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  • Post Date:15th January 2024
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Job Description

Location: Tilbury Docks
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 07 June 2024
Salary: Competitive
Hours of Work: 42 hours a week, Monday to Sunday

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We are looking for a Welder to carry out and maintain all welding and fabrication works here at Uber Boat by Thames Clippers.

You’ll liaise with the Dry Dock team to ensure fabrication works are integrated into the overall plan and assist with continuous improvement of vessel structures to ensure an efficient operation.

Not only will you carry out structure repair on all ramps, you’ll assist with in water repairs where appropriate under direction of the Head of Engineering.

You’ll assist with maintenance and repair of floating facilities and manage all welding materials, stores and equipment within your area of responsibility.

While ensuring that the appropriate materials and equipment are used for each job, you will report back to the senior engineering team in accordance with internal processes and procedures.

Maintaining a safe and professional working environment is key, including provision of advanced PPE, completion of all HSE compliance paperwork and identifying any training needs within the team.

We are looking for someone with coded welder C/W certification and experience in aluminium fabrication/welding. You’ll have poof of welder approvals to BSEN ISO 9609-2 : 2004 or similar Class Society assessed welding procedures.

You’ll be Mig/Tig welding capable with mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium and you’ll ensure you have the correct certificates to complete the required tasks.

An effective communicator, you’ll be a team player with a commitment to delivering the best. You’ll also be able to work flexibly to accommodate dry docking requirements.

Experience in a shipbuilding/dry docking environment would be useful but is not essential.

Where: You’ll be based between our Dry Dock facilities at Tilbury and our offices at Clipper House, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London E14 0JY.

So why apply?

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers 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 5 million passengers a year and currently employ around 470 people, which is set to increase over the next few years.

We are an entrepreneurial and inclusive organisation that was voted “Employer of the Year” at the 2017 London Transport Awards and “Ferry Operator of the year” this year. 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.

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.