Marine Engineer
360 Resourcing Solutions
3d ago

Marine Society and Sea Cadets are currently looking for a Marine Engineer for our flagship, TS Royalist, a 32m sail training brig based in Gosport .

You will be working on a full time, permanent basis and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £29,000 per annum depending on experience .

Marine Society and Sea Cadets (MSSC) is a leading maritime charity in lifelong learning and personal development and is the governing charity of the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), a civilian voluntary youth organisation engaging some 14,000 young people across 400 or so volunteer Sea Cadet Units, throughout the UK.

The SCC offers a wide range of youth opportunities with the same enduring objective to give young people the best possible head start in life through nautical adventure and fun.

About the Marine Engineer :

The primary task of the Marine Engineer is the maintenance and safe operation of all hull, mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic, fuel, sewage and water systems, services, fittings and equipment in TS Royalist and the planning and execution of maintenance periods.

The vessel will undertake mainly 6 day voyages (but occasionally longer voyages) for up to 24 Cadets at a time around the UK and near continent, from March to November.

From December to February, the vessel undergoes winter maintenance, which may include a docking, usually in the Portsmouth / Gosport area.

Experience and skills you’ll need as our Marine Engineer will include :

  • Management and leadership experience with ability to direct ship’s staff and crew with clarity and authority.
  • ENG1 or ML5 medical certification.
  • Ability to act as the principal Marine Engineer on board.
  • Approved Engine Course.
  • Be able to investigate and diagnose faults on all equipment / plant on board MSSC offshore vessels.
  • Time served Engineering apprenticeship or a sound background and experience in mechanical and electrical engineering (e.g. RN ME training).
  • To have a COSHH awareness.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven instructional ability and experience of delivering training lectures to cadets (on subjects such as firefighting).
  • Knowledge of health, safety and safeguarding legislation and best practice procedures as they relate to working with children, young people and vulnerable adults.
  • Computer literacy good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, email, internet.
  • In return as our Marine Engineer you will receive :

  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Eye Care
  • Suzuki Affinity Scheme
  • Mobile and Contract Discounts
  • Closing date for applications : 3rd January 2020 Midday

    Interview Date : Expected to take place week commencing 6 January 2020

    Successful applicants will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

    If you would like to join the team as our Marine Engineer then please click apply ’ today don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

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