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Workshop Junior


October 25, 2022
Workshop Junior
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The Workshop Junior is a crucial role within the operations team, ensuring the skilled operations staff are able to perform their tasks efficiently.

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Job description

Dickey Boats is now recruiting a Workshop Junior to support its ongoing growth and offers the following benefits:

  • Opportunity to progress into an apprenticeship in a variety of marine trades such as Marine Systems or Marine Interiors
  • World-class training and on the job support
  • Entry-level opportunity in the marine industry to work on and around award-winning boats
  • Be part of a driven team, focused on excellence and delivering exceptional ocean experiences for its customers

About the role:

The Workshop Junior is a crucial role within the operations team, ensuring the skilled operations staff are able to perform their tasks efficiently, and requires a respectful, responsible and reliable individual.

This is a varied role, from sweeping floors, to unpacking and sorting equipment, assisting in fabrication or fit-out, helping out in sea tests, cleaning boats or carrying out workshop maintenance. The ability to multitask and work through priorities are important skills to have.

This is a full-time role, Monday to Friday, with some weekend work required. Some nationwide travel may also be required as part of this role.

Ideal Candidates:

Attitude and enthusiasm are crucial for this role.

Our expert staff are eager to share their knowledge, experience and skills to candidates who demonstrate willingness to learn and a vigilance in delivering a first-class customer experience.

You’ll be someone who is honest and hardworking. A successful Workshop Junior at Dickey Boats is highly self-motivated, energetic, and very organised. Due to the nature of the work, a good level of physical fitness is required.

A restricted manual driver’s licence is required, although a full license is preferred.

Knowledge of the local area would be advantageous as well as a passion for boats. Some hands-on practical skills and experience will be beneficial, but all required training will be given. An interest in marine systems, cabinetry and boating will be beneficial.

In return for your commitment and hard work, we offer a pathway into an industry that has endless opportunities, to take on an apprenticeship and develop an exciting career.

Career Development:

The right person will discover significant opportunities for growth and development. You will be working with people dedicated to quality and craftsmanship, delivering first-class vessels that exceed customer expectations.

Progression opportunities are available in project management and supervisory roles

How to Apply:

If this role sounds like it could provide your next challenge, please apply by including a cover letter and CV. For further information, don't hesitate to contact Tris Dickey at Dickey Boats on 021 375981 or by email at for a confidential discussion.

About Dickey Boats:
Dickey Boats is passionate about the ocean, the marine environment and delivering world-class experiences for our customers.  

We are a focused, respectful group of people committed to our craft. We value the contribution of all team members to our mission of producing bespoke, award-winning vessels.


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