Lifting Appliance Engineer

Portsmouth

Maritime Services

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Job Description

Job Title: Lifting Appliance Engineer

Location: Portsmouth – however, we offer a range of flexible working arrangements

Salary: Up to £42,400 depending on skills and experience

 

 

What you’ll be doing:

 

·        Operate Safe Systems of Work that comply with the company SHE procedures at all times

 

·        Thorough examinations, maintenance, commissioning and defect diagnosis of Marine Lifts, lifting appliances and associated systems

 

·        Apply knowledge, skill and experience in order to resolve issues and faults associated with the operation and performance of Systems

 

·        Be able to work with technical autonomy and provide advice and guidance to other technical staff

 

·        Provide mentorship and technical guidance to less experienced engineers

 

·        Be able to engage with customers and authorities in writing, by telephone or face to face to discuss technical issues and problems

 

·        Support the wider Marine Systems Teams in their activities to maintain utilisation

 

·        Produce Technical detailed reports

 

 

Your skills and experiences:

 

Essential:

 

·        Extensive lifting experience

 

·        Thorough examinations, maintenance, commissioning and defect diagnosis of Marine Lifts and lifting appliances

 

·        Technical knowledge and broad experience of Mechanical Systems, specifically lifting appliances and lifts, their maintenance, relevant legislation and inspection requirements

 

·        Demonstrable experience of maintenance and inspection of Marine Lift Systems and a keenness to keep abreast of technological initiatives and updates

 

·        Able to carry out scheduled maintenance, thorough examinations, Setting to Work, fault diagnosis and defect rectification

 

Desirable:

 

·        Qualified to NVQ level 3 & 4 to support inspection and maintenance activities.

 

 

Benefits:

 

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

 

 

The Test and Commissioning team:

 

Responsible for the inspection and maintenance of lifts and lifting appliances on board Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) Aircraft Carriers, Type 45 (T45) Destroyers, Type 23 (T23) Frigates, HUNT class and any contracted tasking, ensuring work is to agreed standards and delivered in the most economical, logical and professional way.

 

Why BAE Systems?

 

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

 

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

 

Closing Date: 16th May 2024

 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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