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Aids to Navigation Field Technician

The Company

Since the 1970’s the Briggs Group have grown to become one of the world leaders in the marine and environmental services industry, currently employing just under 800 dedicated members of staff.

Providing clients with services ranging from terminal operations to subsea cable repair, we are committed to employing dedicated and skilled staff looking for a career that offers stability, genuine career progression and recognition.

Our core values support the Company’s mission and decision making and provides a benchmark for everything that we believe in. They are the Companies fundamental beliefs and are integrated into every employee process shaping the Company’s culture for future success.

The Role

We are excited to present an exceptional opportunity for a Technician to join our Aids to Navigation team located at our Burntisland facility. In this position, you will assume a critical role in responding to outages, conducting maintenance tasks, and executing installations of Aids to Navigation (AtoN) and associated equipment.

Initially, this role will serve as a Trainee position, with the duration contingent upon your experience, aimed at providing a comprehensive understanding of the (AtoN) and Moorings.

Main Duties:

  • Work closely with and learn from Senior AtoN Technicians.
  • Undertake installation, scheduled inspections repairs and maintenance shore side and floating AtoN and mooring systems.
  • Complete documentation & reports associated with work and task
  • Respond to AtoN outages and faults to meet company/client requirements.
  • Ensure all activities are delivered within agreed time scales.
  • Pilot fast response vessel and maintain equipment to code standards, all training provided
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with all stakeholders
  • Inspect, test and report on AtoN equipment and hardware
  • Undertake quality assurance checks on buoys and equipment
  • Work within a Safe System of Work (SSOW)

The Candidate

Flexibility in working hours and the capability to work away from home when necessary to accommodate business requirements are vital aspects of this role. A full UK driving license is a prerequisite.

The successful candidate will have background in a marine workboat or technical environment & hold a relevant qualification or demonstrate competence. Holding a current ENG1 Medical or being able to pass this is prerequisite.

What’s in it for you?

The right candidate will receive civil & industry recognised qualifications relating to operation of Plant (NPORS / PAL), Safety Training (NPORS),  Powerboat Licence (RYA) & STCW training (MCA) as well as various other recognised certificates & courses.

Technicians will be given use of company van which may be used for commuting to & from Burntisland.

We offer an excellent package with pension, life assurance, Cycle to Work scheme and much more as well as opportunities for on-the-job training and career progression within a stable environment.

As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining.

The next steps

You must be able to provide relevant documentation confirming that you have the right to work in the UK.  

Please follow the link below to apply or feel free to call for further information.

  • Role Details

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  • Role Type
    Permanent | Fulltime
  • Closing Date
    Jun 14, 2024
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