Marine Technician

10 Mar 2018
11 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a new exciting opportunity, at Sunsail, we are currently looking for a Marine Technician to come and join our team based in Port Solent. The successful candidate will join us on a full time, permanent basis and will receive a competitive salary.

About Sunsail

Tracing our heritage back to 1974, we are the world's leading sailing holiday company, delivering unforgettable sailing adventures in some of the world's best cruising grounds.

We are the only large charter business in The Solent with an RYA Affiliated Yacht Club, and therefore able to offer racing under the official rules of race sailing.

Join us as our Marine Technician and in return you'll be rewarded with:

- Competitive salary

- Comprehensive Training Plan

- Various employee discounts and offers across all our travel brands

- Contributory Pension scheme

- Career progression opportunities

About the Marine Technician role

To be part of the team responsible for the preventative maintenance of the UK fleet. This includes maintaining, and servicing to the highest standard, ensuring we comply with MCA Coding and RYA requirements.

All day to day responsibilities of a technician.

Main Duties of our Marine Technician

- Engine checks and maintenance.

- Engine servicing and sail drive servicing.

- Maintenance of electronic equipment, including autopilots, batteries, navigation and equipment.

- Refuelling and boat handling.

- Boat hand overs and liaison with charter customers.

- Problem solving and trouble shooting.

- Providing call out cover and attending to support events such as Cowes Week and Round the Island.

- The position will involve working on a rota system, including evening and weekend working.

- Accurately record maintenance.

- Fixing defects during turnaround.

- Ensure health and safety standards are maintained.

- Communicate with the Maintenance Manager on a daily basis

Key Skills & Requirements of our Marine Technician

- Planning and organisational skills

- Ability to adapt and problem solve

- Excellent attention to detail

- Broad technical, bosun, engineering and yacht maintenance knowledge or similar

Desirable Knowledge

- A passion for Sailing

Interested? Please click 'apply' today - don't miss out

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