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Yacht Painter

Publication date:​ 2021-07-26


As ptw Shipyard is working on luxury superyachts, suitable applicants for this position will have experience working on preparation, painting and varnishing techniques for the repairs on yachts and their parts.

Reporting directly to the Head of Yacht Paint.

We are currently searching for fellow skilled, dedicated and like-minded individuals to join our Yacht Paint Department, to perform paint interior and exterior repairs and complete yacht paint jobs.


The selected person must have at least 2 years of proven experience performing similar tasks.


  • Knowledge of the marine industry, preferably in the superyacht arena.
  • Maintenance, diagnosis of irregularities or knocks and repair of these on yachts and superyachts.
  • Prepares wood, fiberglass and metal surfaces and parts for painting, yacht interiors and exteriors, using brushes, spray guns and rollers. Surface preparation includes stripping, scuffing, sanding, masking and priming surfaces.
  • Follow proper procedures for preparation and detailing prior to application of finish coatings. Experience mixing and applying finish coats to appropriate thickness, using two-part paints such as Awlgrip and Alexseal.
  • Tape or otherwise protect surrounding surfaces, such as decks, hardware and windows, during job preparation.
  • Complete knowledge of the requirements for the preparation and sealing of the varnish and the products used.
  • Fulfill with the project schedule. Be inured to work under pressure conditions with work deadlines and excellence in the result.
  • Follow the safety rules, regulations and procedures described by the company, in marinas and on-board vessels.
  • Keep a clean work area that ensures safe work practices and supports a professional work environment with high quality standards.
  • Report to the department head the status of work and timely recommendations to improve the quality and efficiency of the department.
  • Performing other duties as directed by the department head.
  • Willingness to travel on a timely basis.


  • Strong focus on results, quality, safety, and efficiency.
  • Ability to work with the team and independently, including supervision and dealing with outside subcontractors.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Quick learning and easy transition from one project to the next.
  • Ability to follow up and report on an activity.
  • Flexible to change jobs and varying job assignments, often daily.
  • Training and constant learning is required to support the business.


Spanish. English is a plus but not essential.


GM / GS Painting and knowledge of the painting area.


Tarragona - Spain.


Permanent contract.

Full time.

Competitive salary package and 30 days paid vacation days.


Immediate incorporation

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Yacht Paint

Coatings Specialists: Obtaining the finest results available in the yacht paint industry, here at our shipyard we offer a fully dedicated Yacht Paint in-house department. Our team with over twenty years of experience in the super yacht arena will provide the highest standards reaching your expectations. Superior contractual standards and a constant application and surface controls will certify and warrant each job.

  • Finishing and Refinishing.
  • Superyacht painting.
  • Total or partial refits.
  • Priming, fairing & top coating.
  • Restoration refinishing.
  • Touch up & repair work.
  • Professional scaffolding sheds.
  • Contractual and warranty jobs.