The Port of London Authority (PLA) has a wide range of responsibilities along the tidal Thames. Actively promoting safe use of the river, we strive to safeguard its valuable environment, balancing these requirements with our desire to encourage more commercial activity. From Teddington, past the Thames Barrier and out to sea, we work closely with commercial recreational and amenity groups to maximise the potential of the Thames as a safe and enjoyable waterway for trade, tourism and leisure.
Working within the Marine Engineering section, the successful candidate will be responsible for undertaking maintenance of machinery and hull systems in a fleet of small commercial craft (up to 36m), shore facilities and piers. In addition to skilled maintenance, fault finding and installation work, boat handling and plant driving, the ME Technician will be required to supervise the work of other technical staff/contractors and serve as relief Ship’s Engineers in the PLA’s Salvage Craft. They will also be expected to impart their knowledge and experience onto junior and trainee staff. Candidates must be self-motivated and capable of undertaking manual lifting operations.
Applicants should have thorough knowledge and experience of the following:
In addition you will:
Although normal hours of work are 35 per week on a day-work basis, there is a requirement for additional attendance outside this period and on occasion provide call out cover, in response to operational and emergency requirements.
For an informal chat about the position, please contact Andy Osborne on 01474 562439 or Patrick Garner on 01474 562458.
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