• SKILLED ENGINEER

    Thorpe Park Resort

  • Job description

    DOWN TOOLS FOR AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY TO WORK ON AN ISLAND!

    THORPE PARK Resort - the UK’s #1 Thrill & Entertainments Capital

    If you are a Skilled Engineer, we’d love to speak to you, although you won’t need to be shipwrecked to wash up on our shores.

    In our great team community of Mechanical & Electrical Ride Engineers, you’ll be working in an atmosphere of spirited individuals, all working to the highest standards, keeping our Rides & Attractions running smoothly and to the highest standards of safety & efficiency. You’ll have full participation in the execution & planning of our annual winter maintenance & certification programmes, working to the highest standards required by HSE and statutory requirements.

    You’ll have the following skills & experience to join our Mechanical Ride Engineering team:

    • A proven knowledge of Mechanical engineering with the ability to carry out planned & un-planned safety inspection & maintenance work on amusement devices & associated equipment in accordance with HSG175
    • You’ll have completed a recognised apprenticeship or hold a recognised qualification e.g. City & Guild, BTEC, NVQ level 3, ONC – Mechanical engineering discipline as a minimum qualification
    • Ability to read & understand schematic drawings in order to carry out effective fault finding and diagnostics. Experience of working with hydraulic & pneumatic diagrams is essential
    • Experience of Health & Safety procedures relevant to engineering activities & the safe handling of heavy equipment

    You’ll have the following skills & experience for our Electrical Ride Engineering team:

    • A proven knowledge of Electrical engineering with the ability to carry out planned & un-planned safety inspection & maintenance work on amusement devices & associated equipment in accordance with HSG175
    • ONC/BTEC Level 3 or equivalent in an Electrical/Electronic Engineering discipline
    • Ability to read and use engineering drawings
    • Knowledge of AC/DC drives and their associated motors or pumps and PLC fault-finding
    • Experience working with hydraulics and pneumatics

    These exciting positions are Full-Time, Permanent, averaging 40 hours per week & will include some weekends & bank holidays as required.

    Benefits: Alongside competitive annual salaries & 28 days paid holiday, you can look forward to enjoying great benefits including a Group Personal Pension Plan; a Merlin Magic pass, giving you 40 free tickets annually, to any of our attractions worldwide; 25% discount in our retail shops & restaurants; 40% discount online off LEGO products, and much more!

    So come and meet us for a chat, free welcome drink & an interview with one of our friendly team members to hear all about these exciting team roles & potential career opportunities in one of the World’s most entertaining companies; Merlin Entertainments.

  • If you think you'd be perfect for this role, we'd love to hear from you

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