Marine Engineering Technician (Mechanical)

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Engineering, Public Sector
South East
Gravesend, Kent, Dartford, Maidstone, Rochester
£35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Job Ref:

Marine Engineering Technician (Mechanical) Gravesend Permanent - �35,000pa
A Marine Engineering Technician (Mechanical) is required for a leading port authority operating along the tidal Thames region, promoting safe use of the river, safeguarding the environment while encouraging more commercial activity.
The Marine Engineering technician (Mechanical) will be responsible for undertaking maintenance of machinery and hull systems in a fleet of small commercial craft (up to 36m), shore facilities and piers whilst supervising the work of other technical staff/contractors within the Marine Section of the Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Dept.
Interested candidates should hold the following knowledge, skills & experience: -
A Marine/Industrial Mechanical Engineering Technician, with an HNC in a relevant engineering discipline or equivalent, demonstrating both theoretical and practical experience in fault diagnosis, maintenance and operation of the wide range of mechanical, electrical and control systems across the fleet of marine plant
Good Toolroom/Fitting skills & experience
Having served a recognised apprenticeship
Highly motivated and able to work separately or as part of a team.
At least 2 Years post-qualification experience of provision of engineering services, ideally within the marine environment, at the fully-skilled technician level.
Pass training and examination for Salvage Vessel Engineer Officer.
Possess and maintain a clean UK Full Driving Licence (Manual).
Small boat handling skills (training will be given)
Ability to operate Forkliift Trucks etc. (training will be given)
Ability to climb ladders and to work in small/cramped spaces, e.g. small boat engine rooms and tank spaces etc.
Knowledge of diesel engine electronic control systems would be an advantage.
Basic knowledge of small vessel electrical systems at 12V & 24V dc (including starting & charging and general boat services etc.)
Ability to safely and effectively use welding/cutting equipment (Gas, Electric, MIG & TIG) would be an advantage
The Marine Engineering Technician (Mechanical) opportunity is an excellent chance for a competent Marine Engineer to join a leading Maritime port authority operating along the Thames region.
Normal working hours are 35hrs per week on a day basis, although there will be a requirement for additional attendance outside this period and on occasion provide call out cover, in response to operational and emergency requirements.
In return, the successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package including 28 days annual leave.
To apply for this role or for more information email or call Ben Chamberlain on +44 (0)2392 314781

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Contact Details:
Tel: 02392314781
Fax: 023 9237 4445
Contact: Ben Chamberlain

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