Technical

Proteus Recruitment provides solutions to our clients throughout the marine industry and around the world. We source highly skilled, trustworthy professionals to fulfil essential roles that depend on a comprehensive understanding of the needs of the project.

Our backgrounds and our breadth of knowledge means we fully understand our clients business, meeting their specific needs and sourcing dependable, experienced individuals and teams to satisfy the work required. 

Below is a comprehensive (but not exhaustive!) list of the positions we recruit and types of roles we deliver against for our clients

Technical Roles

Boatbuilder

At Proteus, we are able to source highly skilled individuals or put together teams, adept in delivering a professional service on the complete array of marine vessels. This ranges from fully trained shipwrights using traditional techniques, through highly qualified, multi-disciplined boatbuilders able to literally work on every aspect of build, right through to composite boatbuilders working in Carbon fibre, Kevlar, Nomex and hybrids, using the complete range of composite techniques.

Projects we have assisted our clients with include New build Megayachts, working on both traditional and modern classic Superyachts, America’s Cup, Volvo and IMOCA campaigns.

Composites

We have experience of working with and recruiting the complete range of skills across the entire spectrum of composites manufacturing.

Whether your laminating a series production craft in chopped strand Fibre Glass or your building the most high-performance race yacht on the planet in pre-preg carbon, we can source the right candidates with the right skills and abilities to deliver for you.

Carpentry - Cabinetmaker

We at Proteus have worked with numerous shipyards and specialist carpentry businesses providing yacht carpentry services. We are able to source a full range of workers who are skilled in building customised cabinets, furniture, tables and teak yacht decking. They are experienced in working from blueprints and construction drawings and can plan sequence of cutting operations.

Examples of carpentry installations where our workers have proven experience include the following:

  • Cabinetry & Furniture
  • Custom woodworking
  • Custom design tables
  • Chart tables, interior furniture
  • Teak decking repairs
  • Veneering & lamination
  • On-site repairs

Mechanical Fitout

As the Superyacht sector continues to build ever larger vessels, the demand for more highly trained and skilled mechanical fitters continues to grow with it.

Utilising our database of time-served specialists from both Marine but also Military and Aviation we provide experienced mechanical engineers to work on engines, hydraulics, pumps, and other mechanical systems within the vessel. Able to work from drawings either independently or as part of a team.

At Proteus we will find you the best Mechanical fitters for installation, fabrication or repairing of heavy machinery projects, in the shipyard or onboard. We will make sure your project is perfectly set for the rigorous challenges ahead.

Fabrication & Welding

We are proud to provide Lloyds’ certified metal work specialists. Over the years we have worked with some of the finest yachts in the world and we understand the need for the highest standards of workmanship, particularly when facing tough technical problems

Our Welder and Fabricators work in stainless steel deck fittings, handrails, biminis, furniture, decorative interior items, to an extremely high visual level.

Plumbing and pipe works are installed in all types of materials, steel, cunifer, aluminium, stainless steel, bronze, and plastics.

Audio Visual (AV)

Proteus can source technicians who specialize in installation, maintaining and troubleshooting audio, video, and lighting equipment. These contractors also have experience in connecting, tuning, and configuring AV setups to ensure high-quality presentation throughout the yacht.

We at Proteus promise to work closely with all major shipyards to undertake any newbuild or refit work. Our contractors are accustomed to working wherever the boat is located. Whether they are 25m vessels to 170m, we can cater for all sizes.

We understand the importance of a high class entertainment service on board, and Proteus are happy to provide technicians who can offer full device compatibility (for anyone who comes onboard), internet and network technologies to work regardless of the location of the boat, and uninterrupted supply of satellite TV, movies, console Games and Streamind.

Deckfitter

Proteus Recruitment have an ample portfolio of marine decking specialists. We have deployed teams of up to 40 deckfitters working on projects up to 145m across the world including Japan, Middle East, and other major shipyards in Europe. We have single-handedly managed travel, visa processes, accommodation and ensured swift payments for projects running up to 12 months or more. We pride ourselves on our close relationships with our clients and ensuring complete transparency to ensure that projects can be completed to a highest quality standard.

We can also provide Team Leader/Project Managers as part of the team of skilled deckfitters to deliver your project. They are experienced in using both classic and modern techniques of installation to suit your needs and ensure that the deck will last a lifetime.

Painting

With over 15 years in the Superyacht coating industry, Proteus understands the complex logistics of delivering the perfect yacht finish. We have access to a wide range of skilled trades who can ensure your project is delivered to the exacting standards of the Superyacht industry.

These skills include:

  • Filler & Fairers
  • Paint sprayers
  • Finishers
  • Interior Specialists

 

All focused on delivering the stunning finished vessel, documented, on time and on budget.

Machining

Proteus provides specialists in metal fabrication specifically for the yachting industry, who can produce very technical items with a high degree of finishing. Our contractors are fully experienced in welding a range of metals (stainless steel, aluminium, copper-nickel, iron, etc.) and have the knowledge to study every special request to produce the best adapted solution.

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