We are looking for

Dockmaster (m/v/x)

What will you do

Originally started as a diesel service company, GARDEC has 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. Gardec is the reference for everything related to welding, mechanical maintenance, refit and renewal of ships, drydocking of ships, machining, crane rental, stainless steel and alu 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. Gardec wants 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, Gardec wants to make the difference for its customers through a flexible and committed attitude. In the field of welding, Gardec wants to further establish its name as the contact point for production and installation of all possible high-quality steel constructions or welding work both onshore and offshore. Website: https://www.gardec.be/nl Company movie: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vpMTqWFNfrCvGCpSG0QKOXRATky86Jhl/view?usp=sharing

Gardec is 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. Your responsibilities include the following: • 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, such as 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.

What are your skills

Are you passionate about the maritime sector? Do you like to do a job that is different every day? Are you flexible and willing to work extra hours in the evening or in the weekend? Do you like working outside all day? Then this might be the job for you!

What is your experience

You have a couple of years of experience in the maritime sector. You need to know how dockings work.

What is your education level

You have a technical background.

Language expectations

Communicative English skills at a B2-C1 level are required for this job, this is the language you will communicate in.

What our client offers

• You work 38 hours a week, but are willing to do 7-12 hours of overtime every week (paid at 150% or as a compensation day). • The gross hourly starting salary is between €17 and €20, depending on your experience. This is negotiable. • The shift hours are 8:00-16:30 from monday to thursday. Friday you work from 8:00 to 14:30. • You are paid monthly. • A lot of extralegal benefits like hospitalisation insurance, and a phone if this is requested..
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