Marine Operations & Equipment Technician

Girling Jones Ltd
Newton Abbot
11 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Marine Operations & Equipment Technician

Aleading provider of oceanographic, environmental and geo scientific survey and consultancy, require a Marine Operations & & Equipment Technician. This full-time position will be based at their new facility near Newton Abbott, Devon. This is a unique opportunity to help shape the future of their equipment preparation and marine operations. This role underpins the quality of their marine survey operations and is a key position for their team. They will support you in your role with appropriate training and providing a dynamic working environment that ensures your role is efficient and interesting.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and pro-active individual from a technical/engineering background. They will possess a range of attributes that include basic engineering and electronics knowledge, strong I.T. skills, organised, detail focussed, able to prepare high quality documentation and be a contributing force in improving the efficiency of warehouse operations and systems. A marine or naval background would be advantageous, for example working on vessels and/or with equipment that is deployed in a marine environment (e.g. experience of preparing marine equipment, preparation of moorings or general vessel experience).

The role will carry the following duties and responsibilities

* Maintenance, servicing, testing and preparation of marine instrumentation and equipment.
* Specify and purchase mooring and equipment supplies
* Preparation of equipment moorings
* Shipping of equipment and goods.
* Maintain an asset management register of equipment and consumables.
* Maintain an established audit trail of all warehouse activities and processes.
* Maintain supplier relationships and source new suppliers where required.
* Coordinate all aspects of our warehouse operations.
* Provide regular progress updates to project managers and survey teams.
* Maintaining the road worthiness of company vehicles.
* Adherence to Health and Safety best practices in a warehouse/office setting.
* Commitment to maintaining and improving company QHSE systems.
* We are looking for applicants with the following skills, experience and competences:
* Experience of working within an engineering or technical environment with a bias to the marine environment.
* Able to communicate technical information to suppliers, colleagues, managers.
* Knowledge of either marine operations, rigging, moorings, electronics or equipment.
* Computer literate in MS Office and ideally AUTOCAD.

Further skills/qualifications beneficial to the role:

* Forklift truck license.
* Experience and qualifications in the use of hot tools, rigging, slinging and lifting.
* Basic AutoCAD/Engineering drawing skills.
* Basic electronics knowledge
* Splicing of ropes.

Girling Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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