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Boat Builder (Craftsperson)

Ultimate Boats (UB) is an innovative Maritime Technologies and Manufacturing Company based in Scotland. Recognised as one of the most pioneering brands in the marine industry, our mission is to scale production of the world's first fully recyclable and circular high-performance craft.   


Our 7.5m, 10.5m and 13.5m hull designs, with recyclable components are re-writing the rules on composites integration.  Our patented technology provides a renewable solution in sustainability and leads the way in leisure and commercial industries. 
Are you an experienced Craftsperson looking to advance your skills and knowledge, progress your career, learn new skills in composite techniques, and work within a team focused on pioneering resource-efficient projects capable of accelerating the green transition to a circular economy?  Then reach out!


To us, approach and attitude are everything.  If it’s good – we want to know more!!

You will have a proven track record for quality workmanship, traditional craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail. Working within a multi-skilled team to achieve these standards of excellence, you will have a keen eye for quality and exacting standards of construction. As our craftsmen/women are responsible for meeting deadlines to ensure each boat is completed to schedule for its new owners, you will be responsible for fitting various components across our range of high-performance craft.

Duties include: -

  • Reading and interpreting drawings.

  • Assembly of steering systems.

  • Installation and assembly of propulsion systems.

  • Installation of structural and aesthetic marine components such as: windows, hatches, handrails, cleats, drainage, deck gear, lazarette, sole boards, bulkheads, anchor pockets etc...

  • Installation of deck.

  • Fitting various composite components and parts.

  • Some laminating and infusion tasks.

  • Skin fittings.

  • Shaft fitting.

  • Some basic upholstery and vinyl work.

  • Assist in the forecast of resource requirements necessary for allocated projects in sufficient time to ensure that they can be provided.

  • Written and verbal communication will need to be of an extremely high standard as the role will require significant customer liaison and responsibility for information and data transfer. Off-site customer visits and occasional event support may be necessary.


In order to be considered for this role, the successful candidate will need to demonstrate experience in boatbuilding or similar trades such as: mechanical fitting, coachbuilding, structural aircraft fitting, shipwright, deck fitting, marine engineering etc...


Requirements: -

  • Time served as a Boat Builder (Fabrication, Production / Manufacturing or Final Assembly).

  • Ability to be organized and work to close time deadlines.

  • Have a proven track record of completing work to the highest standards.

  • Relevant C&G Qualifications essential.

  • Previous experience in the marine industry working with composite boats.

  • Knowledge of marine industry.

  • Experience in a highly controlled environment (i.e. Aerospace, Defence, Automotive etc.)

  • Understand, and be able to perform a number of tasks within the team.



  • Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 5:30pm (2 x 15 min breaks and 30 mins lunch)

  • Friday: 7:30am – 3:00pm (1 x 15 min break and 30 mins lunch, paid for by the company)

Believe that you are an ultimate-fit for this career opportunity?  Go ahead and e-mail your CV and covering letter to our Talent Management team at:

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