Portsmouth boat-building company to hold recruitment event

LaserPerformance produces the popular Sunfish line.LaserPerformance produces the popular Sunfish line.


LaserPerformance produces the popular Sunfish line.

LaserPerformance produces the popular Sunfish line.

PORTSMOUTH — Vanguard Sailboats and LaserPerformance will hold a recruitment event on Thursday, Sept. 19, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its Portsmouth location, 200 High Point Ave.

LaserPerformance is planning to ramp up its production of a recently purchased product line, and is seeking to hire up to 10 new employees for such jobs as fiberglass cutter, fiberglass finisher, PU mold assistant, quality assurance technician, resin transfer mold operator, gelcoat spray painter and technical manager.

Applicants must hold a high school diploma or the equivalency. Manufacturing experience with fiberglass and/or composites is helpful. Those planning to attend should be prepared for an on-site interview.

The Business Workforce Center at the R.I. Department of Labor and Training is assisting the company with its recruitment efforts. The Business Workforce Center offers free services for employers in the areas of job-matching, recruitment, training and transition assistance, and maintains a walk-in center at the department’s administrative offices at 1511 Pontiac Ave., Cranston. For more information on the Business Workforce Center, visit http://www.dlt.ri.gov/bwc.