Fairer / Finish Fiberglasser / Painter (WP)

Work For The Number 1 Yacht Builder In North America

  • Job Title: Fairer / Finish Fiberglasser / Painter (WP)
  • Location: Westport, Washington
  • Department: Finish Fiberglass
  • Shift Times: Start: 6:00am / End: 2:45pm


The Fairer/Finish Fiberglasser/Painter is responsible for preparing, priming, coating and painting various parts and surfaces of luxury yachts.

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.
  • 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 participate 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:

Wage range: $19.00– $25.00 per hour depending on experience & qualifications.

Benefits include:

  • Health insurance benefits options, including medical, prescription, vision, dental, basic group life and long term disability.
  • Available Flexible spending accounts for health flex and dependent care expenses, or Health Savings Account (HSA).
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan options.
  • Paid vacation leave for all regular FT employees accruing at 0.0385 per hour or 10 days per year with longevity adjustments.
  • 6 paid holidays plus 2 additional days at company discretion.
  • Available discounts for car insurance and cellular plans, and travel options.
  • Employee Assistance Program.


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Jobs @ Port Angeles, WA:
Westport Human Resources
3500 East Highway 101
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Phone: +1 360-452-5095

Jobs @ Westport, WA:
Westport Human Resources
P.O. Box 308
1807 Nyhus St
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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