Layup

  • 754 Co Rd 12, Midway, AR 72651, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Everything Has A Reason

Over time this statement became a culture at Bass Cat and Yar-Craft Boats.  A simple tribal tactic, not one that comes from a how-to manual or a mission statement.  It comes with years of building the finest bass and walleye boats in the world.  Our staff compiles hundreds of years of boat-building experience.  We aren’t the new kids on the block, and we know our culture runs deep. 

 

We uphold a commitment to ensuring each boat is comprised of the finest quality throughout the manufacturing process.  Better resins, better fiberglass, better techniques and not cutting corners in any segment.  It’s not about the price, it’s about the boats and the people that build and run them. 

Job Description

Job Purpose:

Applies and rolls initial layers of fiberglass and resin to hulls and decks.  Applies and rolls fiberglass and resin to hulls and inserts metal reinforcing pieces.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be able to identify the different hulls and decks that are to be laminated.
  • Be able to use rollers, brushes and fiberglass gun.
  • Be able to eliminate bubbles in fiberglass once it has been applied.
  • Follow instruction of Supervisor/foreman/lead
  • Be able to use small hand tools to include: scissors, razor knife etc.
  • Keep work area clean and orderly.
  • Light sanding and grinding of parts when necessary.
  • Inspects all parts so that they are complete and up to quality standards.
  • Work with a team to complete daily tasks
  • Perform other duties, assignments and responsibilities as needed.
  • Must be flexible and willing to cross train within the department

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in non-climate controlled environment where ambient air temperature can exceed outside air temperature.
  • Must be able to bend at waist and knees and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to push/pull boat rails/hulls and other pieces as necessary.
  • Must be able to climb into and out of interior of boats.
  • Must be able to wear proper safety equipment to include respirator when necessary.
  • Must be able to lift 75 pounds when necessary.
  • This is a safety sensitive position.

 

Tools used in this occupation include but are not limited to:

  • Personal Protective Equipment- Safety Glasses, half- mask respirator, Tyvek protection suit.
  • Hand Tools- Rollers, Fiberglass chop gun, grinders, sanders, and scissors.
  • Working directly with fiberglass and resin.
  • Wash tank chemicals (S280/Super Blue) used for cleaning hands/brushes.

Knowledge includes but is not limited to:

  • Be able to use and maintain a variety of hand tools.
  • Some knowledge of composites
  • Be able to complete basic installations.
  • Knowledge of production processes and quality control.

Skills include but are not limited to:

  • Active Listening- Give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, and asking questions as appropriate.
  • Reading Comprehension- Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Speaking – Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Time Management- Manage one’s own time and respecting the time of others.
  • Judgment and Decision Making- Consider the relative coasts and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Must be able to work effectively as an individual or with a team.

Abilities include but are not limited to:

  • Must be able to perform tasks under time pressure deadlines and fast-paced environment.
  • Must have strong attention to detail.
  • Keep work area clean and orderly.
  • Follow instruction of Supervisor/foreman/lead.
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong AND notify appropriate personnel (co-worker/lead/supervisor/etc.). 
  • The ability to see details at close range.

 Work Styles include but are not limited to:

  • Dependability- Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Attention to Detail- Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Stress Tolerance- Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
  • Integrity- Job requires being honest and ethical behavior.
  • Cooperation- Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility – Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.

Additional Information

90 Day Probation Schedule:

1st Month:  Train with Crew and ensure understanding of process and area.  Looking for good     team work and integration into the individual crew.

2nd Month: Focus should be on getting the job done right the first time with no defects and maintaining and clean and organized work area. Begin developing speed and efficiency.

3rd Month: The last month of the 90-day probation the new hire should be proficient in the job requirements and within this last month should start working on team work, learning other tasks, and making you a more valuable employee.  Complete integration into the team and contributing to efficiency of the crew.  If standards have not been met, the probation period may be extended upon approval or termination will follow.

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