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Job Title :
Mechanical Engineer 
Job Category :
Posted :
10/5/2017 11:26:30 AM 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
Plymouth, Devon, England 
Benefits :
Salary :
£25k - 28k per year 
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Description :

SW 4919: Mechanical Engineer

Salary:         £25,000 - £28,000

Location:     Plymouth

Position:      Permanent

Job Role

My client, based in Plymouth, is looking for a Mechanical Engineer, preferably from a Marine background.  You will be responsible to the Mechanical Engineering Supervisor for undertaking safe and efficient maintenance of mechanical machinery and systems both aboard and ashore.   

Main Responsibilities

  • Complete planned maintenance and defect rectification on all equipment, systems, and associated structures and fittings
  • Complete planned maintenance and defect rectification activity within the shore infrastructure
  • Ensure that all activity complies with applicable legislation and safe systems of work.
  • Ensure that all workshops, tools and equipment under his/her control are kept in a safe and clean condition
  • Other duties that may reasonably be requested including callouts to assist in out of hours emergencies.

Essential Skills

  • Fully indentured Fitter/Turner (Full Apprenticeship) or Armed Forces equivalent
  • C&G Engineering Levels 1,2 &3
  • A thorough working knowledge of complex engineering workshop machinery
  • An understanding of the interpretation of engineering drawings and the ability to manufacture accurate components from them
  • A thorough understanding of on board systems, the safe operation, maintenance and rectification of them.
  • A good knowledge of Health and Safety rules and regulations.
  • Basic Health and Safety qualification (Desirable)
  • First Aid qualification (Desirable)

You will be expected to work on some weekends when PPM is required.  There is also a need to respond to call-outs as required.

This role is particularly suited to those from and an ex-forces background and those from a Royal Navy, Army or RAF background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.  We are providing the services of a Recruitment Agency for our client.  Please ask for Lee when responding.

Salary:         £25,000 - £28,000

Location:     Plymouth

Position:      Permanent

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