• Ipswich, Suffolk
  • £35000 - £40000/annum Pension, Travel Exp, Day back

HSB Technical

Position: Skipper (Commissioning)
Job ID: 187/121
Location: Ipswich
Rate/Salary: £35 – 40K
Type: Permanent

HSB Technical Ltd is a specialist recruiter within the Power & Propulsion, Shipbuilding, Shipping & Energy and Aerospace sectors. We have a number of permanent and contract vacancies for multiple businesses across the UK and overseas.

The below job description will outline this position of: Skipper

Typically, this person will help with hand over of newbuild vessels to clients.

HSB Technical’s client is a very established and well-regarded business entity.

Duties and responsibilities of the Skipper:

• Working / managing a small team of permanent and contract staff on board during commissioning
• Perform sea trails to ensure that each trial are met and that the vessel is fully tested in accordance of commissioning standards.
• Create and complete accurate records.
• Support staff with planning work and resources, providing advice through out the process.
• Being responsible for passange planning, provisioning, briefings, safety on board, record keeping, maintenance, cleaning, hand over at destination.
• Deliveries to or from boatshows / private views.
• Checking all troubleshooting of sailing and technical systems, this will involve resolving issues hands on as well as supporting other staff.

Qualifications and requirement for the Skipper:

• Extensive sailing and skippering experience, including on yachts of ~24m.
• Yacht Master Offshore Sail with commercial endorsement
• STCW95 Basic Safety Training, courses taken or revalidated within last five years
• ENG1 Medical Fitness Certificate
• Travel / working from different sites. A Full UK Driving Licence is required
• Must be flexible in approach to working hours. Early mornings, late evenings and weekend working are required on occasion, as dictated by tides, weather and deadlines.

This vacancy is being advertised by HSB Technical who have been appointed to act as the recruitment consultancy for this role

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