shipright/ marine trades person

Job Detail

  • Position Repairs / Maintenance
  • Experience 1-2 Years
  • Regions BC Greater Vancouver

Job Description

Commodore’s Boats is looking for an experienced tradesperson with familiarity in the marine trades industry. Marine coatings and fiberglass experience would be an asset.

Commodore’s Boats restores and repairs boats and ships of all sizes, from handmade canoes to large naval vessels. Depending on the size of the ship, an experienced tradesperson may use hand and power tools to construct the boat themselves, or they may work in conjunction with a team of tradespeople, shipbuilders, and craftsmen.

Successful candidates must be highly creative and have knowledge of construction, physics, engineering, and math. Although they may not be formally educated in any of those and a degree in none is required. Organizational skills and the ability to manage within a team environment are important for marine tradespeople. They must have communication skills to provide clear, concise instructions to tradesmen or other professionals, as well as highly developed team working skills.

Commodore’s Boats is a full-service shipyard with over 50 years of generational history and experience on the West Coast of British Columbia, Canada. We are a boat repair, maintenance, and restoration company specializing in traditional wooden boat construction, classic working vessels, traditional tugboats, fishing vessels, aluminum and steel fabrication, fiberglass work, and other projects.

Be part of the winning team. Commodore’s Boats is looking for talented employees to apply for rewarding work in the marine industry in Richmond, BC. Whether you’re a shipwright or tradesperson you’ll find a fulfilling career at Commodore’s Boats and are entitled to the following:

• fair financial compensation that provides an excellent standard of living on Canada’s beautiful West Coast
• training, mentorship and broad opportunities for advancement and skills development
• a progressive work environment that supports health, fitness, safety and diversity
• job security-currently Commodore’s Boats is experiencing a rapid growth phase and as a result we expect to be repairing and restoring boats for years to come

Commodore’s Boats is a family-operated organization where “quality” of workmanship and service is mandated. If you are a hard worker and team player than Commodore’s Boats is the opportunity to build a new career in the boat industry.

To apply simply email your resume and a cover letter or deliver it in person to our shipyard office at 6911 Graybar Road, Richmond BC. Address it to the attention of the Hiring Officer.

Please no phone calls. Thank you.