Multi-Skilled Mechanical Engineer 

Ainscough Industrial Services
Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
£Competitive Plus Benefits
24 Jun 2019
22 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Multi-Skilled Mechanical Engineer 
Bath, Somerset (with occasional travel to other sites) 

About Us 

Ainscough Industrial Services (AIS) is an industrial engineering services group that provides turnkey engineering solutions to customers across the UK and Europe. 

AIS Seward Wyon is a division within our group that specialises in mechanical handling and lifting equipment. Often working in ports, this division delivers large projects for customers in the defence, aerospace and power sectors. 

We frequently support the dismantling of large objects, such as cranes – and in one case, an aircraft hangar. Recently, we dismantled a crane, moving it from Bristol Docks to Glastonbury, to support the set-up of Glastonbury festival. 

We’re now looking for a Multi-Skilled Mechanical Engineer to join our team and support the delivery of AIS Seward Wyon’s projects.  

The Benefits  

- Competitive salary 
- Contributory pension scheme 
- DIS    
- Rewards system 
- Great development opportunities

The Role

As a Multi-Skilled Mechanical Engineer, you will install, maintain and service mechanical handling equipment, both in our workshop in Bath and at sites throughout the UK.  

Specifically, you will: 

- Complete servicing, preventative maintenance and repair works 
- Carry out fault-finding, parts replacement and repairs on heavy plant and machinery 
- Support Welders and Fabricators with minor cosmetic repairs through to major structural repairs 
- Help the Slingers and Riggers to dismantle redundant plant and construct new equipment 
- Measure mechanical components to determine their wear and expected lifespan 
- Help with the assembly, testing, commissioning, setting to work and through-life maintenance of mechanical equipment 

Please note, this is a physically demanding role that will involve working at heights. 

About You 

To join us as a Multi-Skilled Mechanical Engineer, you’ll need: 

- Excellent maintenance knowledge
- A time served engineering apprenticeship 
- A full driving licence 
- At a minimum, a Level 3 NVQ qualification (or equivalent)

Experience of some, or all, of the following would be beneficial: cranes, mechanical handling equipment, material handling plant, lifting equipment and industrial gearboxes, brakes and couplings. 

Experience of any of the following would also be an advantage: fabrication and welding techniques, mobile line boring equipment, including setting-up and completing machining operations, slinging/rigging operations, or engineering/maintaining heavy plant/equipment in a port of similar environment. A basic understanding of electrical engineering would be equally favourable. 

Other companies may call this role Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance & Repair Engineer, Preventative Maintenance Engineer, Senior Maintenance Technician, Plant Maintenance Engineer or Engineer.  

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Multi-Skilled Mechanical Engineer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

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