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Equipment Operator

Company: Safe Harbor Marinas
Location: Stratford
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Equipment Operator is responsible for the movement of all vessels located in the facility for haul & launch, designated work, storage or sales. This position is also required to inspect, repair, and maintain all assigned equipment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate heavy equipment including but not limited to: marine forklifts, travelifts, and hydraulic trailers
  • Be able to operate machinery efficiently, effectively and demonstrate safe handling of vessels
  • Use equipment to move vessels in and out of water, to designated work space, storage or sales areas
  • Inspect, maintain and repair equipment to ensure operational
  • Perform yard work such as pressure washing, bottom painting, block and stand vessels, and general maintenance as required
  • Assist with ground maintenance and ensuring overall marina cleanliness
  • Available to work overtime when required
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager
    Technical and Physical Requirements
    • High school diploma or equivalent required
    • 2-3 years' relevant experience preferred
    • Heavy forklift experience and certification required
    • Ability to ascend and descend a ladder
    • Ability to work in all weather conditions
    • Ability to work in confined spaces
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds
    • Basic boat handling skills preferred
    • Must possess a valid drivers' license
      Minimum Soft Skills Qualifications
      • Eagerness to engage in a growing, fast paced, and industry-leading company
      • Consistently treats others with dignity and respect
      • Genuinely serves others with humility and a positive attitude
      • Frequently demonstrates a bias toward action
      • Always communicates effectively and courteously with fellow teammates and members
      • Continuously follows policies and procedures while seeking out new and better ways of accomplishing duties
      • Shows resolve and overcomes difficulties in a positive and productive manner
      • Gladly provides responsive, and high level of service to our teammates and members
      • Eagerly puts forth the extra effort to accomplish duties
      • Adapts quickly and efficiently to changing priorities in order to meet teammate or member needs
        The CompanySafe Harbor Marinas, LLC (SHM) is the largest owner and operator of marinas in the world. As a fast-growing company, SHM cultivates a team dynamic of passionate individuals led by the sharpest minds in the industry in order to serve the vibrant boating community that encompasses the SHM network. SHM teammates are committed to thinking critically, providing outstanding service and building relationships with all that we serve. SHM offers professional education and training opportunities and the chance to work with - and learn from - highly experienced professionals in the marine industry. In addition, SHM offers eligible employees healthcare benefits, 401(k) plans, paid time off, and relocation opportunities. #marinacareers
        Safe Harbor Marinas provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applications for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Safe Harbor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. The policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Additional disclosures available at

Keywords: Safe Harbor Marinas, Stratford , Equipment Operator, Other , Stratford, Connecticut

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