Operator Boatbuilder

Recruiter
RNLI
Location
Poole, Dorset
Salary
£11.20 per hour Plus Benefits including Excellent Pension Scheme, 26 Days’ Holiday + Bank Holidays
Posted
12 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Ref
HKRZR3103/JW
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Operator Boatbuilder
Poole, Dorset 
£11.20 per hour Plus Benefits including Excellent Pension Scheme, 26 Days’ Holiday + Bank Holidays 

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is a charity that provides, on call, a 24-hour lifeboat search and rescue service and a seasonal lifeguard service.

Our lifeboat crews and lifeguards need a dedicated, professional and talented team behind them. We’re currently looking for an Operator Boatbuilder to join us in Poole. 

Our vision is to create a centre of engineering excellence in lifeboat construction and maintenance. This includes the in-house production of the Shannon Class Lifeboat, our most advanced all-weather lifeboat to date, which will ensure crews reach incidents faster, thereby saving more lives at sea. 

As an Operator Boatbuilder, you’ll assist with the alignment, preparation, application and installation of composite materials and components in the fitout, refit and repair of Lifeboats. 

You will be working as a member of a multi-disciplined team using standardised work and basic engineering drawings to ensure that the fitout is completed in a professional manner.

To be considered, you will need: 

- Boatbuilding assembly experience, gained in an engineering environment, ideally marine-based 
- The ability to complete tasks following standardised work instructions and basic engineering drawings
- A City & Guilds, NVQ and/or BTEC Level 2 qualification in a marine related discipline (or equivalent experience)

This is a full time role, working 37 hours per week, 7:30 – 16:15, Monday – Thursday and 7:30 – 12:30 on Friday plus overtime opportunities. Flexible working opportunities are also available.  

The closing date for applications is the 31st March 2019. 

Our staff and volunteers have been saving lives at sea without prejudice for nearly 200 years. We respect and value diversity of background, skills and perspectives within our teams, and consider it essential to help us deliver a world-class lifesaving service. We are an inclusive organisation and welcome applications from everyone. In addition to having the skills needed for the role, we also look for applicants who share our commitment to living our RNLI values (trustworthy, courageous, selfless, and dependable), and helping us work towards our goals of halving drowning in the UK and Ireland by 2024. This involves a growing commitment to preventative action, using our expertise to work in partnership with communities locally, nationally and internationally to prevent drowning.

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This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

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