Work with the leader in New Zealand’s marine industry

Life’s a beach when you spend our days working next to the water

If you’re in New Zealand and want to work for the leader in the marine industry or if you’re overseas working in the marine or boatyard industries and want to do what you love in one of the most beautiful and liveable countries in the world, we can help.

We are working with the premier provider of refit and refurbishment services for New Zealand’s local vessels and international super yacht fleets, is on the lookout for skilled and dedicated boating professionals to join our expanding team on a full time, permanent basis.

Aucklands marine leader Travelift hoist hauling out the next superyacht for refit, repair and refurbishment

This is a unique opportunity to work on a diverse range of world-class vessels and develop your skills and knowledge in a dynamic and supportive environment.  Don’t miss this chance to be a part of our passionate team and contribute to the excellence of the luxury yachting industry.  We are looking for:

Boat Builders (Repair, Refit & Refurbishment)

Conducting refit, repair, and refurbishment work for smaller local or large superyachts.

  • Determining repair requirements and procedures
  • Styling plans and specs for fabrication and cabinetry
  • Working with variety of materials, notably timber & composites
  • Fitting hardware
  • Building/installing structures ranging from cabins to rudders as well as cabinetry
  • Making and assembling parts to form and install cabinetry


Boat Painters

Preparing and repairing boat surfaces for painting,  match/mix paint, applying paint and doing follow up.

  • Preparing wood, fiberglass and metal surfaces for paint application, including repair of knocks and irregularities
  • Adding protection to surrounding surfaces and hardware
  • Loading paint, oil, lacquer, varnish and rustproofing agents into spray equipment
  • Matching and mixing paint
  • Applying paint and varnish using brushes, spray guns and rollers
  • Following post paint / cleaning procedures


Travelift/Hoist Operators

Operating transporters (50 tonne) & travel lifts (85, 75 tonne and 820 tonne!) for haul outs, shifting, cleaning and facility organisation and maintenance.

  • Using travel lifts and transporter to lift and shift boats from and to the water (haul out) and within the yard
  • using attachments as required for shifting boat components and yard organisation
  • testing the machinery and equipment before use to ensure safety and operation and monitoring throughout for troubleshooting
  • positioning hooks and raise, move and place loads
  • lubricating ropes and winches on cranes and replacing worn cables
  • pressure washing boats, components and equipment and antifouling, as required
  • using a forklift to shift equipment and the like


Having FRENZ to support you

We know that deciding to take a new job is hard enough but securing work rights, moving and navigating the cultural and language differences is that much harder.

Working closely with you and the employer, FRENZ role is:

  • to review your application and, once satisfied that you appear to be a potential match, we put you forward to the client.
  • make sure you meet Immigration NZ requirements
  • provide information and guidance to help you decide to come to NZ
  • ongoing support while you’re working with us.

In addition to helping you find with your job, as FRENZ are licensed to provide immigration advisory services, we can assist you in getting visa and residency approvals to allow you to work, and continue to work, in NZ.

FRENZ immigration and relocation support

Contact Us

8 Adelaide Street,
Auckland 1010. New Zealand

+64 21 711 071 | 0800 891 314

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