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Welder/ Fenderman in Dover at TalentSpa

Date Posted: 12/20/2018

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Job Description

Welder/ Fenderman
Competitive Salary

With millions of passengers, cars, trucks, motorcycles and coaches passing through on cross-Channel ferries each year, it's no wonder they're known as the 'Gateway to Europe'.

Their award-winning cruise port, one of the busiest in the UK, hosts some of the world’smost prestigious cruise lines. Their portfolio is diverse, other successful businesses include a cargoterminal, award winning marina and several niche activities.

This is truly an exciting time to be part of our growing organisation. The Dover Western Docks Revival Project, the single biggest investment undertaken by the Port, will create a purpose-built cargo and logistics facility at the Port, which currently handles up to £122 billion of UK trade each year.

The Welder/ Fenderman Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Technician (Welder/Fenderman) to join our Engineering Services Team. You will play an integral part in the function of the Engineering Section. You will assist the management team ensuring that the Board’s assets are maintained and repaired effectively.

You will be required to:

  • Undertake fault finding on complex equipment and implement solutions
  • Carry out planned preventive maintenance in accordance with written instructions
  • Undertake technical/statutory inspections and report verbally or in writing
  • Carry out all work in accordance with risk assessments and various statutory requirements
  • Plan/prioritise a number of complex activities with may require the formulations and adjustment of plans
  • Provide training/guidance/instruction/technical advice and support to colleagues and apprentices
  • Planned maintenance and inspections 20%
  • Breakdowns and fault rectification 65%
  • Planned and organised of tasks and other parties 10%
  • Assistance and provision of technical knowledge to others 5%

Requirements for the Welder/ Fenderman Role

  • Indentured Trade apprenticeship in an appropriate discipline to min NVQ level 3 and/or associated C&G’s
  • 3 years post trade-qualification experience in relevant discipline
  • Technical specialist knowledge in welding and fabrication processes
  • Good standard of IT literacy
  • Full UK driving licence


  • Private Healthcare
  • 25 days holiday
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme

If you feel you are suitable for their Welder/ Fenderman position, please apply now.