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Boateka- Forklift Operator/Boatyard Technician

Company: Brunswick Corp.
Location: Merritt Island
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Job Description:

It is our people behind life's passions who will make the big difference. If you are interested in becoming part of a company that delivers market leading products, driving your own career and working with brands committed to active lifestyles, then you've found your fit.

Have what it takes? Join us.

Boateka is a fast-growing business aiming to simplify and elevate the boat buying experience. We operate as a new venture within Brunswick Corporation, offering our employees the exciting culture of a start-up and the confidence of our parent company's size and capabilities. We offer an outstanding benefits package which includes medical/dental/vision insurance, tuition reimbursement, and parental leave, to name a few.

Job Overview

  • Unload and stage boats coming into the Sales center using a marine lift or overhead cranes
  • Transfer (towing) units to storage lot or from storage lot to refurbishment facility
  • Transfer boats from Sales racks to trailers for water testing
  • Towing boats to/from boat ramp for sea trial purposes
  • Deep cleaning of boats inside and out
  • Maintains sales lot organization and cleanliness
  • Maintain cleanliness and detailing of boats on the sales lot
  • Ability to recognize and protect precious boat components while performing duties.
  • May include handling and application of solvents, hydraulic fluids, oils, lubes, greases, paints, and fuel along with proper disposal.
    * Other tasks may involve:
    • Assisting in Polishing, waxing and final detail of boats
    • Assisting fellow team members in the shop moving boats down the line
    • The repair or renewal of marine components on boats

      • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements could include face respirators, dust masks, gloves, and chemical resistant suits.
      • Ability to work a 8+ hour shift standing, bending, reaching.
      • Moderate lifting ability up to 50 lbs.
      • Ability to work in a non-climate-controlled environment.
      • Must be able to work efficiently and effectively to achieve daily goals.
      • Ability to work in a fiberglass dust environment and a fast paced, noisy environment.
      • Ability to work overtime (planned and unplanned).
      • Must follow all safety and quality standards at all times, including chemical handling standards and PPE (personal protective equipment).
      • Previous forklift and boat yard experience.
      • Valid driver's License OSHA Forklift Certification preferred.
      • Experience towing boats on the road as well as launching and retrieving boats from boat ramps.
      • Must possess the ability to be focused on observing proper operating procedures and safety practices.
      • Understand and follow verbal and written directions.
      • Ability to use hand, and pneumatic tools, buffer and abrasive sanding tools/supplies.
      • Ability to work with fellow coworkers in close proximity and in a team, environment displaying mutual respect.
      • Ability to fluently speak, read, understand, and write English
      • High school diploma or GED Required.
        Work Schedule

        • Must have the availability to work from 7:00 am - 3:30 pm Monday - Friday, with overtime as needed to achieve targets. Brunswick reserves the right to adjust shifts and work times as business needs evolve.
        • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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          Brunswick is proud to be named 2021 Best Employers for Diversity & Women, and 2020 Best Employers for Veterans by Forbes!

          We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and inspiration. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

          Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

          EEO is The Law - click here for more information

          Brunswick and Workday Privacy Policies

          Brunswick does not accept applications, inquiries or solicitations from unapproved staffing agencies or vendors. For help, please contact our support team at: or 866-278-6942.

          All job offers will come to you via the candidate portal you create when applying through a posted position through If you are ever unsure about what is being required of you during the application process or its source, please contact HR Shared Services at 866-278-6942 or

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Keywords: Brunswick Corp., Melbourne , Boateka- Forklift Operator/Boatyard Technician, Professions , Merritt Island, Florida

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