Location Lowestoft
Salary £29120 - £39520 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Engineering, Boat Building
Reference J9097
Marine Resources has a fantastic opportunity for a full time permanent Pipefitter to be based in Lowestoft
  • Essential must have a back ground in ship refitting specific. Preferable to have experience of new build background.
  • Experience of working with working with vessels. Read and understand basic layout and assembly drawings, to class society rules / standards
  • Good understanding of shipbuilding/ship repair practices. Understands Works specifications. Understand equipment manuals and installation guides.
  • Must have experience of working with all pipe systems domestic, fuel & hydraulic.
  • Must be able to install and set up systems, flush, pressure test and commission for new build vessels. Pipework materials including steel, stainless steel, nickel alloy, copper alloy, plastics.
  • Must be able to work with equipment welding, lathes, radial & bench drills, bore/milling tools, alignment equipment,
  • Within this role of pipe-fitter you shall undertake support for docking and undocking of vessels, setting up blocks, carry out line handling, fitting and monitoring of shores whilst docking being carried out.
  • Dock side preparation installing and removing gangways/accesses to vessel, carry out general cleaning labouring duties.
  • Would be advantageous of any other semi-skilled trade experience steel work, engineering or painting.
  • Identify and report any additional or variation to specification scopes of work to line management.
  • Diversification working with other trades in a support level. Be willing to train forklift, mobile access platforms, PASMA access scaffolding, Rescue teams, first aiders, tank testing, rigging / slinging methods.
  • Training and developing of apprentices during daily tasks.
  • Ensure good personal time keeping and conduct inline with agreed policies and procedures
  • Ensure standards of good housekeeping are achieved in all work areas, including workshops, stores, vehicles and at on site locations.
  • To assist Management in ensuring that servicing, repairs and maintenance of Company machinery and equipment is carried out periodically in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations.
  • Carry out duties with minimum supervision using own initiative to plan and prioritise workload within set timescales.
  • To assist Management in ensuring that all tools/equipment issued are accounted for and traceable to prevent financial loss to the Company and also to report any instances of theft/loss.
  • Ensure all safety, regulatory, rule and Company changes/alterations to working practises are adhered to and that all necessary records and inspections are maintained at all times to comply with current legislation.
  • To assist in carrying out weekly van checks, including reviewing workshop plant and/or service/maintenance dates.
  • To request procurement of products and services as and when necessary to ensure the continuing successful and efficient operation of the business.
  • To ensure that he/she is contactable via telephone to suit the emergency/responsive nature of the Company’s core business and client base and may be expected to undertake on-call activities when required.
  • In addition to the responsibilities listed above, all employees must be flexible in their approach and undertake other duties, wherever they may be, to achieve the objectives of the Company.
Ability to:
  • Read and interpret blueprints and working drawings. Plan pipework and make estimates of materials required.
  • Make precise arm-hand positioning movements and maintain static arm-hand position. Make fine, highly controlled muscular movements to adjust the position of a control mechanism.
  • Make skilful, controlled manipulations of small objects. Clean equipment using appropriate materials.
  • Lift arms above shoulder level. Work in small, cramped areas. Work at heights or depths greater than ten feet. Climb ladders or stairs to reach objects. Remain in a standing position for extended periods of time.
  • Learn job-related material primarily through oral instruction and observation. This learning takes place mainly in an on-the-job training setting.

If this sounds like something that would suit your skillset, call Sarah on 07502 163910 or hit apply!

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