Mechanic (Full Time)

Philbrook’s Boatyard is the premier full-service boatyard situated in Tsehum Harbour in Sidney, BC. Family owned and operated since 1955, we are committed to providing excellence and value in every boatyard experience.

Position Overview

  • Reporting to the Lead Hand and Project Manager, our Mechanics have a hands-on multi-faceted role which require both working alone or as part of a team
  • The Mechanic ensures the highest standard of quality in their work and performs efficiently and effectively
  • Safety is a priority and our Mechanics are expected to practice safety precautions in executing their duties, including the proper use of safety equipment.

Duties and Skills

  • Experience in all types of composite yacht construction and repairs.
  • Custom mold construction for various types of parts.
  • Gelcoat matching and repairs.
  • Use of vinylester/polyester and epoxy resins.
  • Fairing of yachts and yacht components
  • Removal and installation of hardware and equipment
  • Work in coordination with other departments
  • Careful attention to detail
  • Crossover skills with other departments is an asset
  • Keep workspaces clean and organized
  • Work to achieve deadlines and scheduled hours
  • Ensure all workmanship and quality consists with Philbrook’s Boatyard standards


  • 5 year’s experience with all types of composite construction and repair
  • Pleasure Craft Operators Card, see Transport Canada's website
  • Must hold valid class 5 driver’s license
  • Computer Skills-must have email and be comfortable with the use of computer equipment
  • Must have basic tools of the trade


Competitive with industry standards and includes a comprehensive health and benefits package with RRSP after 1 year on staff.

Please apply by fax to 250.656.1155 or email to – Indicate position title in subject

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