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Pontoon Installer

Somerton - Somerset. - £8-11 ph + £35 per diem when working away.

Pontoonworks undertakes installations all over the UK, All Pontoonworks Pontoon Installers are expected to work within our installation teams, initially they will be led by a Team Leader who will train and manage all the aspects of the installations. The role of a Pontoonworks Installation person requires all  personnel to work away from our base in Somerton Somerset on a weekly basis, the standard week could see the successful applicant arriving in our yard in on Monday Morning to be sent anywhere in the UK, projects last from 1 day to 2 years, there will be times where you would work from the yard, where you will be picking equipment for forthcoming installations and maintaining accessories.


We rely on our staffs ability to think on their feet, every installation is different depending on the location, from estuaries through to bridge works on canals, we have installed pontoons for the 2012 Olympics as well as a private wedding for 460 guests.  Our main client base is now Civil Engineering and Water utilities working for clients such as Bam, Balfour Beatty and Thames Water.


The successful applicant does not need previous experience in ‘working on water’ as all training will be supplied but obviously experience of boats and water is useful, CSCS Cards are also extremely useful..

We would offer between £8-11 per hour for the first 6 months’ probation period and  will also be given £15 per night for food and £20 per night compensation for staying away.

The job is based in Somerton Somerset but we will offer relocation packages for the right person.


To apply for this role, please get in touch with the Transition team via this email address or on 01392 346421/29