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 we are always looking for experienced, high quality staff with an exceptional work ethic to join our dynamic team.

Apprenticeships open for 2017!

We are delighted to invite applications for our national award-winning apprenticeship schemes. We are recruiting for the following:
General Engineering Apprenticeship (10 places)
Surface Finishing Apprenticeship (8 places)
Specialist Fabrication Apprenticeship (4 places)

These four-year courses will begin in August 2017 and lead to a specialism in either engineering, electrical, joinery, fabrication/welding, or surface finishing.
To be eligible for these apprenticeships you will need:
– To be aged 16-20 on 1 September 2017.
– To have (or be likely to pass) a minimum of 4 GCSEs of Grade C or above including Maths and English for the Engineering Apprenticeship, or Grade E and above for Surface Finishing.
– A desire to succeed in an exciting and stimulating environment.

To receive details of our Apprentice Information Evening please telephone: 01326 211344 or email:

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Recruitment Evening 19th April 2017

Due to an expanding workload and the development of our facilities we are looking to recruit the following:
Engineers, Plumbers, Joiners, Electricians, Hydraulic and Exterior Outfitters, Fabricators/Welders

If you are interested in any of these roles please come along to our Recruitment Evening on Wednesday 19th April 2017 5.00pm – 7.30pm

If you are unavailable on this date please complete the form below, or send CV and letter of application to: The Personnel Department, Pendennis Shipyard, The Docks, Falmouth TR11 4NR or email:

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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.

Please apply via the online for below, or send your CV with a covering letter to Personnel, Pendennis Shipyard Ltd., The Docks, Falmouth, TR11 4NR or email

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We are currently recruiting driven and enthusiastic Engineers/Plumbers to join our Engineering and Interior Systems team.
The successful applicants will have good systems knowledge of pipe installation, plumbing, engineering experience and the ability to work under their own initiative as well as being part of a team.
Knowledge of yacht systems and experience in a similar industry would be a benefit.
Please apply via the online for below, or send your CV with a covering letter to Personnel, Pendennis Shipyard Ltd., The Docks, Falmouth, TR11 4NR or email

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Electrical Design Engineer (Marine)

Due to growth we are looking for an Electrical Design Engineer (Marine) to join our electrical team.

Job Description:
The position is ideally suited for an experienced and competent electrical design engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for the preliminary and production design packages for electrical installations on sailing and motor yachts (30 to 70m+). Working from (and aiding to generate) the requirements/specifications for luxury super yachts in this highly complex industry.

Taking specifications and (with the aid of the electrical draughtsman) producing detailed designs for the electrical production team.
Creating wiring diagrams, cable schedules and associated bill of materials.
Performing electrical load analysis for vessels.
Assisting with generating detailed specifications for the whole electrical package on-board new builds and significant refits/restorations when required by the Sales and Estimation team.
Working with suppliers to refine offerings and streamline the installation/commissioning on-board.
Assisting with commissioning support for your designs and through-life customer support.

The Candidate will ideally have:
An Engineering Degree or ONC/HNC in an electrical design related field.
A proven track record in a marine electrical design environment (industrial or controls would be considered).
A solid understanding of the requirements for electrical installations on-board ships/yachts including class requirements (or in industrial applications).
It would be advantageous to have experience with generator specification and commissioning, switchboard design, and control panel design.
Effective oral and written communication with great team working skills.
Willing to support company objectives and travel when required.

Please apply via the online for below, or send your CV with a covering letter to Personnel, Pendennis Shipyard Ltd., The Docks, Falmouth, TR11 4NR or email

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Due to an expanding order book and new facilities, we are currently recruiting for Fairers/Painters to work on both refits and new builds.

We are looking for experienced personnel to cover all aspects of yacht fairing and painting.  Ideally candidates will be experienced in any or all of the following areas:
Blasting/corrosion treatment.
Tank/internals painting.
Application of primers.
DA sanding.
Detail fine lining etc.
Topcoat application.

Candidates must show an excellent work ethic, flexibility and willingness to work as part of a close knit team, as well as having good attention for detail, cleanliness, and health and safety. Competitive rates of pay.

Please apply via the online for below, or send your CV with a covering letter to Personnel, Pendennis Shipyard Ltd., The Docks, Falmouth, TR11 4NR or email

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Experienced .NET Developer

Pendennis is looking to add to our current in-house software development team. The position is for a .NET Developer with experience in C#/.NET Framework/MVC/Entity Framework/SQL Server/HTML5 to join our internal development team.

As an experienced .NET Developer, you will be working on our internal systems which control key processes in the company. Being an experienced individual, you will be involved in the on-going architectural design on these systems. You will be building new web based applications, as well as maintaining systems that are already in place. A key component of the role will be making the company’s data collection processes more user-friendly utilising mobile technologies.

Experience and skill requirements:
A degree in Computing/IT OR Relevant commercial experience (3-4 years).
Proficiency in C#/.NET Framework/MVC/Entity Framework/SQL Server/HTML5 development.
Knowledge of database design. Ideally Microsoft SQL.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Experience of working in a version controlled development environment.
It is a team environment so excellent communication and a willingness to help others is essential.

Desirable skills:
IOS development (utilising Xamarin or Swift).
Some experience of integrating financial systems.

Up to £35,000 depending on experience. A relocation package is available for the right candidate.

Please apply via the online for below, or send your CV with a covering letter to Personnel, Pendennis Shipyard Ltd., The Docks, Falmouth, TR11 4NR or email

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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 or complete the online form below.
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