Senior Technical Officer- Tonbridge MSP

Last updated 2 days ago
Job Type:Full Time


Tonbridge, GB

Department Name

MK ATME 1 Tonbridge Indirect (832202) G1

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Brief Description

Providing specialist technical support and guidance to a Maintenance Engineering team, you'll focus strongly on quality control and analysis. It's a varied role in which you'll help the team develop and excel.

About the role (External)

You'll provide vital, specialist technical support and guidance to the Maintenance Engineering team. It's an excellent opportunity to hone your skills in your chosen discipline. Reporting to the Principal Technical Officer, you'll enjoy a varied role, with the scope to make a big impact across diverse areas of work.

Your focus will be on careful analysis and quality control. We'll look to you to manage the preparation of work and resource specifications, method statements and plans. We'll also expect you to proactively check the quality of work that's delivered. You'll confirm assets are compliant to the highest standards. You'll carry out technical inspections, investigations and data analysis. You'll design, install, test and commission equipment.And you'll sometimes take a hands-on role, both carrying out and supervising technical tasks, surveys and design work. Along the way, you'll shape both your own ongoing development and that of others.

Essential Criteria

    Proven knowledge of technical support activities and techniques

      Experience and insight spanning maintenance processes, systems and standards

        Understanding of design requirements, processes and techniques

          Able to demonstrate, promote and embed safe working behaviours within the team

            Excellent communication skills, both in person and in writing

            Desirable Criteria

              Able to coach, influence and develop others

                Hold or be working towards and NVQ level 2 or 3 (or equivalent) in an engineering/leadership subject

                  Able and willing to drive vehicles as required by business need

                  This role involves days, nights and weekend working, and is a safety critical role so subject to drug and alcohol testing and passing of the relevant medical assessment.

                  How to apply (External)

                  Salary: £20,000-£30,000 plus regional allowances

                  Closing date: 4th August 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.

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