Senior Electrical Technician

Ref: 343| Posted: 29th Jun 2018

This vacancy is now closed
Our client requires a Senior Electrical Technician to join their Asset Management Department in Gourock. 
Reporting to the Technical Services Manager this role will require you to be the team lead for the electrical/ electronic team within the shore services department.
  • Marine Electrical/Electronic qualified to a minimum of HNC level, although HND would be preferred.
  • Health and Safety / Risk Management
  • Demonstrate that you have worked effectively in an environment which requires excellence in safety and operational reliability
  • Have excellent analytical and problem solving skills coupled with strong leadership
  • Be able to influence and work collaboratively within a small team
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate well.
  • Demonstrate the ability to build and manage relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrate budget awareness and management.
  • Work planning and prioritising
  • Writing work specifications and electrical systems project management
  • Act as the Asset Management Department Electrical subject matter expert.
  • Previous people management experience.
  • Kongsberg controls systems
  • New build vessel experience
  • Marine Electrical and electronics
  • Measuring and testing of electrical systems
  • Vessel distribution and discrimination systems
  • Generators and motors
  • AC and DC low voltage circuits up to 440V
  • Installation of new equipment
  • Experience in steering / hydraulic systems
  • Thermo graphic survey experience including thermography, interpretation of survey results and acting upon them.
  • Vibration analyses - the aim, the process and the benefits.  
  • In conjunction with the Technical Services Manager (TSM) lead and manage the electrical/ electronic team to achieve the standards and objectives set in line with the Asset Management Strategy.
  • In conjunction with the Technical Services Team ensure that the vessels are economically and efficiently maintained to be able to deliver a reliable and punctual service against the timetable.
  • Promoting company culture through our values that define the sort of organisation we are, what we stand for and how we will all behave when carrying out our operations by embracing and engage with the company core values and our Asset Management Departmental goals.
  • Comply with and promote safety rules and procedures, challenge unsafe behaviour, and ensure all accidents, near misses are reported in line with the company's lifesaving rules.
  • Preparing risk assessments, method statements for tasks to be completed by the electrical/ electronic team in all areas where they may be asked to work. On-board a vessel whilst at sea, in port or dry dock and within the workshop areas. 
  • Act as a safety leader and promote a safe working environment at all times.
  • Undertaking works in relation to installation, maintenance or overhaul of electrical and electronic equipment on-board vessels, within company workshops and at ports as required by the TSM.
  • In conjunction with the TSM manage the allocation of maintenance and breakdown requirements to the electrical/ electronic team members and advise where potential schedule conflicts may arise.
  • Assist the TSM to provide technical advice and assistance on electrical and electronic topics including upgrade projects in the Asset Management Department.
  • In conjunction with the TSM, identify opportunities for development and continuously improve the electrical/ electronic team. Where possible and justifiable increase team capabilities to continue to deliver an excellent service.
  • Embrace change, support the Technical Services Manager to implement and embed changes as and when required.
  • Be able to cover weekend standby rotas as required.
  • Assist with the maintenance of stock control, ordering and general internal organisation within the electrical/ electronic department Ensure that the necessary records and paperwork are completed accurately and timeously in accordance with the appropriate procedures and relevant work instructions.
  • Ensure that any company vehicles allocated to their use are adequately maintained.
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package