Marine Painter and Fairer

Dickey Boats

Dickey Boats

Posted on Monday, October 24, 2022

No, it's not magic. The famous Dickey Boats flawless finish is the result of our marine painter and fairer team's absolute passion for perfection.

Knowledge of all aspects of aluminium marine coatings is required at Dickey Boats, from preparation and fairing to application externally, internally, and above and below the waterline.

Respecting the process and delivering it with routine precision is the key to their success. Our proud team completes many projects inside and out right here, in-house at the Napier factory.

If a head-turning paint finish is a measure of success, then as a marine painter and fairer at Dickey Boats, you'll work alongside some of the very best in the business.

For applicants, a qualification or background in marine coatings is favoured. However, at an entry-level, you'll learn every aspect required to deliver world-class standards with absolute consistency. Apprenticeship opportunities are offered for top performers.


We train towards the following certifications

  • New Zealand Certificate in Marine Coatings – Exterior
  • New Zealand Certificate in Marine Coatings – Interior

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