Hull and Deck Remover

Remove fiberglass boat decks and hulls from molds, using handtools.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hull and Deck Removers do?

Removes fiberglass boat decks and hulls from molds, using handtools: Pries edge of hull or deck from mold, using wooden tool, and taps mold, using mallet to loosen cast. Inserts airhose between mold and cast, or in hole in mold, and opens valve to blow cast loose. Grasps and works cast loose from mold. Places cast on dolly with help of other workers or clamps special lifting tool to tabs on hull and pushes hoist lever to fit loosened hull from mold. May assemble and temporarily join structural members, such as hull, deck, and headlines, using hoist, weights, and clamps. May grind edges of decks and hulls preparatory to removing from mold, using disk sander.

Should I be a Hull and Deck Remover?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Hull and Deck Remover

    Hull and Deck Removers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Hull and Deck Remover-related education!
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