Deck Fitter

Undisclosed Company
Dorset, Poole
£11.89 per hour
13 Sep 2016
27 Sep 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
Are you looking for your next career within a rapidly expanding maritime company with excellent benefits and potential career progression?
Manpower currently has new and exciting opportunities for Deck Fitters on a permanent contract in Poole to start as soon as possible.
Our client are looking to expand their team, working on the finest luxury yachts in the world, and is ideally looking for candidates with backgrounds in construction, boat building, shop fitting or kitchen fitting, however this is not essential and we will consider candidates with relevant qualifications and have not yet gained work within this sector.
You will be required to work in a small team of Deck Fitters, guided by an Team Leader, to fit out all decking on board our client's boating range- including 48- 155 feet luxury yachts.
You will be required to fit components to the exterior of motor yachts, Deck Fitting tasks include the; Cutting and trimming of GRP, Drilling and tapping to secure components, Drilling into a variety of materials - such as ply wood, GRP and stainless steel. Selecting, mixing and applying various types of bonding agents and sealants, including cosmetic mastics/silicones and underwater sealants. Installing exterior hinges and marine components plus, the occasional use of Gel Coat and applying and finishing fairing compounds. Experience with engraving tools would be an advantage.
Candidates will be:
*Able to work in restricted spaces, outdoors and, on the water if required
*Have own tools.
*Able to attend and pass a one hour Deck Fitting trade test and interview in Poole, Dorset
*Able to read scaled drawings
*Engineering skill set, including the ability to drill and tap
*Experience of working with GRP an advantage
*Keen to work in a fast paced construction environment

First 4 weeks:7:30am- 3:30pm with 2 x 15 minute breaks and half hour for lunch
After 4 weeks: 7:00am- 6:00pm Monday- Thursday, 7:00am- 1:00pm Friday
Salary: £20,000- £25,000 DOE + overtime (£33,000)
Benefits: Pension schemes, sickness pay, 22-25 days annual leave, life cover, private healthcare and dental care after 4 years' service

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