Job Vacant


Date Listed: 25th Sep, 2021 | Closing Date: 29th Oct, 2022
  • Organisation:Noakes Group Pty Ltd
  • Location:Sydney NSW
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Noakes Group seeks a qualified shipwright and / or knowledgeable boat repair person. Noakes Boatyard is based in North Sydney. The position is full time with above award wages paid to successful applicant.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Take direction from Shipwright Manager about work to be completed
  • Carry out all aspect of shipwright work including timberwork and fibre-glassing, repairs, medications, custom fit-outs
  • Use hand and power tools and other machinery as required
  • Read and interpret plans, blueprints and specifications
  • Create templates and plans for fabrication and cutting
  • Carry out pre-launch testing and follow launching procedures
  • Fit and install decking, masts, shafts and safety equipment
  • Build and fit out cabins and install propeller supports and rudders
  • Track your time through time clock and other monitoring systems
  • Report to Shipwright Manager on a regular basis regarding progress and quality of work
  • Ensure all work areas are left clean at the end of each day, and company equipment is maintained as required
  • Adherence to company policies and procedures, including but not limited to OHS and quality procedures

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Qualified Shipwright
  • Prior experience in a related role and/or marine industry experience
  • Demonstrated ability to follow company procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to complete jobs in a timely manner and to Noakes quality standards
  • Good communication skills
  • Highly motivated with a professional work ethic
  • Ready to handle busy periods and work autonomously and as part of a team

Applications to Noakes Group Yard Manager, Peter Langman at

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
  • Do you hold a Construction Induction Safety certificate (White Card)?