Location: Asia – Vietnam
Excellent rates of pay + benefits
Duration of contract: 1-3 years
Responsible for the fabrication and/or assembly of joiner components on new build marine vessels
Our Client is seeking a Marine Carpenter/Outfitter to join their global company specialising in Shipbuilding, Brokerage and specialist projects offering world-class design and engineering of custom maritime vessels, from cargo ships to tankers to luxury personal craft.
The right candidate must be fully skilled in the marine carpentry and fit out, construction, shop fitting, joinery, ship building and must have marine industry knowledge or similar backgrounds
The work will include the installation and removal of marine components (structural and aesthetic) such as:
•Cleats & Fairleads
•Drainage – scuppers/sea cocks
In order to be considered for this role you will need to be able demonstrate a working knowledge of boatbuilding OR similar trades such as:
•Structural aircraft fitting
Qualifications and Skills:
•Minimum of five years’ experience as a Marine Outfitter/joiner/carpenter in a shipyard or industrial environment
•Candidates must be qualified in carpentry/joinery or boat a building qualification or hold the relevant diploma in Boat building/Marine Engineering
•Previous experience in joinery, interior fit out, panels, doors, furnishings and fittings, furniture, decking and floors, resins, timber, tiling, wet spaces.
•Experience in Block outfitting
•Able to install all joiner/Carpentry components with little to no guidance
•Ability to read drawings and perform layout
•Experience in Mechanical and Electrical installations
•Ability to perform high quality finish work
•Extensive knowledge of health and safety procedures in a shipyard or industrial environment
Experience in a lead or supervisory capacity
•Experience using and maintaining hand and power
•Ability to read and understand technical manuals, blueprints and drawings, policies, forms and reports, budget information, product and process information and directions.
•Ability to write clearly and concisely in order to plan and carry-out projects, order supplies and materials, maintain logbooks, keep records, conduct reports and insure accurate communication with other staff.
•A full understanding of blueprints to determine dimensions of fit out
•Experience in Marine refurbishment and interior fit out
•Knowledge of, and ability to apply, relevant standards, regulations, and Best Management Practices associated with the marine, industrial, and construction trades.
Ability to use Microsoft Office products.
•Prior experience in the boat/ship building repair industry
•Working knowledge of marine coatings applications and processes.
•Prior experience working as part of a marine, industrial, or construction project related team.
Residential, commercial, or boat building carpentry experience and/or training.
•Experience and/or certifications in fork truck operation, crane operation, rigging, and/or heavy equipment operation.
•Firm knowledge of health and safety procedures in a shipyard or industrial environment
•Disassembles various types of equipment and machinery common to maritime vessels and/or general industry including but not limited to pumps, valves, winches, gear boxes
•Assists in determining repairs and required to bring equipment to rebuilt status
•Proficient at setup and operation of drill presses
•Applies Knowledge of materials including but not limited to bronze, brass, steel (mild and heat-treated), and stainless steels in fabrication and repairs
•Responsible for the application and care of all standard shop measuring and hand tools
•Properly cares for and safely uses hand and power tools and all company property Works with other crafts
•Overhaul, maintenance, testing of pumps, valves, turbines, condensers, shafts, rudders, winches
•Lays out passage holes on bulkheads, decks, and other surfaces for connections, such as shafting and steam lines
•Installs below deck auxiliaries, such as evaporators, stills, heaters, pumps, condensers, and boilers and connects them to steam pipe systems
•Remove, repair, modify or overhaul various types of marine shipboard equipment and system such as valves, pumps, hydraulics, turbines, reduction gears, generators, anchor windlass and steering gears
•Set up and operate portable machining tools and equipment
•Troubleshooting and repairing a variety of mechanical equipment may include pumps, various types of compressors, blowers, fans, gearboxes, extruders, mixers, agitators, and blenders
•Understand, supervise and act upon instruction
•Work independently to complete responsibilities including project timeline
•Knowledge of blueprint’s and hand tools is Essential
•Welding experience and/or training along with general knowledge of welding machines preferred
•Installs parts, such as hatches, marine hardware, metal trim, seats, cabinets, and windshields on steel or aluminium ships, using hand tools and portable power tools
•Locates and marks position of hardware, seats, and other parts according to specifications, using rule, template, and marking device
•Cuts or grinds mounting bases or brackets, using portable electric saws and grinders, and bolts or screws them in place
•Drills holes and bolts hardware, hatches, and other parts in place, using hand tools.
•Applies caulking compound under spray rails, windshields, and around windows, using caulking gun.
•Saws aluminium trim to specified lengths and cements, crimps, screws, or pounds trim into place, using hacksaw, crimping device, adhesives, screwdriver, and mallet.
•Form parts by using a Shear, Brake, Roller and Iron Worker.
•Fabricate duct work using duct forming equipment
•Inspects completed boat for defects and writes report of appraisal
•Dry-dock operation, maintenance, and repair
•Marine or industrial surface preparation, masking, painting
•Scaffolding, staging, shoring, shelter erection
•Shape and laminate wood to form parts of ship, using steam chambers, clamps, glue, and jigs.
•Assembles and installs hardware, gaskets, floors, furnishings, or insulation, using adhesive, hand tools, and power tools.
•Environmental containment set-up and operation
•Marine or industrial rigging
•Construct floors, doors, and partitions, using woodworking machines, hand tools, and power tools.
•Marine or industrial insulation installation
•Carpentry – vessel blocking, heavy timber, framing, or finish
•Concrete construction and repair processes and techniques
•Marine or industrial project estimating, scheduling or procurement
•Hazardous material handling or spill response
•Marine operations and experience working at sea
•Previous experience in overseeing Fit out projects during the build of new vessels
•shipyard: 5 years (Preferred)
•Joiner / Carpenter/outfitter: 5 years (Required)
•Candidate must possess at least 5 or more years experience as a marine outside machinist.
•Dry dock experience on shafts, rudders, stabilizers, and propellers is preferred.
•Able to dissemble, repair, and install various types of equipment and machinery such as pumps, valves, winches, and gear boxes.
•Capable of reading and interpreting blueprints and schematic drawings.
•Ability to work at heights, in confined spaces and observe ships working protocol
Tagged as: Carpenter, Joiner, Marine Engineer, mechanical, Ship Building, Shipwright