Fiberglass Laminator- Full-time, Permanent

Meteghan River, NS

A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd.

Posting last updated:

March 23, 2022


A Fiberglass Laminator laminates layers of fiberglass on molds to form boat decks and hulls and complete fiberglass repairs. This position performs routine physical labor; moving materials, tools, and/or equipment; cleaning equipment, vehicles, machinery, and work areas; completing minor carpentry tasks; operating various types of tools, such as pneumatic, electric, and hand; brush roll or hand brush painting. May be required to perform additional duties deemed necessary by the supervisor for the completion of the job.

Apply in person at 1 D'Entremont Road, Meteghan River, NS.


Duties & Responsibilities

-Apply layers of plastic resin to mold surfaces prior to placement of fiberglass mats, repeating layers until products have the desired thicknesses.
-Select precut fiberglass mats, cloth, and wood-bracing materials as required by projects being assembled.
-Bond wood reinforcing strips to decks and cabin structures of watercraft, using resin-saturated fiberglass.
-Repair or modify damaged or defective glass-fiber parts, checking thicknesses, densities, and contours to ensure a close fit after repair.
-Able to move in narrow and restricted passageways, up/down steep and narrow ladders or stairways, and up and down antenna masts, marine slips, and gangways (onboard ships).
-Will be exposed to environmental elements as work is conducted inside and outside throughout the year.

Skills & Qualifications

-Previous shipyard/marine experience is preferred
-Applicants must be safety conscious
-Willing to work overtime & weekends as needed to complete projects or meet deadlines
-Possess the ability to work well both with a team or unsupervised
-Applicant must provide Steel Toe boots, all other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for this position is provided
-Able to work 8-5 Monday to Friday for a total of 42.5 hours per week
-High School English OR Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLBs) 4
-No formal education is required

Working Conditions


Salary: $15.00-$18.00 per hour

Additional pay:
Overtime pay

Company pension
Disability insurance
Extended health care
Life insurance
On-site parking
Store discount
Vision care

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