QinetiQ comprises teams of dedicated people; experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. We draw on our extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems.
Our people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving. Why don’t you join some of the world’s finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today?
Job description / Person specification
Our Engineering Support Team based at the BUTEC Shore Support Base, Kyle of Lochalsh requires a Mechanical Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing and carrying out repairs, maintenance and minor modifications to all trials related mechanical equipment including compressors, IC engines, lifting equipment, marine equipment and tracking range support equipment at Kyle and two remote sites.
You may also be required to operate the Remotely Operated Vehicle at sea as part of the ROV team
You will be responsible to the Engineering Manager and working as part of the Shore Support base.
You will be working to defined quality standards in implementing planned maintenance schedules, defect repairs, equipment modifications plus the procurement and commissioning of new equipment.
Coordination of work carried out by other BUTEC & Rona departments and contractors will also be necessary.
Sea going activities may also be involved plus occasional travel to other QinetiQ sites.
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Desirable Qualifications :
Power Boat Level 2 (PB2)
Fork Lift Driver
HGV Cat C Qualification Holder