Job Description

JOB TITLE: Sailboat Rigging Specialist
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
SUPERVISOR: Jon Paige
UPDATED: 1/01/2013
 


General Summary:
Responsible for carrying out the daily duties of a sailboat rigger, including but not limited to preparing, repairing and maintenance of all systems related to masts and rigging.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Perform related duties assigned or as the situation dictates.
• Step masts.
• Diagnose basic 12 Volt DC navigation lights and wiring.
• Perform basic instrument and electrical installations.
• Assembly and Disassembly of masts.
• Mast tuning.
• Rigging and De-rigging of sails and running rigging components.
• Line splicing.
• Winch maintenance and repair.
• Attend dealership-sponsored training.
• Assist other departments when necessary.
• Maintain updated knowledge of products industry trends and methods.
• Maintain accurate records, both paper and electronic, related to billing, work orders and hours worked.
• Work with customer service department and customers for the effective and timely completion of projects.
• Continually strive to meet Crowley’s standard of customer service.
• Maintain awareness of and continually practice safe work habits.
• Maintain a safe work environment.
• Maintain cleanliness on projects both during and after job completion.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to comprehend and utilize technical service manuals and use them to facilitate repair and maintenance.
• Unlimited or unimpaired ability to walk, bend, stoop, climb and work safely around water, on a ladder, or in confined spaces.
• Capacity to work as a member of a team or by oneself to achieve desired results.
• Be able to safely operate a variety stationary or portable hand and power tools.
• Understand basic AC/DC circuitry.
• Ability to work with computer software.
• Ability to read, write and comprehend work orders.

Education and Experience:
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Prior mechanical training or background.
• Basic computer skills.
• Sailing knowledge or experience helpful.



 
Physical Requirements
Rarely
(0-12%)

Occasionally
(12-33%)

Frequently
(34-66%)

Regularly
(67%-100%
Seeing: Must be able to read reports, use a computer, see in dimly lit/confined spaces.      
X
Hearing: Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with co-workers, identify engine sounds.      
X
Standing/Walking      
X
Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling      
X
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing      
X
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling      
X

 

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