Multi-skilled Engineer

Organisation: Scottish Canals

Salary: Circa £35k, pay award pending

Location: Grangemouth

We are looking for an experienced Multi-skilled Engineer to join our team based at Grangemouth. The role is offered on a permanent basis, working shift pattern 4 ON/4 OFF, 8am – 8pm summer, 8am – 6pm winter. Applicants must have served a recognised electrical apprenticeship or have appropriate electrical qualification including experience in working with 3phase 415v equipment.

Scottish Canals offer a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days, rising to 39 after 5 years (inc. public holidays), along with enhanced sick pay, childcare vouchers, discounted shopping vouchers, and a contributory pension scheme with up to 10% employer contribution.

The Multi-skilled Engineer will ensure the safe and efficient implementation of the M&E work programmes as delegated by the M&E Supervisor.  They will assess the need to re-prioritise tasks and resources as work progresses, seeking appropriate guidance from M&E Supervisor.

The successful candidate will be responsible for planning works to ensure that the team have the required level of PPE, tools and equipment and competence within the M&E team to carryout works efficiently, effectively and safely.  They will coordinate and instruct the team to deliver agreed works, ensuring team are efficiently deployed and adequately trained for the tasks.

Using technical expertise, you will undertake breakdown response, fault investigation, repair, maintenance and improvement works to a variety of equipment and installations throughout the canal network, including The Falkirk Wheel, Kelpies, Automated Moving Bridges, Hydraulic automated Locks, Marine craft repairs and facilities maintenance.

The successful individual will be required to utilise their experience and judgement when issues need upward referral.

Day to Day tasks for the role include:

Working within your skill set, experience, knowledge, training and ability you will be expected to contribute towards delivering the agreed M&E planned preventative maintenance programme, new installations, planned inspections, effective fault diagnosis and repair.
Under supervision, produce recommendations to minor problems, undertaking project design and leadership where appropriate.
Comply with SC Health & Safety policy and defined standards, report incidents, accidents and near misses.
Complete point of work risk assessments and make adjustments to work methods where appropriate.
Assist in drawing up Risk Assessments, Method Statements, Permits to Work and Isolation Method Statements for works relevant to area of expertise and knowledge.
Supervise and control works of the team including M&E Technicians, Operatives and contractors.
Prioritise workload and other competing elements of multiple planned preventative maintenance, minor works, projects and contracts.

 Skills/Experience Required:​​​​​​​

Recognised qualification / Time Served Apprenticeship in Mechanical and / or Electrical Engineering
Knowledge and experience of working on multi discipline sites, delivering works in an engineering environment.
Full driving licence required
Health and Safety awareness/qualifications.
Competence in the issuing and use of all company Permit to Work systems.
Risk assessment and method statement training
It is desirable you have experience in running and maintaining waterway infrastructure and industrial machinery, particularly with respect to electrical and mechanical disciplines.
Practical experience of computerised maintenance management packages

Application Deadline: Monday 05/12/2022