Marine Travelift Heavy Equipment Operator 

Seaview Boatyard West, the Pacific Northwest’s premier boatyard and yacht repair facility located in Seattle is currently seeking, self-motivated, and reliable Travelift/ Boatlift heavy equipment operators to join our crew.

Qualified candidates who have experience in operating Travelift/BoatLift, forklifs, Grove and stiff leg crane, hydraulic trailer, and can performe basic maintenance and/or service requirements of yard machinery.  

We have an opening for confident technician who takes pride in a job done cleanly and efficiently, who is seeking permanent, full-time employment and the opportunity to develop and grow with an industry leader.

Please send resume to:
6701 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117 / email:jobs@seaviewboatyard.com or call at (206) 783-6550.

 


OPERATIONS MANAGER-FULL TIME

SEAVIEW BOATYARD WEST IN SEATTLE, WA 

1. Concept of Operation: The general concept under which Seaview Boatyard, Inc. operates is to provide the customer with consistently high quality professional work at a cost which provides a reasonable profit for the Corporation. It is our policy to stand behind the work performed in our yards and we expect employee performance at the highest level of professional standards. Our objective is to make a profit, while ensuring service and quality workmanship at the highest level. 

2. General: The position of Operations Manager was created to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of yard production and administrative operations. Some areas requiring continuing attention include job quality control which encompasses final inspection prior to delivery; discussions and inspections of ongoing work with surveyors or owners/agents; continuous oversight to ensure that all employees following Best Management Practices (BMPs) and are operating in compliance with relevant safety and environmental, regulations in the context of their work.

3. Responsibilities: Under the direction and guidance of the President the Operations Manager is responsible for the efficient and effective employment of the yard work force, with emphasis on scheduling, time and materials tracking and recording, invoicing and billing. The Operations Manager is expected to maximize billable hours, including his own when appropriate and minimize non-billable employee time. In the course of delegating his duties the Operations Manager is expected to focus on the most effective use of yard space, the efficient use of employee talents and experience, effective and timely job costing, safety, compliance with all applicable fire, water quality, environmental regulations and Best Management Practices (BMPs).

This position will have a Co-Operations Manager to help prepare estimates, write work orders and prepare progress or final customer billings as appropriate and required. Assist the current Operations Manager, as required or requested, in estimating bid preparation in response to surveys and/or requests for work bids, both on and off site. When required and requested by the President, serve as work superintendent on one or more jobs of unusual scope or complexity. Be prepared to apply skills and knowledge “hands on” in the actual accomplishment of work tasks when appropriate.

4. Employment Relation: The President exercises primary authority over all employees. Some responsibilities may be delegated to the Operations Manager on a specific and clearly understood basis, include training, evaluation, recommendations for promotion or termination, and the direction of assigned leadmen.

5. Customer Relations: The customer is the life blood of our business. It is critical that we foster and maintain a good relationship with our customers at all times. Under the direction of the President, the Operations Manager is expected to exercise consistently strong leadership in this area, including ongoing awareness of employee conduct with a view toward timely intervention and corrective action if necessary. Any incidents with customers should be brought to the Presidents attention immediately.

6) Monitoring: During the exercise of his/her responsibilities the Operations Manager is expected to constantly monitor all phases of the production process including: estimating, scheduling, work order preparation, job layout, processes and procedures, material selection, time and material tracking and recording, job quality, invoicing, and billing with a view toward effective and efficient use of space, available manpower and talents, job costing, the maximization of billable man-hours and safety.

GENERAL DUTIES:

1) Estimating / Estimate Assistance as Necessary

  • Maintain Estimate Forms – Update Existing Forms and Create New

  • Research Pricing (Parts)

  • Set-up Preliminary Draft Estimate for Review

  • Prepare and Send Estimate

  • Follow-up with Customer

2) Layout/Generate Work Orders and Flow of Jobs

  • Initiate Work Orders as Necessary

  • Meet with Customers at Time of Haulout and Take Comprehensive Notes on Customer Punch List

  • Upsell to Customers as Appropriate – Suggest Additional Projects, Increase Job Scope, etc.

  • Assist with Correct Work Order Layout, Work Departments and Standard Hours

  • Modify Existing Work Orders and add Opcodes to Work Orders as Necessary

3) Scheduling – Under the Direction of the President

  • Check Existing Work Flow in Yard and Schedule New Projects with Existing Work in Progress

  • Schedule Crew/Projects in Conjunction with the Co-Operations Manager

4) Communications Facilitator

  • Ensure Consistent and Frequent Communication Between Office, Operations, Leads and Store.

  • Ensure Co-Operations Manager and Customers are Updated on all Changes/Additions to Work Order, Work Schedule and Job Status

5) Invoicing

  • Review Billing Packages to ensure labor and parts postings are accurate and complete

  • For Ongoing Projects – Check Prior Invoicing

  • Generate Invoices as Necessary

6) Customer Follow-up Calls/Emails

Please send resume to:
6701 Seaview Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98117 / email: jobs@seaviewboatyard.com or call (206) 783-6550.


GENERAL LABORERS

Seaview Boatyards North and West, the Pacific Northwest’s premier boatyard and yacht repair facilities located in Bellingham and Seattle currently seeking experienced, self-motivated, reliable general laborers to join our crew.

Candidates must have a desire to learn basic skills in sanding boat bottoms, applying bottom paint, replacing anodes, washing/waxing hulls and/or topsides etc. Responsibilities will encompass all aspects of general yard maintenance including cleaning yard, assisting additional departments, yard store helper and occasional parts runner for store. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

1 year preferred but willing to train, must have a desire to work with hands

For the Bellingham Location, please send resume to:
2652 Harbor Loop Drive, Bellingham, WA 98225 / email:jobs@seaviewboatyard.com or call (360) 676-8282.

For the Seattle Location, please send resume to:
6701 Seaview Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98117 / email: jobs@seaviewboatyard.com or call (206) 783-6550.


YARD STORE ASSISTANT:

Seaview Boatyards West, the Pacific Northwest’s premier boatyard and yacht repair facility located in Seattle is currently seeking a experienced, self-motivated, reliable Yard Store Assistant to join our crew.

Candidate will assist and provide backup and fill in for Yard Store Manager as necessary. Make parts runs as requested by Yard Store Manager and Operations Manager. Assist walk-in customers and generate Point of Sale Invoices for non-owner purchases. Keep yard store, will call area, tool room, and yard grounds clean and organized. Assist with quarterly and year end physical inventories, help ensure products on yard store shelves is organized and space is utilized effectively. Post materials as necessary for Admin to prepare invoice in a timely fashion. Provide Front Desk back up to include phones, customer service and scheduling as needed.

We are looking for experienced, confident Yard Store Assistant who take pride in their work and are looking for an opportunity to develop and grow with an industry leader. The ideal candidate will be a dedicated, flexible employee with a solid work ethic, good communication skills and a positive attitude who thrives in a challenging and fast-paced work environment.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

(Must have Valid Driver License).

For the Seattle Location, please send resume to:
6701 Seaview Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98117 / email: jobs@seaviewboatyard.com or call (206) 783-6550.


FRONT DESK/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 

Seaview Boatyard North, located in Squalicum Harbor Marina in Bellingham, is currently seeking an organized, detail oriented, motivated employee to provide excellent customer service to our clients and administrative support to our Bellingham team. The ideal candidate is smart and confident, with great work ethic and a proactive approach to problem solving who excels at multi-tasking in a high volume, fast paced, constantly changing environment.

This position requires the ability to self-motivate and work independently, as well as, function as part of a team that includes management, accounting, purchasing staff and technicians. A good sense of humor, strong communication skills and appreciation of the idiosyncrasies of a non-traditional office environment will serve as a great asset in this position. Our work environment is quirky, friendly and fun. Our team is unique, diverse and committed to seeing Seaview Boatyard grow and thrive.

Primary Administrative and Office responsibilities include:
• Answer phones and email inquiries
• Schedule appointments
• Provide customer service to a diverse customer base, in person and over the phone 
• Enter customer and vessel information accurately in database
• Update and maintain work orders and storage contracts
• Prepare billing reports and invoices for boat repair projects of varying size and duration
• Generate monthly A/R Statements for customers and assist Bookkeeper with A/R collections 
• Work with Managers to perform mid-month and month end closing processes
• Provide administrative support including all general office tasks, updating Excel spreadsheets, data entry, assistance with estimating, correspondence and customer follow-up

Qualifications:
• Two or more years of increasingly responsible and relevant work experience
• Proficiency with computers and Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Detail oriented, organized, team player with a strong ability to prioritize and multi-task
• Excellent communication skills in dealings with clients, vendors, management and co-workers
• Experience in marine, automotive or construction industries is a plus, but not essential
• Boat knowledge is a plus, but not a requirement

Ideally this position is 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday 7:45am - 5:00pm year around. Starting wages depend upon experience. We also offer comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, profit sharing, 401(k), and paid sick leave/vacation.

Part time employment may be an option, Seaview is willing to be flexible with hours and days.

If you are interested in applying, please send your cover letter and resume to:
2652 Harbor Loop Drive, Bellingham, WA 98225 / email:jobs@seaviewboatyard.com (PDF documents preferred) 


FIBERGLASS REPAIR TECHNICIAN

Seaview Boatyard, Inc. has been serving the needs of the Pacific Northwest’s boaters for over 40 years. Our company is nationally recognized as an industry leader and innovator in the techniques of marine maintenance, restoration, and repair. We are currently seeking experienced, self-motivated, and reliable journeyman fiberglass repair technicians to join our crew.

Seaview Boatyard West located in Seattle is looking for qualified candidates who have fairing, tooling and gelcoat experience including matching of gel-coat colors, applying and finishing gel-coat, matching nonskid patterns and other decorative finishes. Ideal candidate would be a journeyman laminator proficient in repair and new construction including major hull lamination & transom extensions. Experience using foam core, polyurethane foam, fabrication of structural parts, painting and finishing a plus. Knowledge of the use of common measuring tools, precision measuring gages and alignment fixtures to perform structural repairs is preferred, but not essential. Materials handled include polyester, vinylester, epoxy and urethanes.

We have openings for serious, confident technicians who take pride in a job done cleanly and efficiently, who are seeking permanent, full-time employment and the opportunity to develop and grow with an industry leader.

For the Bellingham Location, please send resume to:
2652 Harbor Loop Drive, Bellingham, WA 98225 / email:jobs@seaviewboatyard.com or call (360) 676-8282.

For the Seattle Location, please send resume to:
6701 Seaview Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98117 / email: jobs@seaviewboatyard.com or call (206) 783-6550



MARINE MECHANIC / TECHNICIAN

Seaview Boatyards North and West, the Pacific Northwest’s premier boatyard and yacht repair facilities located in Bellingham and Seattle are currently seeking experienced, self-motivated, reliable journeyman marine mechanics to join our crew.

Qualified candidates must have basic carpentry, plumbing and wiring skills, as well as, experience working with hand tools, industrial tools, rigging, forklifts, etc. Responsibilities will encompass all aspects of general marine mechanics including shaft work, engine alignment and running gear, installation and repair (both mechanical and electrical) of wiring, pumps, valves, piping, plumbing, and thru-hulls.

This position requires the skills to perform general mechanical and electrical work, as well as, systems and electronics installation and repair. The ability to troubleshoot, repair and plan the installation of recreational marine electronic equipment including marine communication, navigation, computer systems and electrical systems both AC and DC is critical. Being an experienced sailor that is familiar with all the rigging and mechanical aspects of a sailing vessel is key. 

We are looking for experienced, confident technicians who take pride in their work and are looking for an opportunity to develop and grow with an industry leader. The ideal candidate will be a dedicated, flexible employee with a solid work ethic, good communication skills and a positive attitude who thrives on working in a challenging and fast-paced environment. This position requires an individual that is professional, team oriented, and able to take direction while working idependently. ABYC Certification is preferred, but not essential.

For the Bellingham Location, please send resume to:
2652 Harbor Loop Drive, Bellingham, WA 98225 / email:jobs@seaviewboatyard.com or call (360) 676-8282.

For the Seattle Location, please send resume to:
6701 Seaview Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98117 / email: jobs@seaviewboatyard.com or call (206) 783-6550.