THORPE PARK Resort, Staines Road
Chertsey, SURREY, KT16 8PN
We are recruiting for a Mechanical Engineering here at Thorpe Park Resort!
As a Mechanical Engineer here at the Resort, you will keep our Rides & Attractions and equipment & facilities, to a high standard of safety and efficiency. You will also fully participate in the execution and planning of the annual winter maintenance and certification programme, including all associated record keeping as demanded by HSE guidance notes and statutory requirements.
We are looking for the following skills and experience;
A sound knowledge of mechanical engineering and the ability to carry out planned and un-planned safety inspection and maintenance work on amusement devices and associated equipment in accordance with HSG175
To have completed a recognised apprenticeship or hold a recognised qualification e.g. City & Guild, BTEC, NVQ level 3, ONC in a mechanical engineering discipline as a minimum qualification
Experience of fabrication, particularly coded welding, desirable but not essential
The ability to read and understand schematic drawings in order to carry out effective fault finding and diagnostics. Experience of working with hydraulic and pneumatic diagrams is essential
Electrical principals appropriate to actuation of mechanical systems
Experience of Health & Safety procedures relevant to engineering activities and the safe handling of heavy equipment
Experience of PPM systems of work
As part of a shift team, must be able to respond quickly and safely to ride shutdowns to ensure maximum ride availability. This will include working at height and confined spaces
‘What’s in it for me?’ I hear you ask!
Alongside a competitive salary…
28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
Group Personal Pension Plan
FREE tickets to our Merlin attractions worldwide
40% discount on LEGO online
Training & Development opportunities within Thorpe Park and Merlin Entertainments globally
…and much more!
This is Full-Time, Permanent role, averaging 40 hours per week and will include weekends and bank holidays as required.