asked to demonstrate specialty skills outlined under job functions.
  • Requires basic levels of mathematical, reading, writing and communication skills necessary to successfully accomplish the job description, skills and ability requirements as outlined above.
  • Requires visual acuity necessary and appropriate to perform all job duties and requirements as listed.
  • Requires auditory acuity capable of hearing a forklift back-up alarm, moving vehicle horns, or other safety alarms and warning signals.
Additional Job Functions:
  • Must be willing to help in other departments.
  • Work effectively as part of a team providing high quality of customer service.
  • Maintain and participates in keeping personal work area, shop and tools clean and safe.
  • Must maintain an excellent attendance record following all company policies and procedures in the Employee Handbook and safety rules.
  • Will be expected to work overtime and flexible hours as needed to meet production schedules and departmental needs.
Other Preferred Skills / Abilities:
  • Prefer 1 to 3 years experience doing like duties in similar environment.

Safety Requirements:

  • Must be able to work wearing a respirator (provided).
  • Must be able to work in an environment with chemical odors.
  • Must be able to work in an environment with dust.
Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms, to stand, walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, push or pull and lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment is a production floor setting and is usually noisy and dusty. It does not always maintain a consistent temperature but is dry. Noise levels are moderate to high with some chemical odors present. When on the production floor, PPE is required where noted.

Total Compensation:

At Westport, L.L.C., your base wage is only a portion of your overall compensation package. When you add in the additional benefits below to our competitive base wage you can increase your total compensation up to 25%.

  • Health insurance benefits options, including medical, prescription, vision, dental, basic group life and disability.
  • Flexible spending accounts for health flex and dependent care expenses
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan options
  • Paid time off for all regular FT employees
  • Paid holidays

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      Summary:

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      Summary:

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      Summary:

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      Summary:

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    • Seamstress / SeamsterNEW
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      Summary:

      This position works in our Upholstery Department supporting various items that need sewn; canvas, cotton blends, leather, silks and other various blends of yardage per production schedule and supervisory instructions. Prepare and apply fabric/leather to various types of furniture per production schedule and supervisory instructions.

    • Structures DesignerNEW
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      Summary:

      The Structures Designer will create structural designs, drawings and modeling following standard engineering practices. They will be involved in new design, updates to current designs, and possible retrofitting of current vessels.

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Download Westport Job Application:

Westport Yachts Job Application
(Acrobat PDF – 195KB)

1) Download and Print Application
2) Fax Application To: +1 888-389-5142

Completed Applications May Also Be Sent To:

Westport Shipyard Human Resources
jobs@westportyachts.com

P.O. Box 308, Westport, WA 98595
Phone: +1 360-268-1800

Westport L.L.C. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee will be expected to perform other duties as may be assigned to meet the ongoing needs of Westport, L.L.C.

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