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Field Service Engineer (Diesel Engines / Marine)

Position: Lead Service Engineer (Marine Engines)

Job ID: 1298/20

Location: Newcastle

Type: Permanent

Salary: Good salary + Generous Overtime (average engineer takes 60k)

HSB Technical's marine team have a number of vacancies for multiple marine businesses covering the UK and overseas.

The maritime client I am recruiting for are currently looking for a Lead Marine Service Engineer to join the team. You will be part of large team working in the Marine and Offshore industries. As a Lead Service Engineer, you will work on and lead jobs with small teams or on solo projects. – Reporting directly to the Service Manager.

HSB Technical's client is a very established and well regarded entity within the Marine Sector.

Responsibilities (Brief Outline):

• A direct line manager link to engineering staff

• Liaise with customers and suppliers as appropriate

• Manage all assigned jobs according to the technical and work instructions supplied either on sole projects or leading a team

• Maintain contact with manager to establish existing workload and spares requirements

• Prepare for jobs by checking equipment, spares and documentation are ready

• Maintain a clean, organised and productive work area within the workshop and whilst on customers sites and also including company vehicles and equipment

• Allocate engineers to jobs and specific tasks

• Ensure company equipment is appropriate for the job and issued and returned on time

• Identify opportunities for additional work and report to management

• Ensure that all personal and company supplied tools and equipment are calibrated according to established procedures and are fit for purpose

• Carry out basic equipment maintenance, identify and correct faults and report to manager if required

• Observe established health, safety and environmental responsibilities – and comply with manufacturers guidelines when using tools and equipment

• Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with company Quality Management system and customer specifications or contracts

• Any other appropriate support to engineering function as required

• Hands on medium and high speed engine and ancillary equipment knowledge

• Management skills including motivation, training and development

• Ability to lead major engine overhauls

• HSE knowledge

• Marine Propulsion / Gearbox / Clutch experience

• Not essential – Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training

Knowledge/Skills Required:

• Medium and high speed engine plus ancillary equipment knowledge

• Management skills including motivation, training and development

• Computer skills (Microsoft package minimum)

• Relevant industry certification

• Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training

• HSE knowledge


• Driving licence

• Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (preferred but not essential)

This vacancy is being advertised by HSB Technical Ltd who has been appointed to act as the recruitment consultancy for this role

Plus Overtime & Benefits

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