EMPLOYMENT AT SEAVIEW BOATYARD

At Seaview we have worked hard to create a positive environment for our employees and one that is conducive to their continued personal growth. We encourage all employees to develop and refine their technical skills and offer extensive continuing education and training opportunities, both on-site and through industry partners and trade associations.

Our employees have a high level of ownership and participation in the company and are encouraged and welcome to articulate their opinions and concerns. This environment of mutual respect and mutually beneficial growth enables us to hold on to the quality employees in whom we invest so much of our time and training. Our job turnover rate is low and many of our employees have been with us for decades.

Seaview offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and wage increases based on merit and performance. We provide comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, profit sharing, 401(k), and paid sick leave/vacation.


OPERATIONS MANAGER

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 our Service Writer to help prepare estimates, write work orders and prepare progress or final customer billings as appropriate and required. When 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.

For the Seattle Location, please send resume to:
6701 Seaview Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98117 / email: jobs@seaviewboatyard.com


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.


GENERAL LABORERS

Seaview Boatyard North, the Pacific Northwest’s premier boatyard and yacht repair facility located in Bellingham is currently seeking an experienced, self-motivated, reliable general laborer to join our crew.

Candidates must have an avidity 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.


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 Seattle Location, please send resume to:
6701 Seaview Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98117 / email: jobs@seaviewboatyard.com


FOLLOWING CRITERIA APPLIES TO ALL  SEAVIEW TECHNICIANS

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Outdoors most of the time, occassional extreme outdoor temperatures, weather, and exposture to extremem heights, rare exposure to adverse ventilation conditions where use of repirator will be required

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL FUNCTIONS:

Flexibility to work in the standing, squatting, or kneeling position, as well as reaching overhead with occasional twisting and bending while performing any of the above task. Climbing stairs and ladders on a regular basis is required, need the ability to work in small spaces, minimal lifting required above 50lbs. 

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:

Schedule is Monday-Friday from 7:45am to 5:00pm. 

During Summer there could be 2-3 Saturdays from 8am-4pm, and from time to time it may be necessary to work additional shifts or on weekends.

Must work as part of a team with a good attitude, be punctual and have excellent work ethic.

Seaview Boatyard is an Equal Opportunity Employer