Floating Dock Operator

Date:  17 May 2024

Henderson, WA, AU, 6166

Company:  Ventia

Floating Dock Operator


  • Rare opportunity to operate the world’s most technologically advanced Floating Dock system
  • Permanent, full-time position based in Henderson, Western Australia
  • Positive and inclusive Team Culture that supports diversity and career progression 
  • Highly competetive salary and career progression opportunities 


Ventia are offering a rare opportunity for a hands-on and suitably experienced Floating Dock Operator to operate the Floating Dock during all docking and undocking.

In this role, you will maximise the availability of the Floating Dock infrastructure for all users, including providing technical and operational advice and inductions regarding its use, and includes the Floating Dock and Self-Propelled Modular Transporter (SPMT) operations. 


Other responsibilities include conducting planned maintenance of assets, including adherence with licensing and certification with relevant authorities, scheduling and keeping accurate records of all preventative and planned maintenance activities, contracting of maintenance services and reporting to ensure compliance with operational procedures and safety requirements.


About YOU:

  • Minimum 3 years as a Marine Engineer Class 3 or equivalent marine/naval maintenance experience
  • 2 years’ experience in maintenance management. 
  • Experience of using an electronic maintenance management program - SAP an advantage
  • Experience issuing permits to work
  • Control room/systems experience and exposure
  • Experience with safety and environmental control
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to build relationships with clients and subcontractors
  • Physically able to access all locations on the Floating Dock including confined spaces e.g. ballast tanks 
  • Courteous and polite in the workplace environment 
  • Well presented at all times

Australian Marine Complex Common User Facility (AMC CUF) is a multi-industry, multi-user industrial facility serviced by a deep-water port, a floating dock and transfer system, specialised load out wharves, extensive laydown and assembly areas and several large fabrication halls. 

Ventia Australia Pty Ltd is the Operator and Facility Manager of the AMC CUF and its assets, including the Floating Dock and Transfer System. The dock’s control system makes it the most technologically advanced in the world.
About Ventia
Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate. 


Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities. 


How to apply Position Reference Number: 158501

Applications for this role will be reviewed as soon as they are received so be quick to apply!

Please direct any questions to Helena Tenreiro on:  helena.dempsey@skoutsolutions.com

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