Metal Worker

Metal Worker

Zim Sailing/Dwyer Mast & Rigging is adding staff in our Metal Shop. You’ll be joining a small team (5-7 people), who are producing aluminum and metal parts for small sailboats.

We need experienced workers who can run a Bridgeport, small presses, drill holes, install hardware (rivets, through-bolts), use jigs - and generally can figure things out. This is an old fashioned, hands on, manual job – we don’t have rows of CNC machines. We’re looking for hardworking people with good pace and motivation.

Job duties include:

  • Operating Shop Machines - Bridgeports, Drill Presses

  • Using Hand Tools to drill into and cut material

  • Read prints to accurately assemble masts/booms and associated parts

  • Installing hardware – bolts, rivets, machine screws

  • Cutting metal – chop saws, band saws, etc

Skills Required:

  • Attention to detail

  • Experience in machine shop or similar environment 

  • Ability to read prints

  • Willingness to work hard and efficiently 

Preferred Skills:

  • Aluminum & Stainless Steel welding

Compensation & Benefits

  • $19-22/hr

  • BlueCross BlueShield Health Insurance: $46-52/week

  • PTO: 2 weeks for the first 5 years, then 3 weeks + paid holidays, sick time.

  • 401k Retirement Plan w/company match

  • Employee purchase discounts and other perks

About Us
We’re a ~70 person company where you can grow. We’re the biggest builder of small sailboats in North America – with ambitions to grow significantly in the next three years. 



Send your resume and a cover letter to us, tell us why you might be a good fit.


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