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Welding Supervisor

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Quick Facts


We currently have room for expansion of our team and are looking for a Welding Supervisor to give guidance when welding or burning steel structure works in the steel shop or on board of vessels.

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Damen Shiprepair yard in Curacao, Europe

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Receives orders/instructions from Head of Department.
  • Makes a planning of the project and informs Head of Department the number of specialists, and subcontractors, materials, tools/equipment are needed to execute the job.
  • Coaches the specialists and subcontractors, re-adjusts where necessary and controls the projects.
  • Is responsible for quality and quantity, working method, correct usage of machines and means, manage the project hours, observes safety regulations and maintains discipline.

Your Profile

  • Minimum Secondary Vocational Education (MBO level 4) or equivalent.
  • IWP & IWS Diploma.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in ship repair or building.
  • Knowledge of all relevant and modern welding methods, processes, materials and equipment.
  • Knowledge of quality standards and safety regulations in the field of welding.
  • Leadership and motivational capabilities.
  • Linguistic ability in English, Dutch and Spanish. Papiamentu is a plus.
  • Ability to work in teams.
  • Has a serviceable and flexible attitude.

  • Good salaries and secondary terms.
  • Training and development.
  • Growth opportunities, both within DSCu and within Damen family.

Company information

The facilities of Damen Shiprepair Curaçao currently consist of two graven docks (280 x 48.00mtr and 193 x 26.5mtr) as well as approximately 2,000m of repair quays outfitted with 13 cranes. Damen Shiprepair Curaçao is part of the Damen Shiprepair and Conversion Group. It is a well-established and leading group of repair yards with modern facilities and part of the Damen Group. It services about 40 drydocks, the largest being 420 x 80 m, which is one of the biggest in Europe. This allows the Group to accommodate almost any ship in the world. Also repair quays with sufficient crane capacity are available. Apart from our docks and quays we also have several workshops, de-slopping and polluting water discharge facilities and offices. We are growing in installation of Green Technology on board of maritime objects and do offer Port and Voyage Repair as well.

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Quincy Hamen

Human Resources Officer

+5999 733 0193


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