Project Assistant

Global Mercy

 

Our maintenance periods are vital for keeping our ships in excellent condition. We need handy people to help us through our to-do lists, making sure we’re always improving and looking forward.

Department

Operations / Engineering

Commitment

Varies

Department

Operations / Engineering

Commitment

Varies

About this Role

Mercy Ships is inviting volunteers to join us on a remarkable project in Antwerp as Technical Project Assistants, as we complete the final installations onboard our new ship, the Global Mercy. The project will run from September 2021 – January 2022.

Project Assistants will be responsible to assist Project Manager with installations of structure, fittings, and equipment.  

What You Will Contribute

• Install and/or modify ships equipment as directed

• Assist with structural, mechanical, piping, and electrical installations and/or modifications

• Prepare steel and wood for protective coatings and applying coatings

• Assist in general maintenance and cleaning as required

For This Role, You Will Need

• Aptitude for technical skills and practical knowledge of hand tools

Physical endurance for manual labour, including frequent bending, kneeling, and light-weight lifting (+/- 20lbs/9kg)

• To be capable of standing or walking for 8 hours a day to include climbing stairs

• Skills with operating hand trucks preferred

• Ability to follow directions (including assembly/disassembly instructions), both written and verbal required.

• Ability to work in multi-cultural environment

Full job description available upon request.