Coastal Estates Engineer – West Kirby to Silloth and the Isle of Man

£35993 - £42345 per annum
10 Nov 2020
29 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Coastal Estates Engineer – West Kirby to Silloth and the Isle of Man
Covering the North West (from West Kirby on the Wirral to Silloth on the Scottish border, including the Isle of Man)

The organisation

Our client’s purpose is simple, to save lives at sea. Since the 19th century, their crews have been risking their lives to save those who are in danger of drowning. They’re looking for a Coastal Estates Engineer to join their Engineering and Supply Team.

The charity provides a 24-hour lifeboat service from 238 stations and a seasonal lifeguard service on 240 beaches around the coast of the UK and ROI. The built facilities and structures upon which these essential services depend are often in challenging and exposed locations, requiring a continuous programme of inspection, maintenance, installation and development.

Some of the benefits

- Salary of £35,993 - £42,345 (dependent on experience)
- Flexible working
- 26 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays
- Outstanding pension scheme (contributions of up to 16% of basic salary)
- Life assurance
- Health and dental cash plan

Your role

The role of Coastal Estates Engineer plays an integral part in supporting our client’s 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 works, and monitor contractor performance against safety, quality and cost criteria.

About you

To be considered as the Coastal Estates Engineer, you will need extensive practical experience of managing buildings and construction/maintenance works at a professional level, ideally in a maritime environment.

Educated to degree level and/or with proven building construction/civil engineering experience, you will possess commercial and financial acumen, excellent IT and communication skills and the ability to work effectively at both strategic and operational levels. This will be matched with a highly motivated, organised approach, a thorough understanding of current maintenance procedures and an embedded attitude towards Health and Safety practices and regulations.

This vacancy covers West Kirby on the Wirral to Silloth on the Scottish border, including the Isle of Man.

So, as a Coastal Estates Engineer you will thrive in an environment where you are managing and delivering multiple concurrent projects over diverse geographical and technical areas, using skill and sound judgement to provide practical solutions to engineering problems safely and efficiently.

If you want to help support our organisation’s aim to reduce drowning, this could be the role for you. Please apply via the button shown.

This post requires a valid driving licence.

Our client is committed to safeguarding; ensuring the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. They 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).

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

Other organisations may call this role Estates Engineer, Buildings Engineer, Building Maintenance Engineer, Estate Maintenance Engineer, Regional Estates Engineer, Facilities Engineer, Estate Operations Engineer, Estates Manager, or Estates Infrastructure Manager.

The closing date for applications is the 29th November 2020.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Coastal Estates 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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