Assistant Engineer Superintendent

Shetland Islands
£31,575.18 - £32,945.95 per annum inclusive
17 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Merchant Navy
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Shetland Islands Council  

Assistant Engineer Superintendent

Port Administration Building, Sella ness

£31,575.18 - £32,945.95 per annum inclusive

On-line Ref No:  SIC02584

Closing date:  15 June 2018

Shetland Islands Council, Ferry Operations is looking for a motivated, organised and analytically minded individual to join its engineering team, based at Sella Ness.

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious individual to take the next step in their career.

As part of the team within Ferry Operations you will be contributing to delivering our aims as set out in our corporate plan, such as:

“Provide quality transport services within Shetland”

“The transport services we provide are the lifeblood of these islands. They allow us all to go about our daily business and take part in community life.” 

As Assistant Engineer Superintendent you will enjoy a varied role. Reporting to the Team Leader: Engineer Superintendent; you will play a key role in our team, taking responsibility for managing the planning and scheduling of various projects, managing invoices, providing a range of technical assistance to the Ferry Operations Management team and delivering work to defined standards and targets.

You will ensure that vessels are managed in line with company procedures, as well as in line with external regulations.

We are a small team and flexibility is essential to support our activities including being aware of service /operational requirements, restrictions, regulations and our approved Safety Management System (SMS).

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Lee Coutts, Engineer Superintendent on 01595 744274 or e-mail

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