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Mechanical Design Technician

Trinity House Lighthouse Service
Harwich, Essex
£30,317 – £32,581 pro rata
Closing date
20 Feb 2022
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Mechanical Design Technician

Salary £30,317 – £32,581 pro rata

Part-time 25 hours per week

Based in Harwich


•            A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity

  • An environment with flexible working options

•            Learning and Development tailored to your role

•            A Civil Service pension

As the General Lighthouse Authority for England, Wales, the Channel Islands and Gibraltar we deliver reliable, efficient and cost-effective aids to navigation such as lighthouses, lightvessels, buoys and radio navigation, ensuring thousands of mariners navigate their way safely around the UK’s busiest waters. Proud of our reputation afforded to us by many centuries of dedication to the nation’s maritime infrastructure, we are a forward-thinking organisation and it is our ability to meet new demands  and the changing requirements of the modern mariner that keeps us relevant and effective.

We are looking for a mechanically bias design engineer to join our team based at our Harwich depot. As part of the design team the role would require you to create and modify drawings and designs used within the business using the latest computer aided design software. You would also be expected on occasion to undertake site survey visits across our diverse lighthouse estate as part of a project delivery team re-engineering lighthouses. It is essential that you have a minimum of an ONC in a mechanical engineering discipline and you have previous experience of working within a computer based drawing management system.

If you are interested in this opportunity and keen to develop your skills and experience with Trinity House, please click on the ‘more details’ button at the bottom of this advert to download the job description and complete the online application form.

As an equal opportunities employer, Trinity House is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.  We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds, to apply.

Applications to be received by Midnight on 20th February 2022

Interviews to be held in Harwich on 2nd / 3rd March 2022


Trinity House is a charity dedicated to safeguarding shipping and seafarers, providing education, support and welfare to the seafaring community with a statutory duty as a General Lighthouse Authority to deliver a reliable, efficient and cost-effective aids to navigation service for the benefit and safety of all mariners

As the General Lighthouse Authority for England, Wales, the Channel Islands and Gibraltar, we are a world leader in the provision of aids to navigation.

Providing nearly 600 aids to navigation, the service uses three ships and new technology to deliver a leading-edge service.

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