Senior Dry Dock Marine Engineer
- Posted Date:14th April 2022
- Job Type:Full TimeJob Category:Marine Engineering
Salary: £45,926 a year, plus benefits
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours of Work: 42 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Location: Thames Clippers – Clipper House, Trinity Buoy Wharf, Poplar, London E14 0JY
Closing Date: Sunday 24th April 2022
We’re looking for a Senior Dry Dock Marine Engineer to provide support to the Dry Dock Refit Site Manager at our Dry Dock facilities to ensure a safe and effective working environment.
You’ll work with the Dry Dock Refit Site Manager to ensure all systems and paperwork are auditable, compliant with UBTC internal procedures and sufficient to satisfy regulatory compliance with the relevant governing bodies.
You’ll make sure all work undertaken on vessels either planned or unplanned is compliant with necessary legislation and guidelines and coordinate engineering activities on site to ensure the most effective and efficient completion of works.
You’ll assist the Dry Dock Refit Site Manager to drive technical development of the facilities and safety systems to ensure the most effective and efficient operation and work with internal team members or external Contractors to ensure vessels complete their annual dry-docking activities in a safe, effective and professional manner.
Whilst adhering to all Health and Safety regulations, promoting and ensuring standards are upheld throughout the facility; you’ll provide feedback to the Dry Dock Refit Site Manager, Engineering Project Manager and where appropriate direct to the Head of Engineering on common or repetitive issues found with vessels at dry dock to assist and promote improvements to planned maintenance and modifications to systems to promote continuous improvement in reliability across the fleet.
We’re looking for someone with current marine engineering experience on high-speed craft up to 50m in length. You’ll have previous refit / overhaul experience and familiarity with diesel engines, water jet and conventional propeller / shaft drives. You’ll also have knowledge of generators and general ship electrical systems including 415v 3ph.
With relevant experience of working in heavy industrial environments; you’ll know how to work in high pressure environments whilst maintaining high levels of safety and good maintenance practices (returning boats to service quickly and reliably).
You’ll be an effective communicator and able to provide a lead by example approach in a supervisory role; able to work flexibly as the operation demands and be a team player who enjoys working in a high achieving environment.
An awareness of budget and expenditure constraints and the importance of on time, on budget project completion is also key.
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 work between our Dry Dock facilities at Tilbury and our Engineering facilities at Trinity Buoy Wharf Pier, Poplar, London E14 0JY.
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.