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Koehler Kraft Co., inc., a San Diego tradition in boat building and repair since 1938, has job openings at our Shelter Island facility. We are a team passionate about providing the best service and product to the boating community through hard work, ingenuity, and dedication to our craft. Our reward is the success we create with our hands and mind.

Koehler Kraft company offers upward mobility to successful individuals based on their performance.

CURRENT OPENINGS

JOB TITLE: Journeyman Carpenter & Finisher

Summary

Koehler Kraft Co Inc, San Diego’s oldest Boatyard, has an Immediate opening for a journeyman carpenter and finisher. You will work with a small team of dedicated craftsmen to produce top quality carpentry, paint, and varnish work. Experience in finish carpentry, paint and varnish work is a must. Experience working on boats is ideal. We will consider training experienced carpenters/finishers without boat experience. We are a team who are passionate about providing the best service and products to the boating community through hard work, ingenuity, and dedication to our craft. Our reward is the success we create with our hands and mind. Koehler Kraft company offers upward mobility to successful individuals based on their performance.

 

Job Description

Perform basic marine carpentry skill to repair or replace wood structural and finish joinery components such as planks, frames, cap rails and interior cabinetry. Apply paint and varnish finishes to above listed pieces.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • 5 years minimum experience in carpentry, paining, and varnish work

  • Must own hand tools for the trade- planes, chisels, drill, screw gun, circular saw, grinder, sander, brushes, etc.

  • Basic knowledge of two part adhesives and finishes

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Able to perform basic maintenance on the above equipment.

  • Understand the operation and maintenance of portable and stationary equipment such as: table saw, band saw, etc

  • 3 – 5+ years Boatyard experience preferred

  • Ability to lift heavy items in different positions.

  • Able to work on hands and knees for long periods of time.

  • Strong work ethic, self starter, able to solve problems on your own and desire to work as a member of a fast paced team.

 

Benefits

Position offers room for advancement. Employer provides three paid sick days per year and FSA for medical benefits. Employees who are boat owners receive discounts on haul outs and slip rent.

If you have the skills and experience for the job then submit your resume to employment@koehlerkraft.com

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $30.00 per hour

 

COVID-19 considerations:
Social distancing practices in place, you will work on projects alone the majority of the time outdoors or in a large building with adequate airflow.

ALL TRADES

At Koehler Kraft we are always looking for qualified people to join our team. Please inquire with us at employment@koehlerkraft.com for other skilled trades positions or go directly to our aptitude test to show us you are the person for the job: https://www.koehlerkraft.com/aptitude-test.

 

BENEFITS

All positions offer room for advancement. Employees who are boat owners receive discounts on haul outs and slip rent. We offer profit sharing and bonuses based on performance.  Employer provides paid sick and vacation time.

If you are interested in joining our team please email us at employment@koehlerkraft.com. Please attach your resume to the email. If you do not have a resume you may submit a job application instead. Download application here.

 

(619) 222-9051

(619) 222-4332

2302 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USA

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