Careers

At Pendennis we believe that our people and our history make us what we are today - an award winning international group building and refitting the world’s finest superyachts.

Pendennis is a growing and vibrant company offering excellent benefits and employment conditions ranging from flexible working, Health & Wellbeing classes, onsite gym, pension, social events and much more. We are committed to your individual career development and are proud to be able to offer a range of exciting projects as well as a variety of career directions for all our staff.

We also offer competitive rates of pay with emphasis on reward for productivity.

In 2016 we were proud to be awarded 'Best Company to Work For' by the British Marine Federation and for the past three years have been awarded the Gold Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Workplace Health Award amongst numerous training accolades. We are always looking for experienced, high quality staff with an exceptional work ethic to join our dynamic team.

Yard Insulator

We are currently recruiting for new members in an expanding team. Ideally candidates will be experienced in any or all of the following areas of marine insulation with up to date tickets, however full training will be given to the right candidate:

Rockwool insulation
Steel and Aluminium welded pins and machinery
Self-adhesive pins
Sound deadening insulation with rubber layers
Health and Safety awareness

Candidates must be flexible and willing to work as part of a close knit team as well as having good attention to detail, cleanliness and health & safety.  Competitive rates of pay with development and training opportunities within the company.  Permanent and temporary contracts available. Please send your CV with a covering letter to Personnel, Pendennis Shipyard Ltd., The Docks, Falmouth, TR11 4NR or email: personnel@pendennis.com

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Fabrication/Exterior Outfit

At Pendennis we know that it’s people and their skills that make us a success in the superyacht building and refitting sector. A strong team is vital and we are currently recruiting for skilled workers.

The Fabrication/Exterior Outfit team work on the structure and exterior areas of our luxury superyachts – constructing the hull, fitting sailing systems, doors, hatches, boarding ladders and winches.

To join this team, experience in fabrication, engineering, fitting or boatbuilding is a benefit as this is a job with great variety requiring problem solving skills, an eye for detail and a desire to succeed in a stimulating environment.

To apply please email a CV and cover letter to: personnel@pendennis.com

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Bench Joiners, Fit-out Carpenters and Shipwrights

At Pendennis we know that it’s our people and their skills that make us a success in the superyacht build and refit sector. A strong team is vital and, due to an expanding order book and new facilities, we are currently recruiting for fit-out Carpenters / Joiners and Shipwrights to work on both the restoration and construction of new vessels.

We are looking for experienced people to join our Joinery team. Ideally candidates will be time served, or have the equivalent NVQ qualifications, or proven on-the-job experience in the relevant area.

To apply please email a CV and cover letter to personnel@pendennis.com or apply using the online form below.

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Yard Industrial Cleaner

We are currently recruiting for new members in an expanding team to support work on both refits and construction of new vessels. Ideally candidates will have experience in any or all of the following areas, however full training will be given to the right candidate:

General shed cleaning
Recycling
Craning, slinging and forklift

Candidates must be flexible and willing to work as part of a close knit team as well as having good attention to detail, cleanliness and health & safety.  Competitive rates of pay with development and training opportunities within the company.  Permanent and temporary contracts available. Please send your CV with a covering letter to Personnel, Pendennis Shipyard Ltd., The Docks, Falmouth, TR11 4NR or email: personnel@pendennis.com

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Yard Labourer

We are currently recruiting for new members in an expanding team to support work on both refits and construction of new vessels.
Ideally candidates will be experienced in any or all of the following areas, however full training will be given to the right candidate:

General labouring
Vessel arrival and docking set up
Heat shrink tenting
Scaffold assistance
Temporary set-up of power, compressed air and extraction for paint team
Craning, slinging and forklift

Candidates must be flexible and willing to work as part of a close knit team as well as having good attention to detail, cleanliness and health & safety.  Competitive rates of pay with development and training opportunities within the company.  Permanent and temporary contracts available.
Please send your CV with a covering letter to Personnel, Pendennis Shipyard Ltd., The Docks, Falmouth, TR11 4NR or email: personnel@pendennis.com

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Marine/Industrial Electricians

At Pendennis we know that our people and their skills make us a success in the superyacht new build and refit sector. A strong team is vital and, due to an expanding workload, we are currently recruiting for Marine Electricians.

The successful candidates will have relevant marine electronics or industrial electrical installation experience and have completed a recognised electronic /electrical apprenticeship.

Experience in installation, fault finding, fault diagnosis and working from drawings are essential together with the ability to work on your own and as part of a multi-disciplined team.

Hourly rates available: £12.34-£14.04+

Please send your CV with a covering letter to Personnel, Pendennis Shipyard Ltd., The Docks, Falmouth, TR11 4NR or email: personnel@pendennis.com

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Payroll and Benefits Administrator

At Pendennis we know that our people and their skills make us a success in the superyacht industry. We are currently recruiting for a Payroll and Benefits Administrator to run the monthly payroll for our 400+ workforce and assist in the administration of employee rewards.
The successful candidate will:

Have a variety of experience in accounts with a previous exposure to salary/payroll
Part/Fully qualified AAT or CIPP
Work well as part of our accounts team and the wider business
Excellent numeracy, literacy and IT skills
Knowledge of SelectPay software desirable but training will be provided
Have good interpersonal and organisational skills

In return the company will provide:

Remuneration at market rate
Simply Health Cash Plan
Pension contribution
Corporate Gym membership

Flexible/part-time working considered but full-time commitment to pay week is essential. To apply to become part of our team please email a CV and cover letter to: personnel@pendennis.com by Friday 5th July 2019

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Engineering Draftsperson

We are currently recruiting for new members in an expanding technical team to support work on both refits and construction of new vessels.

Job Description:

The successful candidate will be a valued member of the engineering team responsible for the preliminary and production design works for sailing and motor yachts (30 to 70m+)

Duties:

Working with our Engineering Design Engineers to generate production drawings for the whole engineering package on the yachts.
Designing system schematics for the systems.
Designing pipework routes and associated supports required for installation.
Defining equipment installation drawings and designing associated foundations.
Liaising with other trades to resolve space and routing conflicts for all items of equipment and pipework routing.
Liaison with the production engineers regarding the handover of drawings for the build process.
Creation of documentation with respect to the day to day running of the vessel.

Skills and experience required:

Microsoft Office Suite – Essential.
Autocad 2D – Essential.
Autocad Inventor / PDS – Desirable
Rhinoceros – Desirable
The applicant should be able to work with minimal supervision, have excellent verbal and interpersonal skills.

Please send your CV with a covering letter to Personnel, Pendennis Shipyard Ltd., The Docks, Falmouth, TR11 4NR or email: personnel@pendennis.com

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HR Administrator (Maternity Cover)

At Pendennis we know that it is our employees and their skills that make us a success; we are currently recruiting for a HR Administrator to join the team.

This role is for Maternity Cover and will begin in early September 2019 and last for one year. This cover is for a full-time role.

The role is predominantly supporting the HR team but will include some time covering reception.  HR experience would be an advantage but not essential.

To apply please email a CV and cover letter to: personnel@pendennis.com

The closing date for this role is 19th July 2019.

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Online Application Form

If you would like to be considered for current vacancies please post your CV and covering letter to: Personnel, Pendennis Shipyard Ltd., The Docks, Falmouth, TR11 4NR, email personnel@pendennis.com or complete the online form below (for further information about our data collection policies please view our ‘Legals’ page).
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