Role: Engineering Chargehand
Reporting to: Project Manager HYSRR
Aim – to lead the engineering team to maximise efficiency and ensure that work of the highest quality is carried out.
Specific responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
- Carrying out installation and fault-finding service and repair on a wide range of marine leisure diesel engines ranging from 10hp – 900hp, gear boxes, drives and generators.
- Carrying out installations, maintenance and repair of ancillary systems such as water makers, heating and air conditioning units, refrigeration systems and general plumbing systems.
- Working knowledge of fault finding/diagnostics of general electrical systems.
- Ensuring the engineering team work to the highest standards, protecting boats prior to works, leaving areas clean and tidy at the end of each day.
- Motivating and ensuring the engineering team work as efficiently as possible, supporting them with any technical issues which might arise in the course of their work.
- Supporting the sales team when estimating, with occasional visits to clients’ boats to assess their engineering requirements and specifying parts for engineering projects when required.
- Oversee the engineers training programs for Yanmar, Nanni and Volvo and other marine equipment.
- Ensuring the engineering workshop and van are well maintained, clean, tidy and well organised; and tools are calibrated, fit for purpose and PAT tested.
- Ensuring that the engineering team work safely, adhering to all company H&S standards, assisting the Project Manager with new or updated Risk Assessments when required.
- Reporting to the Project Manager on a daily and weekly basis, offering constructive input into the development of the department, suggesting ways to improve working methods and efficiencies.
- Maintaining a professional and helpful attitude, passing on your technical knowledge and experience to your team members and leading by example.
- Recent and relevant experience in the marine industry, knowledge of both power and sail boats systems essential.
- Hold a recognised engineering and/or electrical qualification/or be qualified by experience.
- Working knowledge of electronic engine management system testing equipment.
- Working knowledge of fault finding/diagnostic general electrical systems, conversant with 12/24v DC and 240v AC power supplies.
- Be a holder of a valid and current UK drivers’ licence to enable off-site working when required.
- Good working knowledge of general electrical systems.
- Knowledge of H&S engineering systems within a boat yard.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Interested individuals should submit a copy of their CV together with a covering letter to Joanna Despard, HR Manager at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for applications is Friday 5 March 2021.