Engineering Officer - Fixed Term
- Post Date:11th March 2021
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Wightlink is main link between the Isle of Wight and the mainland. Every year we carry over 4.6 million passengers, making us one of the UK’s largest domestic ferry operators. We provide Island residents with an easy and frequent service to the mainland, as well as giving millions of holidaymakers a taste of Island life.
We are also dedicated to giving excellent customer service and the best facilities on board and at our Terminals. We are truly a part of Island life and are proud to support IOW communities wherever we can from sports sponsorship to local regeneration projects.
Based at our Gunwharf terminal in Portsmouth the successful applicants will have knowledge of MCA requirements and hold a minimum 2nd Engineer Unlimited Certificate of Competency.
The Engineer Officer assists the Chief Engineer in achieving the technical standards on board and ensures the effective implementation of the associated areas of the Safety Management System. They will be self-motivated and disciplined to ensure assigned duties are satisfactorily undertaken and completed.
As a technical professional the role requires the use of best practice for:
- Environmental responsibility
- Flag and classification standards
- Planned maintenance
In addition, expertise will be required to ensure repairs are carried out in a timely manner and to a good standard.
Effective liaison with senior colleagues ensuring full, clear, and concise communications is essential to enable effective performance of the engine room team.
Employment will be on a 6 month Fixed Term Contract from April 2021, working a notional 35 hours per week. You will be required to work across all days of the week including weekends and Bank Holidays.
In return we offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at sea but still go home at night!
How to apply:
If you are interested in this vacancy, please send your CV to EngOfficerrecruitment@wightlink.co.uk detailing your reason for applying, qualifications, skills and experience. Please include all your contact details including your address, landline and mobile telephone numbers.