Dean Oltoumis

Boat Builder

The boat manufacturing industry designs and builds boats of all sizes; that includes everything from catamarans, luxury cruise yachts, motor cruisers and small recreational boats Some boats are custom built to a client’s specifications and others are built on a production line. The boat manufacturing industry employs many specialised craftspeople so there is almost no limit to the types of jobs available in the sector. Some of the areas of specialisation include; Boat or yacht designer, CAD draughtsperson, Master boat builder, Naval architect, Aluminium boat builder, Fibreglass boat builder, Composites boat builder, Wooden boat builder, Model maker, Marine equipment manufacturing trailers, pontoons, rigging and boat lifts. A love of practical subjects, problem solving, working in a team and physical fitness are all important attributes for enjoying this job.

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Australian Marine Industries Federation

Australian Marine Industries Federation

For further information see www.watercrew.com.au.

AMIF is the peak national body representing all sectors of the Recreational and Light Commerical Boat Building and related marine industries.

The AMIF is the co-ordinating body for the six autonomous state/territory Boating Industry Associations which are responsible for boating matters WA, SA, VIC, NSW, QLD and NT.

AMIF liaises with the Federal Government and overseas agencies to ensue that the marine industry is recognised as a vibrant and important sector of the Australia economy.

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