NW Dock Installer

Job position / title
NW Dock Installer

Name of business / employer
Bellingham Marine Industries

Job description / duties
• Performs construction of marinas by installing floating docks in the water at the job site per blueprint specifications and per direction of Crew Lead and/or Construction Project Manager;
• Operates equipment and machinery in a knowledgeable, safe, and effective manner;
• Follows and applies safety rules and techniques;
• Reports any problems with construction duties to supervisor;
• May operate forklift to transport floats; places and aligns floats into correct order and position, following blueprint specifications;
• Uses hardware, such as bolts, washers, rods, lumber, and uses necessary hand tools;
• Positions and fastens all required hardware and materials onto floats using wrenches, rubber mallets, and others appropriate tools, ensuring floats are assembled correctly; and
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: high school diploma or equivalent; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations; ability to read a tape measure required.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

PROBLEM SOLVING: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

JUDGMENT: Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision‐making process; Makes timely decisions.

MOTIVATION: Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.

QUALITY: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

QUANTITY: Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

SAFETY AND SECURITY: Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

ADAPTABILITY: Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

ATTENDANCE/PUNCTUALITY: Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

DEPENDABILITY: Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

INITIATIVE: Volunteers readily; Undertakes self‐development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

INNOVATION: Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.

ETHICS: Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.

ORAL COMMUNICATION: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

TECHNICAL SKILLS: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

TEAMWORK: Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required (more than 2/3 of the time) to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk or hear, and occasionally required to sit.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move 10 to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Lift and/or move up to and more than 100 pounds using teamwork or machinery less than 1/3 of the time. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed (more than 2/3 of the time) to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The employee will be exposed to extreme cold or extreme heat semi‐regularly (1/3 to 2/3 of the time). The employee is occasionally (1/3 of the time) exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee may

be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration on occasion. The noise intensity is moderate most of the time, with occasional loud or very loud noise.

Application deadline / closing date
01/09/2019

Salary / rate of pay
DOE

Days and hours of employment
Full time

Person or department to contact
Human Resources

Business address
5500 Nordic Pl, Ferndale, WA 98248

Email
hr@bellingham-marine.com

Phone
360.646.2800

How to apply
Applicants must go on line and complete the BMI Employment Application form to be considered for this position.

For full job description please follow this link: https://bellinghammarine.acquiretm.com/job_details_clean.aspx?ID=1407&source=Whatcom+Community+College

Bellingham Marine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact hr@bellingham-marine.com.

Bellingham Marine is a Drug Free Work Place.

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