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Shipwright/Carpenter- Full-Time (Seasonal)

Lunenburg, NS

Lunenburg Shipyard Ltd.

Posting last updated:

May 8, 2024


Duties & Responsibilities

To assist the shipyard service operations by contributing to the service team's productivity. Working under
the management team is looking for a shipwright with experience in fine carpentry, varnish, and traditional boatbuilding. Contribute to completing the jobs on time, working to the best of their ability, and using time and equipment effectively. The goal is a high-quality product under efficient timelines.

- Perform service, repair, construction, and installation on recreational and commercial vessels
- General maintenance and repair of marine engines and plumbing, navigational equipment, and operating
systems, pumps, steering mechanisms, etc.
- Run diagnostics and trouble-shoot engine and electrical problems
- Basic operations such as oil changes, tune-ups, part replacement, and plumbing
- Experience with fine carpentry and varnish work
- Testing the performance of marine engines and electrical systems
- Maintain fiberglass, metal, and woodwork as well as all other parts of the vessel
- Assist on other projects/jobs as required within the yard
- Experience with boat building

Skills & Qualifications

- Minimum high school diploma

Preferred Skills:

- Efficient time management
- Ability to perform under pressure
- Ability to adhere to deadlines and time constraints
- Knowledge of marine service and operations

Working Conditions


- Will be discussed in the next steps
- Extended healthcare and dental benefits

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