PROFESSIONAL REPAIR WORK - SOLUTION FOR CRUISE SHIPS AND MARITIME TRANSPORT SECTORS
Employment opportunities in ship carpentry can be found in a wide variety of industries, and job responsibilities range from the analytical (interpreting blueprints) to the practical (building and repairing ship parts). Also known as shipwrights, ship carpenters build and repair boats according to blueprints and client specifications. A career in ship carpentry offers numerous possibilities, from cruise ship manufacturing to naval ship building to repair of industrial fishing boats. The job involves working with a variety of materials, such as wood, fiberglass, and aluminum. Ship carpenter job responsibilities include construction of ship parts and frames, structural assembly and repairs, finishing of ship surfaces, and inspections of finished crafts.
Ship carpenters must be physically fit and manually dexterous to perform the demanding manual labor involved in a ship carpentry career. In addition, they should be happy working with a team, interested in marine vessels, and adept at problem-solving, as the job involves working from blueprints and building ocean crafts that meet varying technical specifications. An aptitude for mathematics is also beneficial in calculating proportions, ratios, and measurements.