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Marine Painter

Company: The Hinckley Company
Location: Stuart
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Job Description:

Hinckley has been building and servicing America's finest yachts since 1928. Today, Hinckley builds highly innovative, power and sailing yachts from 29 to 76 feet under the Hinckley, Hinckley Sport Boat, Hunt, and Morris brands. Hinckley Yacht Services offers a network of 9 full-service yacht yards from Maine to Florida. Our talented team members work on any make or model yacht and are proud to deliver the highest level of service in the industry. We are always seeking tradespeople with a strong work ethic who are willing to support the best team in the business.We are seeking experienced Marine Painters to join our team in Stuart, FL. Hinckley offers competitive wages, training and full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401k with an employer match, and paid time off. Our expanding network of service yards allows you the opportunity of upward mobility and a clear career path to achieve personal success.The Marine Painter performs intermediate preparation, paint and varnish techniques in the fabrication and repair of boats and boat parts, both interior and exterior. S/He must have experience applying finish coats to appropriate thickness, using Gelcoat and Awlgrip products. Must be able to meet schedule and budget and charge out parts and materials. Work is performed with minimal supervision of the team leader or manager.ResponsibilitiesPrepares wood, metal, fiberglass or other surfaces for painting and varnishing.Tape or otherwise protect surrounding surfaces such as decks, hardware, windows during work process.Full knowledge of the requirements for varnish prepping and sealing and the products utilized.Cleans, sands, and smooth surfaces, using appropriate tools, such as scrapers, sandpaper, steel wool, or chemicals.May perform small repairs to surfaces to be painted using appropriate materials and tools.Applies coats of paint, varnish, stain, enamel or lacquer, as appropriate, to decorate and protect interior and exterior surfaces, trimmings and fixtures of boats.Cleans brushes and work area, using solvent or soap and water.Sets up and dismantles staging following OSHA staging guidelines.Interacts with customers and has ability to assist and respond to customer questions as they relate to paint and varnish applications.Able to work cooperatively with other department personnel.Follow defined instructions and procedures in performance of tasks.Follow prescribed safety rules and regulations and maintain safe, clean work area.Requirements High School diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED) required. Knowledge and operation of basic hand and power tools; Sandpapers, paintbrushes, cleaning agents, tapes, grinders, surface sanders, DA and block sanders, polishers.Two (2) to three (3) years painting experience, preferably boatbuilding or repair.

Keywords: The Hinckley Company, Palm Beach , Marine Painter, Other , Stuart, Florida

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