Deckhand

DECKHAND – NWRC

MIDDLESBROUGH, TEESPORT

£Excellent + excellent benefits

Days, one week on one week off, 12.5 hour days

We have a great opportunity for a qualified Deckhand (Navigational Watch Rating Certificate) to join one of the UK’s leading Port Operators who employ over 1,200 staff around the UK.  Joining a team of Deckhands you will carry out a range of navigational and engine room duties onboard PD Teesport’s fleet of dredging, buoy service and workboat vessels serving the ports of Tees and Hartlepool.

Holding a NWRC and a valid ENG 1 Medical Certificate it would also be useful if you held an Engine Room Watch Rating Certificate.

Working a rotating shift of one week on, one week off, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, commencing at 07:00 hours daily, you will work a 37.5 hour week and a contracted 162.5 hours per month.

This is a great opportunity to join a growing organisation who offer career progression, training opportunities and good pay and benefits.

Personal specification – Deckhand:

  • Navigational Watch Rating Certificate mandatory
  • Engine Room Watch Rating Certificate desirable
  • Eng1 Medical Certificate
  • Strong team player
  • Good communication skills

Key responsibilities – Deckhand:

  • Mooring and unmooring of vessel
  • Navigational watch-keeping duties
  • Maintenance of deck equipment
  • Vessel housekeeping
  • Operation of dredge equipment
  • Assisting with bunkering and watering of vessel
  • Providing relief cover between PD fleet of vessels
  • Providing support and resource to the OPRC function as required
  • Assisting with planned maintenance items
  • Adhering to the companies H&S and environmental compliance at all times
  • General duties as required