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. If you are interested in a career with Pendennis, please send your speculative CV and covering letter to personnel@pendennis.com.

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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Occupational Health Nurse

Pendennis is looking to recruit a qualified Occupational Health Nurse to join the Pendennis team and provide the full OH remit including sound professional advice and guidance, and to work alongside HR, H&S and line managers to help ensure our legal obligations are met and to support holistic wellbeing at work.

The role will include:
• Providing occupational health advice and guidance based on legislative requirements and sound work experience ideally in a similar field
• Undertaking baselines and ongoing health surveillance
• Identifying early signs of possible (work related) health issues and preventing any escalation
• Sickness absence management
• Return to work assessments and management of phased returns where appropriate
• Working closely with individuals, line managers and H&S to ensure legislation is accurately interpreted and addressed and that chronic health conditions are managed to ensure all staff’s health and safety
• Being involved with staff committees and attending meetings relevant to the OH role e.g. Link Team
• Delivering Tool Box Talks
• Face fitting
• Organising clinics for the visiting OH Physician referring individuals in a timely manner
• Sign posting to specialist external resources
• Assisting with risk assessment and risk management activities
• Initiating and assisting with the implementation of Health promotion initiatives working closely with external agencies

Skills and Experience required/desired
• RGN Qualified with an OH qualification   Ideally Part 3 registered. (Consideration may be given to experienced Nurse Practitioners keen to undertake the OH degree.)
• Proven nursing experience in an occupational health environment in a medium/large organisation
• Experience of conducting all usual routine health surveillance particularly qualified to undertake HAVS (up to and including Tier III), Spirometry and Audiometry.
• Skilled report writing
• Ability to work autonomously and organise delivery of service with some admin support
• Up to date knowledge of legislation particularly relevant to OH

Benefits
• Working for an innovative, forward thinking company who put the health and safety of our employees at the top of our agenda
• Competitive salary
• Payment of annual NMC registration fees
• Pension
• 20 days a year holiday plus bank holiday
• Support to fulfil CPD needs including revalidation and attendance for relevant training
• Simply Health Cash scheme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Access to on-site Gym facility and after work exercise classes
• Reduced membership rates for specified other local health club facilities

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

The closing date for this role is Friday 13th December 2019

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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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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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Hydraulic Outfit Team

We are looking for people to join our Hydraulic Outfit team.  The successful candidate will have:

• Knowledge of all types of tube manipulation, either by use of hand bending equipment or powered tooling.
• The ability to form stainless steel tube from template
• Some experience in TIG, Stainless Steel and Aluminium welding a benefit
• Experience in reading drawings and schematics
• Knowledge of Hydraulic systems would be a benefit

The Hydraulic Outfit team work primarily on the interior and exterior areas of our luxury Superyachts – fitting sailing systems, doors, hatches, boarding ladders and winches.
To apply please email a CV and cover letter to: mailto:personnel@pendennis.com

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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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