Coastal Estates Engineer - North and East
£35,993 - £42,345 (dependent on experience) + Vehicle
North & East England Region
Our purpose is simple, to save lives at sea. Since the 19th century, our crews have been risking their lives to save those who are in danger of drowning. We’re looking for a Coastal Estates Engineer based in the North or East of England to join our Engineering and Supply Team.
Some of the benefits
• 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
As a Coastal Estates Engineer, you will be tasked with focus on the following areas:
• To undertake condition inspections, prepare reports and recommend maintenance / modification works as necessary to ensure they are compliant with current legislation, RNLI policies/performance requirements and remain safe and operational at all times.
• Ensure our buildings are maintained to the highest level and complaint with relevant RNLI and legal compliance standards.
• To identify requirements for specialist inspections and assessments, evaluate technical reports and recommend maintenance and modification works as necessary.
• To prepare specifications, schedules and other tender documentation arising out of condition inspections, specialist assessment or in line with the Regional Estates Strategy.
• To manage repair and construction projects ensuring the RNLI discharges all duties under the Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015 and/or the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013.
• Contract manage projects, including gaining statutory permissions and engagement with internal or external stakeholders such as Local Authorities, Building Control, the Marine Management Organisation and the Environment Agency as required.
• Create and manage a program of pre-planned building maintenance.
• To manage the annual programme of Lifeguard unit movements including delivery of new assets within CEE Area as tasked by the Regional Estates Manager, to include contract preparation and supervision, obtaining planning and/or landowner permission, building regulation consent and engagement with internal or external stakeholders.
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. You will be educated to degree level and/or with a proven building construction/civil engineering background.
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.
This vacancy covers Staithes and Runswick to Berwick-upon-Tweed. The successful candidate will need to be located in this area or a reasonable commutable distance.
If you want to support our organisation’s aim to reduce drowning as our new Coastal Estates Engineer, this could be the role for you.
Closing date: 1 August 2021.