Coastal Infrastructure Engineer - South

Poole, Dorset
£35,993 - £42,345 DOE Plus Excellent Benefits
04 Apr 2019
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Coastal Infrastructure Engineer – South
Home Based (with travel throughout the South of England) 
£35,993 - £42,345 DOE Plus Excellent Benefits

The RNLI provides a 24-hour lifeboat service from 238 stations and a seasonal lifeguard service on 220 beaches around the coast of the UK, ROI and the Isle of Man.

The infrastructure which these essential services depend on include; Lifeboat Stations, Shops, Slipways, Launch Ramps, Moorings, Pontoons and all other key infrastructure required to ensure that we maintain our 24 hour lifeboat service. They are in challenging, remote and exposed locations, requiring a continuous programme of inspection, maintenance, installation and improvement.

The role of Coastal Infrastructure Engineer plays an integral part in supporting our lifesaving service through the safe, efficient and effective management of this unique and diverse infrastructure. You will have significant responsibility for an operational portfolio including the requirement to accurately assess condition, specify and procure planned and emergency maintenance works, and monitor contractor performance against safety, quality and cost criteria.  

The role is home based and will require travel to each of the locations within the portfolio for which a vehicle will be provided. Working from home will require use of initiative and a ‘can do’ attitude, but also allows a flexible approach to the working week. 

The position we are looking to fill covers the coastline from Lyme Regis to Mudeford in Dorset and the Channel Islands. The area contains 9 Lifeboat Stations and 28 Lifeguard Beaches.

To be considered, you will need: 

- Extensive practical experience of managing buildings and construction and/or maintenance works at a professional level, ideally in a maritime environment 
- A degree level qualification in building construction or civil engineering (or equivalent) 
- A full driving licence 

Ideally, you’ll be a member of a professional body, such as the CIOB, ICE, or RICS. It would also be beneficial if you had Incorporated Engineer status. 

The RNLI is committed to safeguarding; ensuring the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk.  We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

The suitability of all prospective employees and volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. This will include relevant criminal record checks being carried out dependent on the eligibility of the role. (England & Wales; DBS check, Scotland; Disclosure Scotland PVG, Northern Ireland; Access NI, Republic of Ireland; Garda Vetting).   

The closing date for applications is the 28th April 2019, with interviews scheduled to be held on the week commencing the 13th May 2019. 

Our staff and volunteers have been saving lives at sea without prejudice for nearly 200 years. We respect and value diversity of background, skills and perspectives within our teams, and consider it essential to help us deliver a world-class lifesaving service. We are an inclusive organisation and welcome applications from everyone. In addition to having the skills needed for the role, we also look for applicants who share our commitment to living our RNLI values (trustworthy, courageous, selfless, and dependable), and helping us work towards our goals of halving drowning in the UK and Ireland by 2024. This involves a growing commitment to preventative action, using our expertise to work in partnership with communities locally, nationally and internationally to prevent drowning.

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This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

Additional Keywords: Coastal Infrastructure Engineer, Infrastructure Engineer, Construction Engineer, Maritime Maintenance Engineer, Technical Project Manager, Buildings Infrastructure Engineer, Civil Engineer, Construction. 

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