Assistant Mechanical Engineer
- Posted Date:22nd March 2022
- Job Type:Full Time
£30,242 a year, plus benefits
Hours of Work
42 hours per week, Monday to Sunday (12 hour shifts)
Thames Clippers – Clipper House, Trinity Buoy Wharf, Poplar, London E14 0JY
Sunday 3rd April 2022
Our Assistant Mechanical Engineers play a critical role in ensuring our vessels are kept in service through effective and efficient maintenance, so have a direct impact on our passenger’s happiness!
You’ll assist the on-duty Mechanical Engineer with the day-to-day maintenance and servicing of all mechanical systems on board our vessels and make sure that any work carried out is fully reported and signed off by qualified member of the engineering team.
You’ll make sure all faults and works/repairs are logged and reported and maintain a safe, professional working environment including the cleaning and maintenance of all tools and equipment.
This is a great opportunity to develop your career within mechanical engineering. Ideally, you’ll be a qualified mechanic or mechanical engineer with relevant working experience of diesel engines, boats or lorries preferred. You’ll also have basic AC and DC electrical distribution system knowledge.
You’ll need to be committed and flexible in your approach to work, our engineers work 12 hour shifts either starting at 6am or 6pm.
Good communication skills are important to be able to relay information in a timely and efficient manner, along with the ability to write reports.
You’ll also be a team player, who wants to learn and is able to take on feedback in order to develop their career.
We’ll give you all the training you need regarding our systems as well as a thorough induction on how the operations at Uber Boat by Thames Clippers work, so you will be set up for success.
Where: You’ll be based on Trinity Buoy Wharf Pier, Poplar, London E14 0JY, a short walk from Canning Town tube or a hop across the river in our staff boat, from North Greenwich tube.
So why apply?
Uber Boat by Thames Clippers, part of AEG Europe, are London’s leading River Bus service. Our fleet of high speed catamarans provide commuters and sightseers with a unique way to travel around the capital. We carry around 4 million passengers a year and employ nearly 400 staff.
We are an entrepreneurial and inclusive organisation that was voted “Employer of the Year” at the 2017 London Transport Awards. There is real potential for internal development and promotion within our business and internal succession is one of our core principles. Our values: Trusted to do the Right Thing, Great Place to Work, Be Excellent and Respect allow our employees to excel in their careers with us and be Best In Class, Always.
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Our commitment to inclusion
We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce. We believe in equality of opportunity for all and our approach to recruitment and selection is fair, open and based purely on merit. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.