Technician Boatbuilder

£13.47 per hour
23 Sep 2020
04 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Technician Boatbuilder
Poole, UK
£13.47 per hour

Technician Boatbuilder
Poole, Dorset
£13.47 per hour plus excellent pension scheme and 26 days’ holiday, plus Bank Holidays

The vision of our client is to save everyone. It may take a long time to get there, but drowning is preventable, and they believe that even one drowning is one too many. They are all lifesavers. They are all fundraisers. This is their watch.

The ALC (All-weather Lifeboat Centre), which officially opened in August 2015, is their very own boat building facility which brings every stage of the lifeboat building process in-house and under one roof.

The ALC also undertakes refits and repairs of existing Lifeboats in-house. Refit work has more than doubled in the last 3 years, with the introduction of 4 additional all weather Lifeboat cells to the ALC’s ongoing program. A fantastic opportunity has arisen here at the ALC for a skilled Boatbuilder to join the existing Refit team.

Our client’s cutting edge All-weather Lifeboat Centre boasts two boat halls with flexible bays for manufacturing and maintaining lifeboats, component manufacturing area, a launch, recovery and boat storage area, paint preparation area with built-in extraction system and heat curing facility, a workshop for supporting our inshore training fleet, office facilities, tools and equipment storage and a visitors’ viewing area.

As a Technician Boatbuilder, you will be responsible for the construction, installation, modification and repair/maintenance of marine structures and equipment for all classes of Lifeboat. The work will involve a variety of boatbuilding disciplines, including composite repairs, vessel strip down and assembly, and deck fitout.

You must be able to work to Engineering drawings and standardised work, safely and efficiently. You will be working as a member of a multi-disciplined team ensuring that lifeboats are built on time and within budget, meeting the RNLI’s stringent quality standards.

It is essential you have relevant City and Guilds or NVQ level 3/BTEC qualifications, time served apprenticeship or equivalent experience.

Previous experience of Marine refits and repairs, and working with epoxy composite materials, is desirable.

Come and join our client in the build of this centre of excellence and help save lives at sea.

Our client is committed to safeguarding; ensuring the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. They expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees and volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. This will include relevant criminal record checks being carried out dependent on the eligibility of the role. (England & Wales; DBS check, Scotland; Disclosure Scotland PVG, Northern Ireland; Access NI, Republic of Ireland; Garda Vetting).

Our client is an equal opportunities employer.

The closing date for this role is the 4th October 2020.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Technician Boatbuilder, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Other organisations may call this role Boatbuilder, Boat Building Technician, Lifeboat Building Operative, Marine Maintenance Operative, Marine Maintenance Technician, Composites Technician, Boat Builder, or Marine Engineer.

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