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About The Role
Scudamore’s Punting Company are Cambridge’s premier punt tour and boat hire business. We are looking for a workshop assistant to work in our busy maintenance department.
What’s involved?
As a workshop assistant at Scudamore’s workshop your duties will include various practical tasks essential to fulfilling the Company’s operational needs. Ultimately it is really about these key areas:-
• Ensuring boats and peripherals are efficiently maintained and repaired effectively.
• Completing all work to the high standards set and expected by the Company.
• Carrying out general maintenance related tasks. E.g. sanding and painting.
• Participating in the moving and storage of boats as part of our manual handling team.

About You
What makes you a Scudamore’s workshop assistant?
• Successful applicants will have a practical, “hands on” approach and a willingness to learn.
• You will be able to work to deadlines.
• You will have a methodical attitude to tasks and good attention to detail.
• You will take pride in doing the best job that you can.
• You shall be able to work well as part of a team or with little supervision.
• Good general fitness is essential as this is a physical role.
What experience do you have?
• Time spent in a carpentry or similar workshop environment is an advantage.
• Full training will be given so previous maintenance experience is not essential.
What would help?
• GCSE Maths, English and Technology / CDT. Or equivalent qualifications.

About Scudamore's:
What’s the package?
• Contract type: Six months. Immediate start.
• Competitive hourly rate. 8am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday.
• Statutory holiday entitlement.
• Based at our Cambridge city centre facility.
• Starting spring 2019.
•  Please send us your CV together with a covering letter explaining why you think you are the right person for this role.  The closing date for applications is 05th May 2019.
Need to know.
We operate an equal opportunities policy and recruit only on the basis of work criteria and individual merit. By law we are required to ensure that anyone taking up employment at Scudamore’s has a legal right to work in the UK and you will be required to demonstrate this.