Heavy Lift Operator (PA)

Work For The Number 1 Yacht Builder In North America

  • Job Title: Heavy Lift Operator (PA)
  • Location: Port Angeles, Washington
  • Department: Building Operation
  • Shift Times: Start: 7:00am / End: 3:45pm

Summary:

The Heavy Lift Operator will move, load, unload, and level large and heavy equipment.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to safely and proficiently operate a 500 ton travel lift.
  • Duties may include the loading, moving, launching, unloading and leveling of boats.
  • Rigging and pulling of all large fiberglass parts from molds.
  • Use of various equipment for and during the installation to flip hulls, deck houses, and large parts.
  • May assist with the installation of all large main engines, generators and various other boat equipment such as; chillers, refrigerators, washers, dryers and other miscellaneous equipment.
  • Perform maintenance and repairs on heavy lifting equipment such as cranes, travel lift, dollies, jacks and rigging parts.
  • Record keeping of lift plans, certifications, repair and maintenance schedules.
  • Initial task qualification for crane operations of other departments.
  • Repetitive use of hands for simple grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation.
  • Frequent standing, bending, kneeling, squatting, ladder and stair climbing and occasional crawling, twisting and lying.
  • Work effectively as part of a team providing high quality Customer Service.
  • Appropriate Personal Protective Equipment including and not limited to gloves, safety glasses, hard hat and or a respirator may need to be worn when and if handling hazardous products or working in hazardous environments.
  • Maintain and participates in keeping personal work area, shop and tools clean and safe.
  • Must maintain an excellent attendance record following all company policies and procedures in the Employee Handbook and safety rules.
  • Will be expected to travel between facilities to maintain production schedules.
  • Will be expected to work overtime and flexible hours as needed to meet production schedules and departmental needs.
Requirements:
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience moving large and heavy equipment.
  • 500 ton travel lift experience a plus.
  • Candidates for this job may be asked to demonstrate specialty skills outlined under job functions.
  • Requires basic levels of mathematical, reading, writing and communication skills necessary to successfully accomplish the job description, skills and ability requirements as outlined above.
  • Requires visual acuity necessary and appropriate to perform all job duties and requirements as listed.
  • Requires auditory acuity capable of hearing a forklift back-up alarm, moving vehicle horns, or other safety alarms and warning signals.
Additional Job Functions: Other Preferred Skills / Abilities:

Safety Requirements: Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms, to stand, walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, push or pull and lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment is a production floor setting and is usually noisy and dusty. It does not always maintain a consistent temperature but is dry. Noise levels are moderate to high with some chemical odors present. When on the production floor, PPE is required where noted.

Total Compensation:

At Westport, L.L.C., your base wage is only a portion of your overall compensation package. When you add in the additional benefits below to our competitive base wage you can increase your total compensation up to 25%.

  • Health insurance benefits options, including medical, prescription, vision, dental, basic group life and short term disability.
  • Flexible spending accounts for health flex and dependent care expenses
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan options
  • Paid time off for all regular FT employees
  • Paid holidays

Available Jobs

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Jobs @ Port Angeles, WA:
Westport Human Resources
3500 East Highway 101
Port Angeles, WA 98362
jobs@westportyachts.com
Phone: +1 360-452-5095

Jobs @ Westport, WA:
Westport Human Resources
P.O. Box 308
1807 Nyhus St
Westport, WA 98595
jobs@westportyachts.com
Phone: +1 360-268-1800

Westport L.L.C. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee will be expected to perform other duties as may be assigned to meet the ongoing needs of Westport, L.L.C.

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