Marine Mechanic

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We require a Marine Mechanic/Technician to join our Marine client in Falkirk for a 6-month contract.  This role will work on a 5 days on 3 days off rotation plan and is a land-based role.  
As a Marine Mechanic you will utilise your expertise to manage the service and maintenance of vessels and floating plant throughout the network.
  • Professional qualification in marine mechanical systems or agricultural Engineering.
  • Experience dealing with breakdowns and carrying out maintenance and repairs.
  • Experience with Cummins engines (desirable)
  • Welding and fabrication experience. (desirable)
  • Experience working with Hydraulics.
  • Agricultural plant maintenance/plant maintenance experience. (desirable)
  • Flexibility to be part of a standby rota (1 week in 4)
  • Full resourcing responsibility for all parts, equipment required to carry out the above functions for all projects.
  • Plan works to ensure adequate levels of RAMS, PPE, tools and equipment are available to carryout works efficiently and safely.
  • Use your experience and judgement when issues need upward referral and to co-ordinate and deliver agreed works.
  • Where required, carry out inspections, assessments, reports which provide prioritised and costed recommendations for continued safe operational serviceability of the fleet.
  • Work to a planned timetable, inspect, monitor and report on condition of Vessels and report back to the Assets Team. Maintain legislative and safety data including recommending fitness for purpose.
  • Apply an expert and detailed working knowledge of statutory obligations, procurement, financial, heritage and environmental requirements, and company policies, principles & standards to the delivery of work.
  • Carryout risk assessments, method statements, and safety meetings as required. Complete, incident, accident and near miss reports and refer to line manager as directed by company Policy.
  • Support staff on the standby rota in order to support delivery of customer service to defined standards and reaction to out of hours and emergency situations.
  • Regular inclusion on the company standby rota.
  • Respond, assess, recover and/or make safe, breakdown situations, apply engineering knowledge and experience to ensuring the safety of yourself and others and the installation on site. 
  • Use approved business systems for the recording and monitoring of PPM, breakdowns, inspections, and reports including time sheets, HAVS, Absences etc.
  • Comply with company Health & Safety policy and defined standards, report incidents, accidents and near misses.
  • Assist in drawing up Risk Assessments, Method Statements, Permits to Work and Isolation Method Statements for works relevant to area of expertise and knowledge.
Competitive Salary plus standby allowance and overtime.