Trainee Depot Engineer

Location: Campbeltown, Argyll & Bute, Scotland

An exciting opportunity has arisen as the OPA seek to appoint a Trainee Depot Engineer to be based at their OFD (Oil & Fuel Depot) located at Campbeltown, Argyll & Bute, Scotland, which is a top tier COMAH site.

This is a newly created dual function role where the post holder must be able to function as a Mechanical Maintenance Technician, and have career aspirations to develop their engineering knowledge and capability to become the Depot Engineer in Campbeltown, ensuring the Agency’s standards of inspection and maintenance are upheld throughout the OPA assets, to ensure the OPA meets its obligations under COMAH legislation.

The post is initially a hands-on maintenance role with technical administration responsibilities, and covers supporting the maintenance function at Campbeltown, while developing both engineering based academic studies and engineering supervisory skills in order to take up the role of Depot Engineer as part of the site succession plan within approximately an 18-month period.

The Trainee Depot Engineer must be able to function independently as a mechanical maintenance technician as part of the depot maintenance team but also develop their engineering knowledge to eventually support/deputise and develop into the Depot Engineer role in Campbeltown. Initially wrench time for the role will be 80%. The role requires an effective individual who can demonstrate strong leadership, can positively engage all stakeholders and motivate staff, travel to other OPA OFDs with a focus on ensuring a positive culture and that safety standards are maintained at all times. 

For a complete job description and to apply, please click here.
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