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Join the Team at Plymouth Yacht Haven

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18 July 2017

We are looking for a Boatyard Operative to join the team at Plymouth Yacht Haven!

Plymouth Yacht Haven is a busy marina providing berths for 450 boats up to 45 metres in length. Our boatyard is one of the most comprehensive in the south west with boat lifting capacity of 75 tons, indoor and outdoor storage and a wide range of other services provided for customers.

This role is very varied and would include a wide range of tasks around the boatyard from boat movements, towing, securing boats, use of machinery and engaging with customers. We are looking for a hard working, self motivated and quick learning individual who enjoys working as part of team, and who truly believes in putting the customer first.

Working in the boatyard will involve undertaking a wide range of tasks, using heavy machinery and working outdoors all-year round. Some of the tasks include:

  • Haul outs, pressure washing, vessel movements, chocking vessels ashore, re-launching.
  • Operating machinery including the boat hoist, Tractor, Fork lift and work boat. 

Experience not essential as full ongoing training will be given. Some experience in this machinery would be an advantage.

  • Candidates should be prepared to work outside in all weathers
  • Ideally have good mechanical aptitude
  • Be confident driving heavy machinery after training
  • Be able to communicate effectively with customers and colleagues, demonstrating excellent customer service.
  • A positive self starter able to carry out projects with minimum of supervision
  • Have awareness and application of Health and Safety requirements at all times.
  • Physically, able to lift up to 25kg loads, climb ladders and scaffolding, and  

Salary dependent on experience, all PPE provided, annual bonus and medical care after qualifying period.

Please apply by email to: viki@plymouthyachthaven.com

Closing date = 31st July 2017