Location: Legoland Windsor, SL4 4AY
Hours: Open Season (March-Oct): 4 on 2off 06:00-14:30/14:00-22:30 Closed Season (Nov-Feb) Mon-Fri 07:00-15:30
Salary: up to £38,000 + bonus, pension, life assurance, holiday and Merlin Magic Pass – 20 free tickets to our attractions rising to 40 after a year’s service
Do you have experience of working as a Mechanical Engineer or Technician?
Do you have experience of working within a heavy automated environment?
Are you looking for a new role and looking to join one of the world’s largest leisure & entertainments providers?
We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join our Rides Engineering Team at the UK’s favourite children’s theme park; the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort. The LEGOLAND Windsor Resort is the ultimate destination for families with children age 2-12. The Resort is home to two awesome LEGO themed Hotels and a host of rides, shows and attractions built around the iconic LEGO® brick. This role is based at the Windsor theme park, located in 150 acres of beautiful parkland.
Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor the Mechanical Engineer will form part of our rides maintenance team with the responsibility of completing a variety of planned (PPM’s) and reactive maintenance across our rides and attractions.
What the job of a Mechanical Engineer involves
To work as operational engineer carrying out the Planned Preventative Maintenance schedule, safety checks and ride start up procedures.
To provide an effective breakdown service that will facilitate excellent ride availability and safety for our guests and staff.
To complete documentation relating to statutory safety checks and maintenance work undertaken on rides, equipment and facilities as described in departmental procedures and HSE guidance (HSG175).
To carry out the winter strip programme in order to facilitate a thorough annual inspection of our amusement devices, all in order to obtain a Declaration Of Conformity (DOC) to the agreed deadlines.
We are looking for the following skills and experience:
Qualified to a City & Guild, NVQ level 2 or equivalent within an Mechanical Engineering / Technician discipline
Experience of working within a heavy industrial / automated environment such as; FMCG, Manufacturing, Logistics, Airport or Theme Park
Experience of PPM Systems of Work
Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems
Benefits of joining LEGOLAND Windsor
28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
Private pension scheme
Life assurance scheme
Employee assistance programme
Ongoing Training & Development
Merlin Magic Pass – 20 free tickets for you, your family and friends to enjoy all of our Merlin Attractions across the world rising to 40 after a year’s service
25% discount in Merlin retail shops and restaurants
40% discount online off LEGO, and much more!
A job with Merlin isn’t like a job anywhere else. With attractions around the world, from rollercoasters to wax figures, we don’t trade in suits, handshakes or briefcases. We trade in fun. In smiles, shrieks and spine-tingles. In Memories. In magic. But there are no tricks behind our magic. Instead, there are people like you. Passionate, dedicated people who are committed to making sure our worldwide attractions and guests’ experiences are the best they can be.
To apply for the position of Mechanical Maintenance Technician within the rides maintenance team, please use the apply now function
LEGOLAND Windsor Resort is an equal opportunities employer and will provide reasonable support to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. If you feel that you need any additional support or reasonable adjustments to take part in the interview process, please contact the Recruitment Team on email@example.com
Here at Merlin Entertainments we are proud to have a diverse workforce, and we’re all about providing equal opportunities to the whole team. Because of this we are committed to an active all together programme which starts with our recruitment and selection process.