Trainee Engineer

Location : Esher, Surrey, England
Job Ref : EY76
Consultant : Emily Y James
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £19k per year


EY76: Trainee Engineer

Location: Sandown Park

Salary: £19,000 per Annum


First Military Recruitment is looking for a Trainee Engineer based in the Sandown Park area.

Our client is keen to offer opportunities to Ex-Military personnel, but all applications will be considered.

Must be able to work flexible hours for a 7-day operational business including weekends.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To work as part of the engineering team to assist in all matters relating to technical and safety aspects of the Daytona Venue’s engineering facility.
  • To work with the team to ensure that vehicles are available to meet the needs of the business to the standards required.
  • To assist in ensuring activities meet with and integrate with organisational requirements for quality management, health & safety, legal stipulations, environmental policies, and general duty of care.
  • The post holder must respect the confidentiality of data stored electronically and by other means in line with the Data Protection Act.
  • The post holder must accept responsibility for ensuring that the policies and procedures relating to Health & Safety in the workplace are adhered to at all times and report any failure of issues to the head of engineering.
  • The post holder is directly responsible to the venue head of engineering or in his absence the assistant head of engineering and must consult with then in regard of all major issues and changes.
  • To assist the engineering team by carrying out their duties to the very best of their ability so that high standards of safety, cleanliness and tidiness are achieved.
  • To participate in a duty rota that ensures that a member of the Engineering Team is always on site when there is any on or off-track activity. In addition, the rota will reflect the need for early starts and late finishes as required by the needs of the business.
  • To assist engineering with the operation of the stores system and to assist the keeping of stock to the agreed level especially by reporting stock levels and issues to the head of engineering in a timely manner.
  • To ensure that all worksheets and company records are completed in an accurate and timely manner and up to date as the work is completed.
  • To ensure that the correct number of vehicles are present at the required location or activity in a clean and serviceable condition as determined by the needs of the business.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Self-driven and results oriented person with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high quality.
  • Reliable, tolerant, and determined.
  • An eye for detail is essential and a pride in their work.
  • Well presented, friendly and professional.
  • Able to communicate with others and be a team player.
  • Mechanical experience is essential as a basic understanding of engineering principles.
  • Must be able to understand the importance of correct maintenance and the increasing need to ensure this is correctly recorded.
  • Basic writing skills are essential.
  • Good communication skills are an advantage.
  • A basic understanding of Excel and word, internet & e-mail would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Staff supervisory experience is required, as are the skills to motivate and set a positive example to a small team of engineers.

Location: Sandown Park

Salary: £19,000 per Annum

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