Scout Boats, Inc. - Laminator

Post-Hire Training

Recruitment #10-490-02


In Cooperation with 

Trident Technical College

is assisting with the recruitment and training for

Scout Boats

Potential employment opportunities exist for:




The laminator works with a crew of other laminators to build fiberglass parts of the boat that may include the deck, hull or small parts. Using hand lay-up process to apply the skincoat and bulkcoat laminate, core materials and final layer of laminate, the laminator builds any fiberglass part used in the process. Teamwork is a large factor in the success of this process. The laminator is able to perform all the basic duties of the lamination process such as defect-free fiberglass roll out, laminate sanding prep, part inspection and defect removal and startup and shutdown duties.



  • Be in the work area five minutes before the start of the shift. Suit up quickly and be ready to start in a timely manner

  • Follow the team leader's directions in coordinating people and work
  • Perform startup and shutdown tasks according to processes
  • Properly apply composite layers per the laminate schedule
  • Minimize fiberglass defects (air bubbles, dry glass, etc.)
  • Be responsible for quality, cost control, and scheduling
  • Adhere to current written procedures
  • Inspect laminates to make sure all the material has been placed in proper locations. This includes all knit materials, cores, and whaleboard
  • Follow all safety guidelines
  • Help control consumable usage as well as raw material usage
  • Keep all fiberglass off the floors and keep work area clean and organized at all times
  • Keep tools and equipment (Resin Guns) clean and in proper working condition
  • Be able to work overtime if asked to do so



  • Must be able to use the basic tools applicable to the job

  • Be able to work with people as a team to accomplish department goals
  • Be able to roll out fiberglass without laminate defects such as air bubbles and rein rich areas
  • Be able to inspect parts for gelcoat and laminate defects to ensure high quality standards before each phase of the lamination process
  • Understands laminate related materials, methods and practices used in the department
  • Has knowledge in proper handling and mixing gelcoats, resins, and catalysts
  • Understands fully the handling and disposal of hazardous chemicals and emergency procedures
  • Be able to adapt to changes in production operations


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***