Position: General Shipyard Labourer

You may receive instructions from or report to different management and supervisory personnel depending on the particular project or your work assignment.

Range of Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Abide by company safety rules and safety policies.
  • Review work orders and discuss work to be performed with supervisor.
  • Assist tradesmen in the completion of their duties.
  • Convey materials and tools to work site.
  • Remove paint and scale from ships' metal surfaces, using hand or powered wire brushes.
  • Clean ships, piers, dry-docks, and other working areas.
  • An ideal candidate must also be analytical and good at solving problems.


Personal Qualities

  • The ideal candidate will be able to work in a team environment as well as demonstrate a willingness to meet production and quality requirements on a consistent basis.
  • You should like working around marine engines and boats.
  • Must be willing to work indoors and outdoors.
  • Must have solid written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Candidates must be capable of doing physically demanding work, are energetic, flexible and possess a strong work ethic.
  • Enjoy working to close and exacting tolerances.
  • Must be self-directed and organized.
  • Be willing to learn new things on a consistent basis.
  • Be familiar with working computerized equipment.
  • The ability to work in a fast paced ever-changing environment is an asset.


Education RequirementsKnowledge and Skills:

  • Applicants must have a grade 12 or equivalent education.
  • Experience in a shipyard setting would be a definite asset. 
  • WIMIS training



  • Safety – You are required to participate and comply with all company safety rules and safe work practices as outlined in the company's safety policy. This includes conducting regular hazard assessments when starting new assignments and when work site conditions dictate.
  • Personal Protective Equipment - You are required to wear Personal Protective Equipment that is approved and required for your particular work assignment. Check with your supervisor or safety representative if you are unsure about required PPE.
  • ISO Procedures – You are required to participate and comply with all ISO 9001:2008 procedures and documentation as they relate to your position and work assignment.
  • Customer Relations - You will from time to time have personal contact with the company's customers. Customers are the most important part of our business. Treat each customer courteously and with respect. It is very important that the directions and opinions of customers are passed on to your supervisor or the company's management when appropriate.


If you are interested in this position please send your resume and cover letter (pdf format preferred) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.