Senior Technician Pilot Cutters & Barges-Marine Sco

Faslane | Other

Senior Technician Pilot Cutters & Barges-Marine Scotland
Faslane, G84 7JU
Permanent, Full time, (2 weeks B2B)

Competitive salary plus benefits 


Serco have an exciting opportunity as a Senior Technician Pilot Cutters and Barges to join the Marine Team in Faslane.

As the Pilot, Boat and Barge Engineer, your purpose is to support and maintain the Pilot Cutters and respective barge(s), mechanically and electrically as required to allow all operations to be undertaken and to undertake the role of Barge Operative when required for liquid transfers. This will include the day to day of the vessels, logs and maintenance record, recording and reporting data as required.


Main Accountabilities:


  • Support Planned Maintenance and both normal and emergency repair work when required.
  • To support the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of all onboard systems.
  • Consult with Operations and Technical as required to achieve a maximum output and support to operation and vessels.
  • Keep the Operations and Technical Superintendent appraised of any issues that may have a bearing on the operational output.
  • Assist with and ensure compliance with all relevant Oil and Environmental Pollution Prevention Legislation and to ensure that all responsible Officers are familiar with Emergency Procedures, Contingency Plans and capable of operating all Safety and Pollution Prevention equipment and appliance.
  • Become familiar with details of vessel's construction, machinery and operating characteristics.
  • Conduct routine planning and maintenance iaw the maintenance schedule.
  • Support with and via external contractors, ensuring that any repair work being undertaken is carried out in a satisfactory manner.
  • Escort and work with contractors as required.
  • Formulate and return any reports if and as required by the company.
  • To carry-out any additional duties that may reasonably be requested by the company and in line with the individual's requisite qualifications.
  • Support barge operations for the barge that the individual is assigned to or working on be it fuel, sewage or sullage barge.
  • To fulfil the role of barge operative when conducting barge operations.

What you'll need to do the role:


  • Minimum CoC as an Engineer Officer of the Watch or higher, ie 2nd Engineer.
  • In date ENG1
  • Any requisite STCW qualification to fulfil the primary role of the selected individual.
  • Basic Level Management / Leadership training or demonstrable equivalence.
  • Interpersonal skills adaptable to work with a small crew.
  • Knowledge of SMS and the ISM Code.
  • IT awareness
  • Health and Safety awareness
  • Marine Industry Background.
  • Understanding of a planned maintenance System (such as AMOS)


What we offer


  • Competitive salaries with annual reviews
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Simply Health Plans, free flu vaccines and more.
  • A Serco benefits portal offering a wide range of discounts for major high street brands in Retail, Leisure & Hospitality
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team where you'll get the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion.
  • Interesting and enjoyable work.
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities.

To discover more about our careers in Defence, meet our team, and to find out more about what we offer, please follow this Link. We're also a signatory of the UK Governments Women in Defence Charter, to find out more please click here.


Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens, we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 


At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. As a proud Disability Confident Leader and holder of the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard, disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. 



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02/08/2024 01:08:00
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