Coastal Estates Engineer: €52,585 - €61,865 / £35,993 - £42,345 + Vehicle Homebased | Ref: 12254
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 to join our Engineering and Supply Team. The RNLI 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.
To be considered for the role of Coastal Estates Engineer, you will need extensive practical experience of managing buildings, maintenance and construction works at a professional level, ideally in a maritime environment. As our ideal candidate, you’ll be Educated to Degree level or have proven experience in building construction/civil engineering. 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.
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. You should be comfortable managing large scale maintenance projects as well as contracts for statutory planned preventive maintenance. This vacancy covers the half of the Island of Ireland from Clifden on the West Coast to Skerries on the East Coast including Northern Ireland.
The role of Coastal Estates Engineer plays an integral part in supporting our 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.
Some of the benefits:
- Flexible working 26 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holiday
- Outstanding pension scheme (contributions of up to 16% of basic salary)
- Life assurance
- Health and dental cash plan If you want to help support our organisation’s aim to reduce drowning, this could be the role for you.
To apply, please go to: https://jobs.rnli.org/vacancy/coastal-estates-engineer---ireland--449467.html
Closing date: 25 July 2021.
Interview date: w/c 16 August 2021.