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Motorman

  • Post Date:2nd November 2021
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  • Rank Boatman
    Vessel Type Specialist/other
    Location Type Deepsea
  • Offered Salary £25,000-£29,999
Job Description

Please quote ref no: BAS 21/145

Closing date for applications: 14 Nov 2021

 Main Description

The British Antarctic Survey is looking for a PO Motorman to work on the Royal Research Ship Sir David Attenborough.

Who we are

British Antarctic Survey (BAS) delivers and enables world-leading interdisciplinary research in the Polar Regions. Its skilled science and support staff based in Cambridge, Antarctica and the Arctic, work together to deliver research that uses the Polar Regions to advance our understanding of Earth as a sustainable planet. Through its extensive logistic capability and know how BAS facilitates access for the British and international science community to the UK polar research operation. Numerous national and international collaborations, combined with an excellent infrastructure help sustain a world leading position for the UK in Antarctic affairs.

British Antarctic Survey is a component of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). NERC is part of UK Research and Innovation www.ukri.org We employ experts from many different professions to carry out our Science as well as to keep the lights on, feed the research and support teams and keep everyone safe! If you are looking for an opportunity to work with amazing people in amazing places, then British Antarctic Survey could be for you. We aim to attract the best people for those jobs.

Qualifications: Seafarer Medical Certificate (ENG1) without restrictions

  • Proficiency in Designated Security Duties
  • Four Elements of STCW basic training to STCW 2010, as amended (PST, FPFF, EFA & PSSR)
  • STCW Advanced Fire Fighting
  • Previous experience as a Motorman or suitable Engineering-related
  • Formal Engineering qualifications such as City and Guilds
  • STCW A-III/5 Able Seafarer Engine Certificate
  • Helideck Emergency Response Team Member
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats
  • Evidence of continual professional development

Duration: Open-Ended

Salary: £27,429 per annum

Please quote reference for any queries: BAS 21/145 Publication date: 29 October 2021

Closing date for receipt of application forms is: 14 November 2021 Interviews are scheduled to be held on: 26 November 2021

At BAS, our vision is to be a world-leading centre for polar science and operations. Making our vision a reality depends on the excellence and diversity of our staff. We are committed to creating a workplace where all our staff can flourish and succeed. BAS is a Disability Confident employer, we are proud to hold a bronze Athena Swan award and we are a member of enei, the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion.

We appreciate the importance of achieving work-life balance and support this with a number of family and carer-friendly policies. Plus a flexible working policy for those who may wish to amend their working pattern or arrangement.

Formal Description

PO Motorman

Ref No.: BAS 21/145

Closing Date: 14 Nov 2021

 

1. Job Title: PO Motorman
Reference No: BAS 21/145
Department: Ships Operations team
Line Manager:
Contract Type: Full Time

2.    Location:

Ship

Purpose:

  • To assist with the safety, cleanliness and maintenance of machinery spaces. ▪
  • To work as directed by the Second Engineer. ▪ To take part in Engine Room watch keeping roster at sea and in port as ▪ To plan and execute carefully all duties and tasks assigned to them

Duties:

To work to the requirements and instructions of the Second Engineer.

  • To assist Engineers, the Electrical Technical Officer (ETO) and Deck Engineer as
  • To assist in the safe loading and stowing of spares, stores and
  • To assist with routine maintenance as instructed, including oiling and greasing
  • To assist CPO Motorman with PMS Routines as directed/advised by Second Engineer.
  • To help maintain machinery spaces, workshops and storage areas in a clean, tidy and safe
  • To assist in the fabric maintenance of machinery spaces including those outside the main engine rooms.
  • To assist the CPO with the Accommodation Bathroom vacuum toilet units maintenance as required.
  • To assist Engineers with cleaning purifiers as required.
  •  To clean such public accommodation spaces as directed by the Second Engineer, in the event of leakages, spills, etc. that would fall within the remit of the Engineering Department.
  • To use the Permit to Work system, as directed by the Second Engineer.
  • To assist the Polar Chief Engineer and Fourth Engineer during bunkering operations with hose management and bunkering supervision as required and advised.
  • To assist in Engine room watch keeping as sea and in port as required by Second Engineer.
  • To operate waste processing equipment as
  • To complete morning rounds of machinery spaces as directed by Second Engineer ensuring any defects are noted, and if appropriate cleaned up, reporting all defects to Second Engineer.
  • To be a trained member of the Flight Deck fire-fighting
  • To undertake any other duties consistent with the key responsibilities and duties of the post, as directed by the Ship Master.

Skills Specification

PO Motorman

Ref No.: BAS 21/145

Closing Date: 14 Nov 2021

Essential Requirements

Knowledge and experience

  • Awareness of health, safety, security and environmental issues
  • Demonstrate an appropriate level of professional knowledge
  • A basic level of seamanship skills
  • Previous relevant engineering experience
Other Factors   * Additional hours of work will be required occasionally to suit the demands of the ship’s operating schedule/allocated routine tasks, or when considered necessary by the Polar Chief Engineer Officer
  • To assist with specific marine related activities or projects by working in the offices of BAS, as and when required

Qualifications   * Seafarer Medical Certificate (ENG1) without restrictions

  • Proficiency in Designated Security Duties
  • Four Elements of STCW basic training to STCW 2010, as amended (PST, FPFF, EFA & PSSR)
  • STCW A-III/5 Able Seafarer Engine Certificate
  • Helideck Emergency Response Team Member
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats
  • Evidence of continual professional development

Desirable Requirements Importance rating in parenthesis

  • Previous experience as a Motorman or suitable Engineering- related (2)
  • STCW (2)

Advanced Fire Fighting

  • Formal Engineering qualifications such as City and Guilds Certificate (2)

Skills and Competencies

  • Appropriate mechanical skills
  • Confident and articulate written and oral communication skills at all levels
  • Basic IT skills
  • Knowledge of Planned Maintenance systems and reporting of spares
  • Knowledge of Permit to Work Systems