Darling’s Boatworks is a family owned business who take pride in every job that comes through the shop. Over the past 44 years our team has made our reputation of completing high end restoration, repairs, and refits. Our employees play an integral role with our relationship with customers. Customers are welcome to stop by the shop, and do so frequently with their families. It is paramount that our employees work well together and be able to communicate with the customer.
We are constantly striving to do better. Currently we are open to meeting potential new employees, who are the right fit with our team.
We are aware that the market is challenging in regards to available help and housing. We will work with the right candidate to overcome these barriers.
Our shops are located in the picturesque town of Charlotte a 30 minute drive to Burlington, Middlebury, or Richmond. There are ample outdoor activities within an hour drive, including mountain biking, kite boarding, hiking, skiing, and rock climbing.
Boatbuilder/ Restorer/ Maintainer:
Open to experienced boatbuilders or graduates of a boat restoration/ building program. You will be expected to know how to properly complete structural repairs to different types of wooden boats. You will also be involved in paint and varnish jobs from sanding to final detailing. You should be comfortable making decisions and taking a leadership role in planning how to complete the job efficiently. The applicant should also be able to work on DC electrical systems.
- Completion of a boatbuilding and/or restoration program, or at least 5 years experience in boat building/ restoration.
- Experience with marine DC systems. ABYC systems and certificates preferred, or at least familiarity with ABYC standards.
- Experience with marine plumbing systems, both gray and black water.
- Applicant must be willing and able to communicate and work well with others.
- Applicant should be open to suggestions and also be able to share knowledge.
Fiberglass and Composite Technician:
This position is open to experienced fiberglass and composite techs and those who have completed composite programs. Should also have experience with top coats.
Boatbuilder and Systems Specialist:
Assist with refinishing, carpentry, maintenance, and boat moving. You will need to be able to think critically, solve problems, and work well with others. Have attention to detail, good time management, and be willing to learn from the keel up. Two to three years of work experience is preferred. References required.
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