Boston Whaler-Structure Fiberglass Finisher -Family 1


Edgewater, FL 32141

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

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**Structural Fiberglass Finisher**

**JOB OVERVIEW:** The Structural Finisher works in the Finishing department and has a minimum of two years of structural fiberglass finishing skills, including major structural fiberglass repairs and a complete understanding of Boston Whalers construction methods.

**General Responsibilities and Duties** **:**

+ Follow proper safety procedures at all times.

+ Maintain a clean, safe and orderly work area.

+ Finishing defective parts to meet the quality standards of Boston Whaler.

+ Work closely with team lead to ensure production goals are met.

+ Complete appropriate paperwork located in hull construction records.

+ The structural fiberglass finisher will spend 80 – 85% of his/her job responsibilities completing shaping and fiberglass lamination work, including construction of pillars and dive doors. **Experience and Education** **:**

+ Minimum of two years of structural fiberglass finishing skills including shaping and fiberglass lamination work

+ Must have a proven track record.

+ Must possess the ability to identify and repair structural defects using approved Boston Whaler Tapping process.

+ Must possess the ability and skills to perform structural fiberglass repairs to meet the quality standards of Boston Whaler.

+ High school diploma or GED required

**Skills and Other Requirements** **:**

+ Must be very coachable, adaptable, and self-motivated.

+ Must show an ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.

+ Must possess strong organizational skills.

+ Must be able to work overtime as required to assure timely completion of projects.

+ Must show an ability to transfer knowledge to line employees through proper training.

+ Must be able to repair colored gelcoat.

+ Must possess the ability to;

Repair and Replace non-skid surfaces Identify and Repair laminate / foam delamination, prefab voids, gas bubbles, and structural welds Construct, Shape and Finish dive door including boat opening and dive door Construct and Finish fiberglass pillars to Class A standards Finish structural welds to Class A standards

**Physical Requirements**

+ Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements could include full face respirators, dust masks, gloves, and chemical resistant suits

+ Ability to work a 10+ hour shift standing, bending, reaching

+ Moderate lifting ability up to 50 lbs.

+ Ability to work in a non-climate-controlled environment (may be above 100 ambient degrees or below 10 ambient degrees in areas of production)

+ Ability to work in a fiberglass dust environment and a fast paced, noisy environment

+ Ability to work overtime (planned and unplanned)

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

**About Boston Whaler:**

For more than 50 years, Boston Whaler has been building superior quality unsinkable runabouts, cruisers and center console boats. Founded in 1958 and currently headquartered in Edgewater, FL, the company's unique foam-cored construction process contributes not only unsurpassed flotation, but superior ride characteristics and durability. The current product line ranges from 11- 42 feet and is distributed around the world by a network of exceptional dealers. For more information about The Unsinkable Legend, please visit . Boston Whaler is owned by Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), the largest marine manufacturer in the world.

_We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and inspiration. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process._

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