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Seething
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Competitive
Vacancy Type
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Maritime Transport
Closing Date:
19 Jul 2024

About the Role

Yard Technician
Full-Time, Permanent
Seething, Site-Based

About us
James Fisher Fendercare, part of James Fisher and Sons, is one of the world leaders in ship-to-ship transfers and a major supplier of premium quality marine products around the globe, as well as offering turnkey solutions in the operation of offshore energy terminals. It forms a division of James Fisher and Sons plc, alongside its sister companies of Martek Marine and Martek Lifecare which are experts in safety-related products and gas detection equipment for the marine and oil & gas markets.

The company’s head office remains at Seething in Norfolk, with regional offices in the UAE and Singapore, as well as regional hubs in Brazil, India and West Africa.

The Role
We are looking for a Yard Technician to inspect, build, maintain and repair fenders and hoses in accordance with industry and company standards.This role will require travel within the UK as well as international as and when required.

Principle Accountabilities

Rubber and Composite Hose inspection, testing and service

  • Inspection procedures
  • Testing procedures
  • Hose Repairs

Fender maintenance including service, maintenance, installation and removal

  • Inspection procedures
  • Safety Valve Testing and Replacement procedures
  • Netting of Fenders including replacing of tyres
  • Drilling tyres and cutting chain
  • Folding Nets
  • Folding Fenders
  • Fender Installation and removal
  • Fender Repairs 

Hydro pneumatic fender maintenance including service, maintenance installation and removal

  • Inspection procedures
  • Safety Valve Testing and Replacement procedures
  • Hydro pneumatic fender Installation and removal
  • Hydro pneumatic fender Repairs

Yard based tasks

  • Goods In and Out
  • Dispatch
  • Stock Taking Procedures
  • Housekeeping
Qualifications and Experience
  • Experience in a similar role (Preferable)
  • Experience operating a forklift and other heavy equipment (Desirable)
  • Ability to comply with H&S rules at the workplace
  • Ability to work on your own as well as as part of a team
  • Natural problem-solver
  • Telehandler
  • Manual handler (Tyre grab)
  • Gas Axe
  • Slinger Banksman
  • Mobile Rap
  • Mobile Crane (Desirable)
  • Any other tasks required by Yard Supervisor/Operations Manager.

If this sounds like the ideal next step in your career, then click ‘apply’ now!  

You can find out more about James Fisher & Sons group companies and valued behaviours by watching a short film here: We are One James Fisher - YouTube 

Due to the volume of applications we receive for our vacancies, on occasion applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment. 

James Fisher and Sons are committed to taking positive action on diversity and strongly encourage applications for candidates from all backgrounds. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and recognise that our success depends on our talented and diverse workforce. For more information Click here

 

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