Chart Your Course

Build Your Career & Become A Qualified Boat Builder

Australia’s leading builder of custom designed and crafted commercial and recreational boats, Norman R. Wright & Sons, is offering a select number of Boat Building Apprenticeships for those looking for a fun, secure & rewarding career. You will learn all aspects of boat building, from the traditional timber skills through to the latest carbon fibre composite techniques, developing hands-on skills and experience that will carry you across industries..

On the job education, mentoring and training from some of Australia’s most experienced tradespeople will allow you to develop your skills enabling you to problem solve and contribute to the day to day activities of our working boat yard. As a leader in the design and production of custom crafted boats, you will have the opportunity to work with state of the art equipment and processes at the cutting edge of boat building in Australia and globally. Norman R. Wright & Sons design and construct boats for Government, Military, Police, Emergency Services and Logistics organisations, along with a selection of the finest recreational boats in the industry, so your role will always be evolving and developing, providing you with the environment, team and skills to become a leader in your field.

Many of our team members completed their apprenticeships straight out of school and remain with us today, as we provide the platform for our team to grow and advance their careers whether remaining with us and taking on leadership roles, or moving on to other opportunities after they complete their trade.

“I’ve really enjoyed the promotions I have received over the years. You always get a great feeling knowing that you are recognised and rewarded for your efforts, and we have a really good team too.” Ian Lauman – Projects Foreman

Norman R. Wright & Sons is a custom designer and builder of the highest quality commercial and pleasure boats – from tenders to superyachts. Based in Brisbane, Queensland, we have been mastering the art of vessel design and building for over 113 years. From the initial proposal, to the launch of the vessel, and subsequent lifetime care and repair, we have been providing our clients a complete in-house service for all of their needs.

Norman R. Wright & Sons offer attractive remuneration and incentives, also providing ongoing education and training along with access to all of the tools of the trade. With an extensive forward order program headlined by projects for Government and Leading Infrastructure Organisations, Norman R. Wright & Sons offer a stable, safe and innovative environment for our employees to grow and prosper.

If you’re seeking a truly rewarding and exciting career within a dynamic organisation and industry then Norman R. Wright & Sons may be the right choice for you.

For more information call or email our team today.

Norman R. Wright & Sons

39 Rivergate Place, Murarrie QLD 4172

07 3890 0899

Norman R Wright & Sons Employees (15 of 44)
Norman R Wright & Sons Employees (10 of 44)
Norman R Wright & Sons Employees (39 of 44)
Norman R Wright & Sons Employees (19 of 44)
Norman R Wright & Sons Employees (7 of 44)
Norman R Wright & Sons Employees (41 of 44)