Marine Engineer

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Marine Engineer

  • Post Date:15th January 2024
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Job Description

Location: Trinity Buoy Wharf
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 05 July 2024
Salary: £43,357 a year plus benefits
Hours of Work: 42 hours a week, Monday to Sunday

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Our Marine 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 experience!

In this role, you will work towards the highest maintenance standards by ensuring maintenance is always carried out in line with relevant procedures.

You’ll undertake all planned maintenance and mechanical repairs to the vessels whilst they are being serviced as instructed by the Duty Marine Engineer or Head of Engineering.

You’ll also work with the Electrical Engineers to undertake any cabin repairs where time allows and work as part of a full engineering team, ensuring that all work carried out has the appropriate paperwork completed and is reported to the Duty Engineer available or during shift changeover.

We’re looking for someone with relevant experience of working on medium diesel engines such as boats or lorries, who has a good working knowledge of planned maintenance and health and safety regulations.

With relevant experience of working in high pressure environments whilst maintaining high levels of safety and maintenance practices (returning boats to service quickly and reliably); you’ll be an effective communicator and report writer.

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.

You’ll also need to be highly self-motivated and solutions focussed with the ability to work without supervision but also enjoy working as part of a team.

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 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 5 million passengers a year and currently employ around 470 people, which is set to increase over the next few years.

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers is an entrepreneurial and inclusive organisation where we respect and value everybody’s contribution. We empower and trust our people to do the right thing. We strive to be excellent in everything we do and it is our people that help to make our business a great place to work. There is real potential for internal development and promotion within our business and internal succession is one of our core principles.

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.