Yacht Rigger

  • Job posted:
  • Terms:
  • Employer:
    Mylor Chandlery and Rigging
  • Hours:
  • Job Title:
    Yacht Rigger
  • Salary:
  • Location:
    Mylor Yacht Harbour

To carry out all yacht rigging services on both private and commercial yachts, working closely with clients to ensure their yachts are well maintained and seaworthy.

Key Duties:

  • The lifting and moving of heavy objects, working at height and operation of manual lifting machinery.
  • Undertake the towing of yachts using the company launch in a safe and proficient manner.
  • Utilisation of Kudos Workshop Software to book in, update and invoice work on a rolling day to day basis.
  • To undertake the servicing, maintenance and replacement of standing and running rigging.
  • To manufacture mooring strops as required, as well as any other splicing work according to demand.
  • To assist in stepping and unstepping of masts.
  • To assist in the servicing of winches and furlers.
  • To assist in the bending and unbending of sails.
  • To work interdepartmentally with colleagues at Mylor Yacht Harbour to undertake electrical or engineering work.
  • To work overtime or irregular hours during peak season demand, if required.

Desired Skills:

  • A basic understanding and practical experience of marine engineering.
  • A good understanding of maritime bylaws.
  • Previous experience of boat handling and motorboat operation.
  • Previous rope splicing skills would be advantageous.
  • Good team working skills and an ability to follow and understand management decisions.
  • An ability to work confidently when unsupervised.
  • The ideal candidate should be highly efficient in their work, be time aware and have an excellent ability to work under pressure and to demanding deadlines.
  • It would be beneficial to have a good understanding of the products we sell.
  • A willingness to learn would also be a significant advantage.

Required Skills:

  • A very high level of customer service
  • A full clean UK driving license.

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