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Dock Technician (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 dry dock technician to strengthen their team in Brugge. The dry dock technician will play a vital role in ensuring the efficient and high-quality repair of vessels within our dry dock facilities. Your responsibilities include the following: • You assist the dry dock operator in the dry docking of medium size seagoing vessels. • You rinse and sandblast the ship. • You perform general mechanical maintenance on the underwater hulls of vessels such as tugs, fishing vessels, dredgers, propellers, rudders etc. • You are trained to do all kind of maintenance on rudder and propulsion line • During the rigging period, dry systems are also often maintained or renewed. • An important part of this are winches. Since Gardec has its own brand of winches "Brussellle Carral " in its portfolio, you will learn to overhaul and maintain this equipment as well.

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 heavy work? 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.

What is your education level

You have a mechanical background. We are looking for people with a hands-on mentality.

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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