Fiberglass Boat Finisher

Contender Boats is currently seeking Fiberglass Boat Finisher for both Homestead and Fort Pierce locations. 

Job Duties:

  • Identify defects such as cracks, blisters, stress cracks, air voids and cosmetic flaws.
  • Estimate repair/rework times, plan for materials, coordinate jobs with supervisor.
  • Repair defect areas, smooth rough edges/areas by using appropriate hand and power tools using correct techniques to achieve desired level of finish.
  • Prepare fiberglass parts and gelcoat finish areas for repair.
  • Shape and smooth edges to match contours.
  • Mix gelcoat catalyst and spray or brush to match colors and surface.
  • Sand/wet sand/buff and polish gelcoat finishes to achieve desired level of finish.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Ability to work in a fast paced and every changing setting.
  • Eye for detail.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Able to work independently at times, making sound decisions regarding course of action.
  • Keen understanding of personal limitations with the ability to ask for guidance when needed.
  • Ability to stoop, crouch, pull, push, reach, kneel, stand, and grasp.
  • Ability to lift 50-lbs.
  • Overtime and weekend work may be required.


  • Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Competitive Salary
  • Holiday Pay
  • Paid Time Off


  • Monday to Thursday (some Fridays)
  • 10-hour shift


Ft. Pierce, FL

About Contender Boats:

Contender Boats has been building premier offshore sportfishing boats for over 35 years. With center console and cabin models ranging from 22 to 44 ft, Contender leads the industry in innovation, performance, and quality. With manufacturing facilities in Homestead and Ft. Pierce, FL, Contender is a rapidly growing company with great potential for hard working candidates.



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