Vacancy Shipwright Sunsail and The Moorings

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Job Title: Shipwright

Location: St Lucia

Brand: Sunsail and The Moorings

Contract type: Permanent

At The Moorings and Sunsail, we plan and deliver fantastic yacht charters across the world.
We have an abiding passion for sailing, taking yachting holidays to the next level across the most spectacular destinations worldwide which keep our customers coming back again and again! From independent sailing holidays to fully catered crewed and power yacht charters we offer our customers a range of product options, and most importantly an unforgettable experience.
The secret to our success within the yacht industry lies in our exceptional teams, we are united by the same purpose, to have fun while creating extraordinary experiences on the water.
We are currently recruiting a technical team to work from our base in Rodney Bay, St Lucia. This team will be supporting the phase-out operation ensuring yachts are ready to be handed back to our owners in great condition with all repairs completed and maintenance up to date. In addition to this day-to-day charter base operation support will be required. Working hours vary and you must be flexible to operational requirements. Please note that this is a full-time, permanent position.
What you will be doing:

Repair and maintain all interior and exterior structural woodwork on the yachts within agreed timescales
Repair as necessary the following areas (including but not limited to):
Floorboards & Bulkheads
Mirrors & Catches
Cabinets, Hinges, Catches, etc
Saloon Table & Chart Table
Hatches & Blinds
All Doors, Locks & Drawers
Companion Step & Hand Rails
Companion Hatch & Drop Boards
Plexi for Instrument Panels
Gasket on Ice Box Lids
Vinyl on Sides & Ceiling
Deck and Rails
Velcro behind all saloon cushions, ensuring secure & functioning
Actively involve self in repairs or retrofit projects on all yachts.
Assist with the enforcement of control mechanisms designed to stop waste
Keep the work areas clean, organised, and safe
Report any defects or potential defects you notice whilst carrying out duties using the digital maintenance platform
Coordinate purchasing of material inventory with the supervisor; be responsible for having adequate but not excessive inventory on hand.
Any other duties as directed by your line manager or the Base Manager

The ideal candidate will have the following:
Skilled experience as a shipwright in a similar role
Able to work unsupervised and meet tight deadlines
Good knowledge of departmental and yachts equipment and tools
Ability to lift 50 lbs weight
Yachting experience and able to manoeuvre yachts (desirable)
Able to swim
Practically minded with an ability to solve problems
Positive personality
A strong team player

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