Marine Canvas & Upholstery

in Miami

Job Opportunity: Upholsterer

Job Description

The Captain’s Tailor is a fast-growing, family-owned marine canvas and upholstery shop in Miami. We specialize in designing and fabricating custom boat covers, tops, window enclosures, seating and storage accessories.

We’re looking for a full-time upholsterer with years of experience in either automobile or marine upholstery, who understands and appreciates quality craftsmanship and enjoys working to the highest standards.

What we’re offering

  • Full-time position
    • Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Competitive pay
    • Based on experience, $12- $20/hr
  • Growth opportunities
  • Air-conditioned workshop. Clean and well organized.
  • All tools provided
  • Relocation assistance
    • Moving to Miami? We’ll help you find a safe and decent place to live within your budget.

What we’re expecting

  • Attention to detail and quality a must
  • At least 3-5 Years of upholstery experience a must
    • Marine upholstery experience preferred, but talented automotive trimmers can receive on-the-job training for marine products.
  • Ability to fabricate new and custom seating and interiors
  • Ability to develop new patterns for cutting materials and seat designs
  • Ability to cut and shape foam
  • Ability to sew top stitch, French seams, diamond quilts, and welt cording (piping).
  • Ability to detect and fix design and upholstery errors
  • Ability to use air, power and manual hand tools.
  • Strong understanding of industrial sewing machines
  • Strong understanding of adhesives, solvents and other required chemicals
  • Working experience with various canvas and vinyl fabrics
  • Ability to recommend design enhancements and productivity improvements
  • Ability to estimate hours and materials required for jobs
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work closely with others when required
  • Self-motivated and innovative

To apply, please call 305-801-3474 or send resume to