Marine Straddle Carrier Operator / Yardman

We are hiring an experienced Straddle Carrier Operator and Yardman (Mon – Fri) negotiable. 7.30 am to 4 pm.

We require a keen, enthusiastic and well-presented person to work as part of our team to support our clients, tenants and contractors and to undertake daily tasks associated with the lifting and placement of vessels for repairs, maintenance and storage purposes. The role is varied, busy and “hands-on” and suits someone who has a passion for boating and marine-based interests.

The role includes daily interaction with clients, tenants and on-site contractors and involves manual labour and working outdoors including heavy lifting.

The role encompasses the following duties:

Straddle Carrier operation for the lifting of boats
Crane operation for the lifting and placement of a variety of marine structures and equipment
Preparing boat enclosures and boat cradling
Boat yard operations & management
Assisting clients, tenants and contractors as required incl. customer service enquiries / bookings / administration
Repairs / maintenance / site cleaning as required

Other duties as directed by management from time to time

Applicants should demonstrate the following experience, skills and attributes:

Boatyard operation & / or marina operation experience
Straddle Carrier or Remote Operator Gantry Crane operation
Crane operation experience. Slewing Crane & / or Remote Operator Gantry Crane or similar
Fork Lift operation. Fork Lift current ticket / licence
Current open driver’s licence
Physically fit & energetic
Reliable, motivated and self-driven with attention to detail
Demonstrate a good work ethic & able to work unsupervised
Able to work to timeframes and schedules
Strong interpersonal & communication skills
Able to take direction
Knowledge of, and commitment to safe work practices & WHS

Microsoft Office suite computer skills such as Outlook, Word, Excel

The following skills are an advantage:

QLD recreational marine licence
Dogman ticket
Mechanical or boilermaker experience

Bookkeeping experience


Remuneration commensurate with skills, experience and ability.

To apply for this job, email us and include your cover letter and resume.  Or, visit us on site with the required documents.