Facilities Technician

Organisation: Edinburgh Dungeon

Salary: £10.92 per hour plus benefits

Location: Edinburgh City

OI PEASANTS! WE’RE RECRUITING… Fancy a job like no other? If you have facilities and maintenance experience, then prepare to swap your current work environment for one that’s far from traditional!

Edinburgh Dungeon is currently seeking a Facilities Technician to provide vital support to our attraction, ensuring its unique brand of scary fun is being delivered at an efficient level.

What you need

Basic carpentry and electrical experience with knowledge of using relevant power tools and equipment
Knowledge of Health and Safety, risk assessments, Planned Preventative Maintenance systems of work and LOLER/PUWER (desirable)
Be a positive and self-motivated individual with a strong eye for detail
Be someone who takes pride in their work
Competent in using relevant IT packages
Helping to maintain and operate our shows and rides and working in a small multi-skilled team of dungeon dwellers, you’ll be responsible for the maintenance of equipment, theming, rides, and the facility. Including carrying out electrical and mechanical inspection, ride checks and provide support to the daily operation of this thrilling attraction.

This naturally means you’ll be dealing with both routine maintenance and breakdowns and therefore you will work swiftly and with care to diagnose and resolve problems. Utilising your hands-on knowledge and experience you will sustain minimal downtime of rides and themed attractions for the visiting peasants.

You will also provide timely and regular communication to the Technical Manager regarding operational issues, ensuring the earliest possible resolution and displaying the ability to make sound decisions and take decisive action.

This role is permanent and full-time, offering a minimum of 30 hours per week. Our attraction is open daily, so flexibility in hours and days working will be needed. Shifts vary, and normally consist of daily shifts of early Duty Tech 9am -5pm and late Duty Tech 10.30am-19.30pm (During peak season and weekends) and 9.30am -17.30pm (out of season).

Alongside helping transport guests back to Edinburgh’s darkest history, you’ll also receive:

Hourly rate of £10.92 paid fortnightly
25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants and 40% off LEGO online
Merlin Magic Pass – giving you free tickets to all our attractions worldwide for you, your family, and friends every year
Discounted rates at Merlin hotels all over the world
Cycle to work scheme and O2 discount

Application Deadline: Monday 24/10/2022