Gelcoat Repair Technician

Contender Boats is currently seeking Gelcoat Repair Technicians for the new Ft. Pierce, FL location. 

Job Duties:

  • Visually spot imperfections in all parts.
  • Repair the gel coat imperfections in all parts, using buffers, DA’s, pencil grinders etc.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Non-skid and fiberglass repair.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Past bodywork experience is necessary, marine is preferable but not necessary.
  • Gelcoat experience a must.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal work order instructions.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work in an open air and covered non-climate-controlled environment.
  • Ability to work in dusty environment and follow PPE guidelines including use of eye protection, gloves and respirators as required.
  • Ability to work overtime when required.
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines to meet shipment schedules.


  • 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.