Ref No. EMP408918
Salary £23 - £25/hour
Location Bangkok, Thailand
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract ()
Job Status Applicants Required


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a team of boatbuilder/shipwrights for a 3 month contract in Bangkok, Thailand.


Boatbuilding/Composite experience

The Job

You will be working in a dockyard just outside of Bangkok on two ships whose hulls are built with stainless steel frames and have three layers of mahogany, the top layer of which is 12mm ply.
The plan is to sheath the entire deck with bi-axial cloth and epoxy resin.

We are looking for experienced shipwrights to work alongside locals and/or supervise their work and to carry out ship repairs as directed.

Working hours are Monday to Saturday 10 hours per day including 2 hours travel time

Essential Requirements:
A strong background working as a shipwright/boatbuilder
Experience of gluing and laminating
Own hand tools (small bag normally fits within baggage allowance)
Be able to live and work in a hot climate (30-37 degrees C)

Desirable Requirements:
Ideally have some experience of supervising other less experienced colleagues or able to work independently.

Paid return travel from UK to Bangkok
Bed and breakfast accommodation in Central Bangkok (Narai Hotel****)
Paid daily travel to the Dockyard (approximately 1 hour each way)
All machines, power tools and PPE provided
Vaccinations as required paid
Cost of visa, work permit and dockyard clearance paid (Please note the work permit includes a medical in country which includes an alcohol and drug test)
Daily subsistence (7 days a week) of £30.00 per day

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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