Dockmaster

DOCKMASTER
BELGIUM – BRUGGE

We originally started as a diesel service company, we have grown to become the largest shipyard on the Belgian coast. With a large team of experienced employees, we offer a full range of services in ship repair, ship maintenance and the manufacture and installation of maritime offshore and onshore structures.
We are do everything related to welding, mechanical maintenance, refit, and renewal of ships, drydocking of ships, machining, crane rental, stainless steel, and aluminum construction and so much more.
Our mission is to excel in marine repairs, maintenance & renewal construction in domain of engineering, welding, and mechanics. To be a highly qualified competence center for both offshore and onshore structures and general welding.
We want to further grow into an important hub in the field of ship maintenance and ship repair along the North Sea coast. Whether it concerns a small tugboat or a large dredger, we make the difference for its customers through a flexible and committed attitude. In the field of welding, we further establish our name as the contact point for production and installation of all possible high-quality steel constructions or welding work both onshore and offshore.
We are looking for a dockmaster to strengthen their team in Brugge. The dockmaster will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of dock operations, ensuring the safe and efficient loading, and unloading of vessels.


RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • With your fellow dockmaster, you will form a well-oiled (marine) team, taking joint responsibility when docking.
  • Your role revolves around the careful docking in and out of ships. As a team you manage a small team that assists you in this docking process.
  • Based on plans from the drawing office, you coordinate the placement of the dock chairs (correct location and height).
  • Maintenance of the dry dock is part of your responsibilities (for example, inspection of anchor chains).
  • During docking, you perform supporting logistical tasks, like operating the top crane and forklift. Just as well you get to work with the (de)assembly of the propulsion line.
  • You will assist the project leaders during the lifting operations.
  • After docking, you will work together with the dock technicians on all aspects related to the outside of a ship.

PROFILE
  • You have a couple of years of experience in the maritime sector.
  • You are willing to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • You have a hands-on experience and are not scared of physical work.
  • You must be flexible, sometimes you will work in the evening or the weekend, so you will do overtime. 
  • You have good and clear English skills at B2-C1 level, this is the language you will communicate in.

CONDITIONS
Regular hours per week 38h
Paycheck Monthly
Gross salary / hour €17-€20/h (negotiable)
Meal vouchers no
Overtime 7-12h/week is the average
How is overtime paid? 150% or an extra holiday
Working hours Mo-Thu: 8:00-16:30
Fr: 8:00-14:30


EXTRALEGAL BENEFITS:
  • Hospitalization insurance, also for family members for a fee.
  • Phone is possible if requested.

HOUSING AND TRANSPORT
  • We provide accommodation for you. You have a whole apartment to yourself, or you can choose to share the apartment and pay less.
  • The employee is obliged to pay tax on "free housing". The amount depends on the price of the flat but is much lower than the actual cost of accommodation. This will be discussed during the interviews.
  • The cost of the travel to Belgium is paid by the employee. We do not cover the cost of travel to Belgium.

NON EU CANDIDATES
  • It will take approximately five to six months to receive a residence and work permit in Belgium, so candidates who are offered a job are asked not to give notice too early.
  • Workers from outside the European Union are obliged to cover the costs of issuing a police clearance certificate, medical examination, legalization and translation of documents themselves.
  • The cost of the visa (€ 180) is also covered by the candidate. We only cover the cost of the administrative fee which must be paid in Belgium at the time of the single permit application.


SELECTION PROCESS
  • The first interview will be with a recruiter to ensure that the candidate is aware of the vacancy and the terms and conditions for which he/she is applying. We will also check the candidate's motivation to work for the position they applied for.
  • If the candidate passes the first interview, they will have a second interview with the HR representative.
  • Optionally, a third interview will be organized.

For more information and to apply, contact me directly.
marque.devilliers@noviglobal.com

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Job Type:
Permanent
Job Title:
Dockmaster
Location:
Belgium - Antwerpen
Sector:
General
Salary:
£Negotiable

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