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shipwright

Description

Code

7214.2

Description

Shipwrights build and repair small type of water vessels from pleasure craft to naval vessels. They prepare preliminary sketches and create templates. They use hand and power tools to construct smaller boat themselves or supervise a team of shipbuilders. They also construct cradles and slipways for the ship’s construction, transportation, launching and slipping. Depending on the vessels, they might work with different materials such as metal, wood, fibreglass, aluminium etc.

Alternative Labels

naval vessel shipwright

shipfitter

boatbuilder

ship repair engineer

shipwright

boatfitter

submarine shipwright

ship fitter

boat builder

boat repairer

shipbuilder

ship construction worker

ship builder

boat construction worker

ship repairer

boat repair engineer

boat fitter

naval engineer/shipwright

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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