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Job Title: Fiberglass Technician
Location: St Lucia
Brand: Sunsail and The Moorings
Contract type: Permanent
At The Moorings and Sunsail, we plan and deliver fantastic yacht charters across the world.
We have an abiding passion for sailing, taking yachting holidays to the next level across the most spectacular destinations worldwide which keep our customers coming back again and again! From independent sailing holidays to fully catered crewed and power yacht charters we offer our customers a range of product options, and most importantly an unforgettable experience.
The secret to our success within the yacht industry lies in our exceptional teams, we are united by the same purpose, to have fun while creating extraordinary experiences on the water.
We are currently recruiting a technical team to work from our base in Rodney Bay, St Lucia. This team will be supporting the phase-out operation ensuring yachts are ready to be handed back to our owners in great condition with all repairs completed and maintenance up to date. In addition to this day-to-day charter base operation support will be required. Working hours vary and you must be flexible to operational requirements. Please note that this is a full-time, permanent position.
What you will be doing:
Responsible for all fibreglass work on the yachts within agreed timescales
Actively involve self in repairs or retrofit projects on all yachts.
Make sure repairs on the hull and deck match existing colours and if in doubt check with the supervisor.
Assist with the enforcement of control mechanisms designed to stop waste
Keep the work areas clean, organised, and safe
Report any defects or potential defects you notice whilst carrying out duties using the digital maintenance platform
Coordinate purchasing of fibreglass material inventory with the supervisor; be responsible for having adequate but not excessive inventory on hand.
Any other duties as directed by your line manager or the Base Manager
The ideal candidate will have the following:
Skilled experience in all phases of fibreglass repairs, hull and deck construction
Able to work unsupervised and meet tight deadlines
A knowledge of FRP and GRP repair strengths
A good understanding of fibreglass materials
Ability to work with epoxy resins
Prior repairs with balsa core yachts
Ability to mix and match colours
Knowledge of infusion or vacuum bagging
Practically minded with an ability to solve problems
Yachting experience and able to manoeuvre yachts (desirable)
Able to swim
A strong team player
Email address for anyone who wishes to contact us firstname.lastname@example.org
URL link for applicants to apply online https://yachtsrecruitment.travelopia.com/job/376254