Mechanical Technician

Location
Lerwick, Shetland
Salary
£29,976
Posted
29 Jun 2018
Ref
9832895
Sector
Recruitment
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
General Business

THE COMMISSIONERS OF NORTHERN LIGHTHOUSES

The Northern Lighthouse Board – www.nlb.org.uk – is the General Lighthouse Authority for Scotland and the Isle of Man, established by statute to provide, maintain and inspect marine aids to navigation
throughout its waters. 

MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN

(ORKNEY/SHETLAND)

Based in Kirkwall or Lerwick, and travelling to any of the lighthouses within the NLB estate, the successful candidate will work as part of a team carrying out maintenance, repair and installation work on aids to navigation and associated equipment.

This will involve working on a wide range of mechanical plant and equipment including installing mechanical and control equipment to ensure equipment functions reliably and to specification. Configure, commission, fault-find, calibrate and test installations to ensure that the equipment functions reliably and to specification. Training will be provided where required.

Preference will be given to those who can successfully work as part of a team and have relevant mechanical qualifications and experience. There is a requirement to travel to and stay at remote locations (for up to 12 days at a time), often at short notice. An On-Call Rota is in operation and the successful candidate will be required to participate in this rota system.

A salary of up to £29,976 plus a consolidated overtime allowance of up to £5,244 will be offered to the successful candidate, dependent upon qualifications and experience. Also included is a generous career average occupational pension scheme.

This role will be based in Kirkwall or Lerwick depending on the location of the successful candidate.

For further details please click on the apply button

Closing date: 20th July 2018.

The NLB is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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