Dry Dock Trainee

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Dry Dock Trainee

  • Post Date:12th January 2023
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Job Description

£29,222 a year plus benefits including free travel on our boats

Contract Type

Hours of Work
42 hours a week, Monday to Friday

Thames Clippers – Clipper House, Trinity Buoy Wharf, Poplar, London E14 0JY

Closing Date
Wednesday 25th January 2023

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Full Description

We’re looking for a Dry Dock Trainee to support our Dry Dock Refit Site Manager to provide support at UBTC’s Dry Dock facilities at Tilbury to ensure a safe and effective working environment.

Our Dry Dock Trainee will assist with the welding, mechanical, painting, and electrical trades in moving equipment, preparation of work areas, cleaning, and other duties.

You’ll undertake driving duties and be responsible for deliveries/collection of equipment and movement of personnel between UBTC facilities and contractor’s premises.

Responsible for the implementation of the stock control system at Tilbury stores, you’ll book in and issue stock from storage, whilst maintaining all areas including the shed any outside areas.

You’ll assist and support external contractors working on vessels or conducting site maintenance as directed by the Dry Dock Refit Site Manager or their deputy.

You’ll ensure any work carried out is compliant with UBTC’s Safety Policies, Statutory regulations and provide feedback to the Dry Dock Refit Site Manager to ensure continuous improvements in standards, efficiency, and safety.

We’re looking for someone who holds a current and clean driving licence (c1) with relevant experience working in a medium to heavy industrial environment.

Experience in managing databases and budgets is essential to manage our stock control system and experience in heavy lifting operations is desirable.

You’ll have an organised approach to work with high attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and prioritise a high-volume workload

You’ll also be a team player, who wants to learn and is able to take on feedback in order to develop their career.

We’ll give you all the training you need regarding our systems as well as a thorough induction on how the operations at Uber Boat by Thames Clippers work, so you will be set up for success.

Where: You’ll work between our Dry Dock facilities at Tilbury and our Engineering facilities at Trinity Buoy Wharf Pier, Poplar, London E14 0JY.

So why apply?

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers, part of AEG Europe, are London’s leading River Bus service. Our fleet of high-speed catamarans provide commuters and sightseers with a unique way to travel around the capital. We carry around 4 million passengers a year and employ nearly 400 staff.

We are an entrepreneurial and inclusive organisation that was voted “Employer of the Year” at the 2017 London Transport Awards. There is real potential for internal development and promotion within our business and internal succession is one of our core principles. Our values: Trusted to do the Right Thing, Great Place to Work, Be Excellent and Respect allow our employees to excel in their careers with us and be Best In Class, Always.

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Our commitment to inclusion

We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce. We believe in equality of opportunity for all and our approach to recruitment and selection is fair, open and based purely on merit. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.