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Added Jan 30, 2023

Marine Travel Lift Operator (25385)

Fort Myers Beach Florida | Full-time Sign on bonus of up to $2,500 based on experience. The Marine Travel Lift Operator will be responsible for hauling, moving, and blocking customer boats, both power and sailboats up to 120 feet, within the boatyard/marina, along with other related general yard work duties. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Responsible for tasks such as, but not limited to, hauling, and launching of large yachts and small boats in and out of the water and moving them for service. Perform hull maintenance, bottom painting application, running gear and other related service yard tasks Responsible for record keeping and end of day reporting Some overtime, weekends and holiday work may be required Education, Experience, Licensing Two years of experience using a marine travel lift and a marine forklift. Transporter experience helpful. Experience with lift points, weight distribution and correct blocking procedures, as well as rigging. Forklift and travel lift certifications preferred. Detailed knowledge of marine industry helpful. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities General knowledge of various types of vessels Team player attitude with effective verbal communication skills needed to work with fellow employees, parts department, management, and occasionally conversing with the customer Effective written communication skills needed to prepare job task cards and end of day reports Self-starter with troubleshooting skills and professional appearance Ability to follow direction in a professional manner Physical Requirements Ability to bend, squat, stoop, crawl, and kneel Perform prolonged standing Ability to turn head from side to side and about the vertical axis Ability to turn body at the waist from side to side and about the vertical axis Lift/push/pull a battery weighing 59 pounds without assistance on a regular basis Must have the ability to climb in a safe manner (climbing as a minimum includes stairs, scaffolding, ladders, and ramps) to access vessels and vessel equipment Ability to work at heights above 12 feet, while working from a ladder, scaffolding and/or lifts to access vessels and vessel equipment Able to work on ladders, scaffolding, and on top of the vessels while hauled out Demonstrate the ability to use safely and appropriately required tools and equipment Demonstrate good balance while working on uneven surfaces and maneuvering obstacles Possess sufficient handgrip and coordination to carry and operate tools and equipment Ability to utilize personal protective equipment (closed toe shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, goggles, respirator, safety harness, safety lines, floatation gear, etc.) safely per OSHA standards Ability to withstand cold and hot temperatures Ability to work in inclement weather conditions including heat, humidity and sun Able to work in an environment where you are occasionally exposed to fumes and/or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals Ability to enter small spaces, openings and work in confined spaces for prolonged periods of time Able to respond to verbal and audible sounds/commands Able to utilize adequate visual skills Able to work with in an environment where the noise level is usually loud Ability to fully extend the arm or arms while reaching overhead, reaching out, reaching to the side and reaching down with tools and/or equipment Ability to perceive attributes of an object/materials such as size, shape, temperature and texture Observe all safety signs, notices and understand safety procedures, and attend safety meetings Close-Toe shoes are required in the entire service facility when walking outside the administration offices, as well as safety glasses and PPE Disclaimer The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this classification. Diversified Yacht Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Added Jan 30, 2023

Marina Yard Worker (25279)

Fort Myers Beach FL | Full-time Sign-on bonus of up to $1,000 based on experience! Diversified Yacht Services, Inc., the newest, most advanced, state-of-the-art yacht repair service facility in today’s yachting world, needs a Marina Yard Worker to assist in cosmetically maintaining the vessels for our customers. A qualified Yard Worker will be a self-starter and a dedicated worker knowledgeable in the Marine and Boating Industry. The person should be flexible to fulfill the various tasks in the boat yard including, but not limited to the following: -Pressure washing, media blasting, scraping, sanding, and applying paint to bottoms of vessels and running gear -Washing and drying customer’s vessels including polishing glass and waxing by hand or electric polisher. -Vessel cleaning including detailing and cleaning the interior of the vessels such as dusting, vacuuming, mopping, steam-cleaning carpets and upholstery, and cleaning heads, galley, and the engine room. -Assisting with travel lift and forklift operations. -Building maintenance as assigned. To be considered for this position, you must meet the following requirements: - 6 months in a laborer role. Experience with marina yard work will make you a stronger candidate. -Proven experiences with hand and power tools. -Knowledge of rigging and de-rigging of vessels and the proper allocation and inventory of parts. -Valid Florida Driver’s License with a clean driving record. An unsatisfactory driving record would contain infraction worse than minor traffic violations. -Permanent authorization to work in the USA. No visa sponsorships available. -Capable of operating and securing a vessel will make you a stronger candidate. -Having knowledge of rigging and de-ridding of vessels will make you a stronger candidate. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of detailing products that are appropriate for use on boats and can identify products and work with the Parts Department to obtain them. This person should be able to work unsupervised, have a professional appearance, and be a team player. Candidates applying for this position should have the verbal communication skills to work effectively with fellow employees, the Parts Department, management, and occasionally the customer. Effective written communication skills are also necessary to report results of investigations and make recommendations to successfully complete repairs. To perform the daily work of a Yard Worker, you must meet certain physical requirements: Ability to bend, squat, stoop, crawl, and kneel Perform prolonged standing Ability to turn head from side to side and about the vertical axis Ability to turn body at the waist from side to side and about the vertical axis Lift/push/pull a battery weighing 59 pounds without assistance on an occasional basis Lift and hold overhead 14 lbs on a frequent basis to maneuver a buffer Must have the ability to climb in a safe manner (climbing as a minimum includes stairs, scaffolding, ladders and ramps) Ability to work at heights above 12 feet, while working from a ladder, scaffolding and/or lifts to work on the top part of the vessel Able to work on ladders, scaffolding, and on top of the vessels while hauled out Demonstrate the ability to safely and appropriately use required tools and equipment Demonstrate good balance while working on uneven surfaces and maneuvering obstacles Possess sufficient handgrip and coordination to carry and operate tools and equipment and ability to grip and maneuver an electric polisher Ability to reach above the head, and have repetitive motion in a circular, up and down, back and forth and side to side motion with upper extremities to work electric sanders and polishers Ability to utilize personal protective equipment (closed toe shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, goggles, respirator, safety harness, safety lines, floatation gear, etc.) safely per OSHA standards Ability to withstand cold and hot temperatures Ability to work in inclement weather conditions including heat, humidity and sun Able to work in an environment where you are occasionally exposed to fumes and/or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals Ability to enter small spaces, openings and work in confined spaces and hard to reach areas for prolonged periods of time Able to respond to verbal and audible sounds/commands Able to utilize adequate visual skills Able to work with in an environment where the noise level is usually loud Ability to fully extend the arm or arms while reaching overhead, reaching out, reaching to the side and reaching down with tools and/or equipment Ability to perceive attributes of an object/materials such as size, shape, temperature and texture Observe all safety signs, notices and understand safety procedures, and attend safety meetings Close-Toe shoes are required in the entire service facility when walking outside the administration offices, as well as safety glasses and PPE. Disclaimer The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this classification. Diversified Yacht Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Jan 30, 2023

Paint and Fiberglass Restoration Specialist (25164)

Fort Myers Beach FL | Full-time Sign on bonus of up to $1,000 based on experience. Diversified Yacht Services, Inc. needs a Paint and Fiberglass Restoration Specialist to join our team to troubleshoot and repair vessels of various sizes for our customers at the newest, most advanced, state-of-the-art Marine Service facility in today’s boating world. The Paint and Fiberglass Restoration Specialist will execute fiberglass repairs and fabrication, and paint and gelcoat restoration and preservation. Vessel detailing will also fall under this classification as needed. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Evaluate condition of yacht finishes, and assist in compiling estimates for work needed including fiberglass, gelcoat and Awlgrip paint work, along with coordinating the work with appropriate management and field staff, and overseeing the work done by other field employees in this area Execute approved work as a hands-on technician Wash and prepare vessels in preparation for top-coat treatment and apply compounds and waxes appropriate for each substrate Buff, wax, and final wash-down after the job is complete, and pre-delivery prep Fiberglass fabrication and repair – both structural as well as cosmetic Awlgrip paint work on full yacht paint projects and blends and repairs. Assist with detailing as needed Effective communication skills needed to work with fellow employees, management, and occasionally conversing with the customer. Work with parts manager in identifying needed supplies. Ability to follow direction in a professional manner. Maintain and turn in appropriate paperwork with regard to time and materials used on each job Education, Experience, Licensing Five years’ field experience in fiberglass repair and fabrication. Five years’ field experience in paint restoration and application. Experience in using volatile organic compounds and other toxic chemicals including, but not limited to acetone, styrene, epoxy resin, polyester resin, vinylester resin and gelcoats, MEK peroxide, paint thinners, and other specialty topside paint products and additives Experience in applying finishes using manual and pneumatic (spray) applications Experience using both Awlgrip & Awlgrip 2000. Experience in the application of various compounds & waxes using manual or mechanical processes Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Overall knowledge of fiberglass, gelcoat, and paint finishes Ability to recognize different exterior coatings and how to treat and service each one Ability to recognize and know when to ask for assistance Ability to protect work area, as well as be aware of how on-going work affects vessels and structures in the immediate vicinity of the work being executed Ability to operate gasoline and electrical compressors, and be familiar with their maintenance needs Valid Florida Driver’s License with a clean driving record. An unsatisfactory driving record would contain infractions worse than minor traffic violations. Physical Requirements Ability to bend, squat, stoop, crawl, and kneel Perform prolonged standing Ability to turn head from side to side and about the vertical axis Ability to turn body at the waist from side to side and about the vertical axis Lift/push/pull a battery weighing 59 pounds without assistance on a regular basis Ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs. on a regular basis to move buckets of water, ladders, supplies, and maneuver electric polisher. Must also be able to lift and maneuver up to 50 lbs. on an occasional basis to move items on vessel such as furniture. Must have the ability to climb in a safe manner (climbing as a minimum includes stairs, scaffolding, ladders, and ramps) to access vessels and vessel equipment. Ability to work at heights above 12 feet, while working from a ladder, scaffolding and/or lifts to access vessels and vessel equipment. Demonstrate the ability to use required tools and equipment safely and appropriately. Demonstrate good balance while working on uneven surfaces and maneuvering obstacles. Possess sufficient handgrip and coordination to carry and operate tools and equipment. Ability to utilize personal protective equipment (closed toe shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, goggles, respirator, safety harness, safety lines, floatation gear, etc.) safely per OSHA standards. Ability to withstand cold and hot temperatures. Ability to work in inclement weather conditions including heat, humidity, and sun Able to work in an environment where you are occasionally exposed to fumes and/or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. Ability to enter small spaces, openings, and work in confined spaces for prolonged periods of time. Able to respond to verbal and audible sounds/commands. Able to utilize adequate visual skills. Able to work with in an environment where the noise level is usually loud. Ability to fully extend the arm or arms while reaching overhead, reaching out, reaching to the side, and reaching down with tools and/or equipment. Ability to perceive attributes of an object/materials such as size, shape, temperature, and texture. Observe all safety signs, notices and understand safety procedures, and attend safety meetings. Close-Toe shoes are required in the entire service facility when walking outside the administration offices, as well as safety glasses and PPE. Disclaimer The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this classification. Diversified Yacht Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Added Jan 30, 2023

Boat Washer and Detailer (25045)

Fort Myers Beach FL | Full-time $500 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE!!! Diversified Yacht Services, Inc., the newest, most advanced, state-of-the-art yacht repair service facility in today’s yachting world, needs a Boat Washer and Detailer to cosmetically maintain the vessels for our customers. As our Boat Washer and Detailer you will be responsible for washing and drying the customer’s vessels, including polishing isinglass, and waxing vessels by hand or with an electric polisher. You will also clean the interior of vessels including dusting, vacuuming, mopping, steam-cleaning carpets and upholstery, and cleaning heads, galley, and the engine room. To be considered for this position, you must meet the following requirements: One year auto or boat detailing/washing experience. Experience that includes cleaning canvas, stainless steel, chrome, mahogany and teak is preferred. Experience working with fiberglass, gel-coat, and top side paint polishing, along with sanding and varnish experience is preferred The ideal candidate would have an overall knowledge of detailing products that are appropriate for use on boats and have the ability to identify needed products and supplies and work with the parts department to obtain them. We need a self-starter with the ability to work unsupervised, a professional appearance, and the ability to follow directions in a professional manner. Team player attitude is necessary, along with effective verbal communication skills to work effectively with fellow employees, parts department, management, and occasionally communicating with the customer. Effective written communication skills are also needed to report results of investigations and discoveries and make recommendations to successfully complete repairs. DYS requires a valid Florida Drivers License with a clean driving record. An unsatisfactory driving record would contain infractions worse than minor traffic violations. To perform the daily work of a Boat Washer and Yacht Detailer, you must meet certain physical requirements: Ability to bend, squat, stoop, crawl, and kneel Perform prolonged standing Ability to turn head from side to side and about the vertical axis Ability to turn body at the waist from side to side and about the vertical axis Lift/push/pull a battery weighing 59 pounds without assistance on an occasional basis Lift and hold overhead 14 lbs on a frequent basis to maneuver a buffer Must have the ability to climb in a safe manner (climbing as a minimum includes stairs, scaffolding, ladders and ramps) Ability to work at heights above 12 feet, while working from a ladder, scaffolding and/or lifts to work on the top part of the vessel Able to work on ladders, scaffolding, and on top of the vessels while hauled out Demonstrate the ability to safely and appropriately use required tools and equipment Demonstrate good balance while working on uneven surfaces and maneuvering obstacles Possess sufficient handgrip and coordination to carry and operate tools and equipment and ability to grip and maneuver an electric polisher Ability to reach above the head, and have repetitive motion in a circular, up and down, back and forth and side to side motion with upper extremities to work electric sanders and polishers Ability to utilize personal protective equipment (closed toe shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, goggles, respirator, safety harness, safety lines, floatation gear, etc.) safely per OSHA standards Ability to withstand cold and hot temperatures Ability to work in inclement weather conditions including heat, humidity and sun Able to work in an environment where you are occasionally exposed to fumes and/or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals Ability to enter small spaces, openings and work in confined spaces and hard to reach areas for prolonged periods of time Able to respond to verbal and audible sounds/commands Able to utilize adequate visual skills Able to work with in an environment where the noise level is usually loud Ability to fully extend the arm or arms while reaching overhead, reaching out, reaching to the side and reaching down with tools and/or equipment Ability to perceive attributes of an object/materials such as size, shape, temperature and texture Observe all safety signs, notices and understand safety procedures, and attend safety meetings Close-Toe shoes are required in the entire service facility when walking outside the administration offices, as well as safety glasses and PPE Disclaimer The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this classification. Diversified Yacht Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Jan 30, 2023

Marine Technician (23279)

Fort Myers Beach FL | Full-time Sign on bonus of up to $2,500 based on experience. Diversified Yacht Services, Inc. is in need of a Marine Technician to join our team to troubleshoot and repair vessels of various sizes for our customers at the newest, most advanced, state-of-the-art Marine Service facility in today’s yachting world. As one of our Marine Technicians, you will be responsible for performing quality maintenance, service and installations on all marine equipment, including small auxiliary engines (sailboats & generators) as well as main propulsion engines on larger yachts and all on-board related systems. Strong technical skills will be necessary to investigate, troubleshoot and diagnose all aspects of marine/yacht systems including, but not limited to: running gear/cutlass bearings; engine alignment; steering systems; hydraulic/plumbing systems; shaft seals service/installations; general maintenance of yachts; bottom painting and coatings application as well as bilge cleaning; repowering and rigging; annual services, oil changes/impellers/heat exchangers. You must be computer literate with reports and discoveries diagnostics, and also possess all necessary tools to perform the repairs and diagnostics. Some overtime, weekends and holiday work may be required. To be considered for this position, you must meet the following requirements: 1-5+ years of job related marine repair facility or mobile marine repair experience and have advanced knowledge of marine engine troubleshooting, gas/diesel/outboard service and repair with little supervision Experience with Marine electrical and engine computer analysis Electrical experience with the ability to use various testing equipment for AC/DC circuits Factory/technical training with certifications by one or more marine engine manufacturers is preferred. Mercury Marine Products, Suzuki, ABYC and NMEA certifications are preferred as we are a Multi-line Dealer. The candidate must be able to safely operate various size and styles of vessels and be familiar with safe navigation of SWFL waterways to be able to move customer’s vessels and to perform systems checks as needed. Overall knowledge of mechanics for various types of vessels is a must for this position. We need a self-starter with the ability to work unsupervised, a professional appearance, and the ability to follow directions in a professional manner. Team player attitude is necessary, along with effective verbal communication skills to work effectively with fellow employees, parts department, management, and occasionally communicating with the customer. Effective written communication skills are also needed to report results of investigations and discoveries and make recommendations to successfully complete repairs. DYS requires a valid drivers license with a clean driving record. An unsatisfactory driving record would contain infractions worse than minor traffic violations. To perform the daily work of a Yacht Marine Mechanic, you must meet certain physical requirements: Ability to bend, squat, stoop, crawl, and kneel Perform prolonged standing Ability to turn head from side to side and about the vertical axis Ability to turn body at the waist from side to side and about the vertical axis Lift/push/pull a battery weighing 59 pounds without assistance on a regular basis Must have the ability to climb in a safe manner (climbing as a minimum includes stairs, scaffolding, ladders and ramps) to access vessels and vessel equipment Ability to work at heights above 12 feet, while working from a ladder, scaffolding and/or lifts to access vessels and vessel equipment Able to work on ladders, scaffolding, and on top of the vessels while hauled out Demonstrate the ability to safely and appropriately use required tools and equipment Demonstrate good balance while working on uneven surfaces and maneuvering obstacles Possess sufficient handgrip and coordination to carry and operate tools and equipment Ability to utilize personal protective equipment (closed toe shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, goggles, respirator, safety harness, safety lines, floatation gear, etc.) safely per OSHA standards Ability to withstand cold and hot temperatures Ability to work in inclement weather conditions including heat, humidity and sun Able to work in an environment where you are occasionally exposed to fumes and/or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals Ability to enter small spaces, openings and work in confined spaces for prolonged periods of time Able to respond to verbal and audible sounds/commands Able to utilize adequate visual skills Able to work with in an environment where the noise level is usually loud Ability to fully extend the arm or arms while reaching overhead, reaching out, reaching to the side and reaching down with tools and/or equipment Ability to perceive attributes of an object/materials such as size, shape, temperature and texture Observe all safety signs, notices and understand safety procedures, and attend safety meetings Close-Toe shoes are required in the entire service facility when walking outside the administration offices, as well as safety glasses and PPE Disclaimer The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this classification. Diversified Yacht Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.