Scout Boats, Inc. - Finisher

Post-Hire Training

Recruitment #10-490-01


In Cooperation with 

Trident Technical College

is assisting with the recruitment and training for

Scout Boats

Potential employment opportunities exist for:




Finishing is the part of the production process that is critical to the cosmetic qualities of the boat. The finisher inspects each fiberglass part for defects in gelcoat surface and composite layers. Teamwork is a large factor in the success of the department. Quality standards, cost budgets, scheduling, safety, and process control are the responsibilities of each member of the team. The finisher must be able to perform all phases of fiberglass and gelcoat repair on assigned parts with minimal supervision. They should also be able to work on any other fiberglass part in the plant with only general supervision.



  • Follow Scout’s policies and procedures and all safety rules
  • Eliminate unsafe conditions to ensure safety of yourself and your team
  • Follow the steps of the finishing process to ensure adherence to quality standards within allotted time standards 
  • Check the critical areas of the surface to ensure air voids are not present
  • Inspect each part carefully for gelcoat and laminate defects and mark with a grease pencil
  • Properly mix gelcoats and putties when making repairs
  • Make repairs to cracks, chips, air voids, and gouges by filling with proper materials, shape repair to original part shape, prep and spray gelcoat patches, sand patches and buff to high defect-free gloss
  • Keep your tools and equipment maintained and in good working condition
  • Responsible for cleanliness of your work area at all times
  • Assist in training personnel if required



  • High attention to detail
  • Must be able to stay focused on task
  • Self-starter
  • Can work independently as well as with a team
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Adaptability
  • History of good attendance
  • Must be flexible with overtime and working Saturdays as needed.
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check


Applicants with previous experience may be eligible for a $5,000 bonus.


The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors, and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and are not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform.  The company reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or the work environment change

***An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H/V***