Marine Carpenter

Carpentry Department

A Marine Carpenter performs intricate joins, carpentry repair tasks on and off boats with minimal supervision and where no detailed plans may be available. This carpenter is able to interpret yacht restoration work orders and plan projects to include developing a bill of materials to complete the project. This carpenter is skilled in the operation and set-up of specialized equipment to achieve desired result and may train and mentor other carpenters within the company.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Transfers dimensions to marine plywood and other construction materials using tape measure, square and marking/layout devices.
Makes accurate cuts of wood and other materials using table and chop saws and other related power tools.
Reads and interprets blueprints.
Troubleshoots leaks, squeaks, warps and make recommendations for appropriate repair.
May layout, cut and assemble boat parts, such as doors, paneling, boxes, rails, and trim.
Installs prefabricated/custom parts such as hatches, marine hardware, metal trim, seats and other parts.
Applies caulking compound under spray rails, windshields, and around windows, using appropriate material to specified lengths and cements, crimps, screws, or taps into place.
Applies working knowledge of most woodworking joints in the marine industry, such as scarf, sill splice, lap, finger, and dovetail.
Skilled knowledge and use of epoxies and vinylester resins or other adhesives to bond parts and perform basic fiberglass repair.
Must meet schedule and budget for projects.
Understands yachting terminology, local and industry, e.g., port/starboard, gump (trim molding) and bung (wood plug).
Use reading and writing, adding and subtracting of whole numbers and fractions.
Follow prescribed safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe, clean work area.
Understands and performs all work to Roscioli quality standards.
Performs other related duties as necessary.

High school or general equivalency degree (GED) required.
Course work in wood and/or metals preferred.
Knowledge and operation of tape measure, square, hand saw, hand plane, table saw, and chop saw, planer, joiner, router, band saw, shaper, surface sander.
Six months to twelve (12) months experience woodworking which may be attained on-the-job or through school, hobby or construction.

Physical Requirements / Environmental Concerns:
Must be able to stoop, bend, kneel, reach, twist, balance, climb, crouch, lift, push, and pull and work in confined/small spaces, handle and move items weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance.
Visual acuity corrected to perform job functions.
May require working under somewhat disagreeable working conditions on a frequent basis where elements such as dust, dirt, heat, fumes, cold, vibration, noise, water or chemicals may be present.
May be subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

Carpentry: 5-10 year

Required education:

High school or equivalent

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please fill out an Employment Application. Resumes can be faxed in to (954) 791-0958 or emailed to