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As an island nation, the UK is almost entirely reliant of the safe arrival and departure of shipping from its ports, with around 95% of the UK’s goods entering or leaving the UK by sea. Every single person in the UK consumes goods daily that have been imported by ship. Manufacturers, energy companies, supermarkets, hospitals and many more vital services rely on ships and seafarers for their imports. Some 65 million sea-borne passengers globally rely on shipping for access to public services, employment, business and holiday travel every year.

While Trinity House is a charity dedicated to safeguarding shipping and seafarers, its role as a General Lighthouse Authority is essential to the prosperity of the UK.


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We are proud to have signed the Women in Maritime Pledge. As a signatory of the pledge, we are making clear our support for creating positive change within our organisation and collectively across the UK maritime sector. “We are committed to building an employment culture that actively supports and celebrates gender diversity, at all levels, throughout our organisation, and our industry.”

Buoy Yard Team Member

Permanent, Full Time

Swansea

GBP 23,003 - 25,303

Trinity House works for the benefit and safety of all mariners as a General Lighthouse Authority and maritime charity. As a General Lighthouse Authority we operate marine aids to navigation that are critical to the safety of ships and seafarers, providing an essential service for the prosperity of our island nation. As a self-funding maritime charity we provide education, support and welfare to the seafaring community.

Our people are central to our reputation as a leading maritime organisation, as is our commitment as an employer to developing the skills, capabilities and potential of our workforce.

We’re looking for a proactive individual to join our Buoy Yard team, working under the supervision of the Buoy Yard Supervisor. Duties include general labour, water jetting, driving, assembly, slinging, station attendance, and minor building maintenance, all to be performed in accordance with health and safety policies and relevant laws.

There will be occasional opportunities to work on lighthouses as part of our technical team, presenting a potential career path.

We strongly encourage and support both formal and informal learning and development.

We would love to hear from you if you have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

Skills and experience
- Previous experience in a similar industrial role.
- An appropriate level of practical training
- Full driving licence
- Good working knowledge of Health & Safety in a similar environment
- Ability to follow instructions and Standard Operating Procedure.
- Ability to work away from home across the Lighthouse estate as part of a remote team.

Qualifications
- Good written English and Maths skills
- Good understanding of IT

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your cv along with a supporting statement to people.services@trinityhouse.co.uk

We are committed to equity within a respectful, diverse and inclusive environment.

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Electro Technical Officer

Permanent, Full Time

England and Wales

GBP 45,784- 49,579

Trinity House works for the benefit and safety of all mariners as a General Lighthouse Authority and maritime charity.

Our people are central to our reputation as a leading maritime organisation, as is our commitment as an employer to developing the skills, capabilities and potential of our workforce.

As the Electro Technical Officer you will be responsible for all aspects of on-board maintenance of electrical systems and electronic and navigational equipment, ensuring all repairs and servicing is carried out to the highest standards. Additionally, you will assist the Technical Team in ensuring the safe, efficient, and effective management of the plant, taking into account vessel operations and environmental impact.

We would love to hear from you if you have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

- HND Marine Engineering or HND Electrical Engineering / Electrical and Electronic Engineering / NVQ Level 3 in Merchant Vessel Engineering or equivalent level,

- GMDSS Radio Maintenance Certificate;

- Electronic Navigation Equipment Maintenance Certificate;

- Watch keeping Senior Electro Technical Officer Certificate of Competency (III/6)

- Watch keeping Electro Technical Officer Certificate of Competency (III/6)

- Valid ENG1 medical certificate.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your cv along with a supporting statement to: people.services@trinityhouse.co.uk

We are committed to equity within a respectful, diverse and inclusive environment.

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Health & Safety Manager

Permanent, Full Time

Location: 'Flexible' but within an hour of Harwich, Swansea or St Just

GBP 43,705 - 50,606

Trinity House works for the benefit and safety of all mariners as a General Lighthouse Authority and maritime charity.

Our people are central to our reputation as a leading maritime organisation, as is our commitment as an employer to developing the skills, capabilities and potential of our workforce.

As the Health & Safety Manager, you will provide guidance to senior managers, managers, and employees to ensure a safe and healthy working environment by managing all health and safety matters and ensuring compliance with best practices. You will be responsible for reviewing the corporate health & safety policy statement, developing corporate and strategic health & safety improvement objectives, conducting health and safety audits and inspections, and investigating accidents and near-misses.

We would love to hear from you if you have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

Qualifications
- A level 6 qualification in Occupational Health & Safety or equivalent
- A graduate member of the Institute of Safety and Health (Grad IOSH) or equivalent.

Skills and experience
- Significant experience in a dedicated Health & Safety role.
- Qualified to undertake Health and Safety risk assessments and inspections, fire risk assessments and dangerous goods transportation.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your cv along with a supporting statement to: people.services@trinityhouse.co.uk

We are committed to equity within a respectful, diverse and inclusive environment.

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Buoy Yard Support Technician

Permanent, Full Time

Harwich

GBP 27,603 - 31,053

Trinity House works for the benefit and safety of all mariners as a General Lighthouse Authority and maritime charity.

Our people are central to our reputation as a leading maritime organisation, as is our commitment as an employer to developing the skills, capabilities and potential of our workforce.

We're on the lookout for a Buoy Yard Support Technician who can be the go-to person for all things buoy-related, whether onshore or afloat. In this role, you'll be relied upon to craft effective technical solutions by using information from various data sources. Working closely with our Engineering support function, you'll ensure the consistent and timely delivery of buoyage and associated parts, whilst adhering to our high standards.

We would love to hear from you if you have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

Skills and experience
- A thorough working knowledge and practical experience of working within a technical maintenance/installation role.
- Good understanding of SCADA or similar telemetry monitoring and control equipment and associated components.
- Ability to fault find from drawings and undertake repairs of equipment to board and component level.
- An understanding of management information systems.
- Working knowledge of CAD systems.
- A thorough working knowledge of Health and Safety and Electricity at Work regulations.
- Good understanding of Radio frequency transmission and testing
- Good working knowledge of other transmission and monitoring systems such AIS and Met-Hydro data gathering.

Qualifications
- Level 4 qualification in a related technical discipline (e.g. electronic/electrical).
- Formal apprenticeship in a relevant discipline desirable, or relevant experience.
- 18th edition wiring regulations
- IALA level 1 AtoN manager desirable

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your cv along with a supporting statement to: people.services@trinityhouse.co.uk

We are committed to equity within a respectful, diverse and inclusive environment.

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Principal Radionavigation Engineer and Principal Digital Services Engineer

£57,506 PA (pay review pending, seeking to move to a banding of £57,506 - £66,132)

Defined benefit pension (28.97%)

25 days leave + 2.5 privilege days

Flexible working

Do you enjoy working at all levels of research and development, from blue sky thinking through to implementing results on the international stage?

Would you like to enhance your reputation working with a team of highly respected experts on cutting-edge technology that makes a real difference to keeping all safe at sea?

Do you have expertise in radionavigation or digital system design that you could apply to the technically stimulating challenge of maritime applications?
If so, one of these jobs could be for you.

The GLA Research and Development team (GRAD) support the development of new and emerging marine aids-to-navigation technologies around the coastlines of the UK and Ireland. The team is world renowned and trusted for its expertise, which is used to develop novel ideas from cradle to grave, through system development, trials and ultimately working to secure international standardisation.

This small team is seeking two new principal engineers, one to lead our radionavigation team and one to lead the digital services team:

The radionavigation team delivers our resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) work, supporting the development of non-GNSS PNT systems, maritime integrity solutions, and how these solutions can be used together. Knowledge and experience of navigation systems, such as GNSS and terrestrial PNT, and how they can be applied within the maritime context is desirable.

The digital services team delivers our future maritime digitalisation services, including the design of innovative e-Navigation software, dynamically using data with AI, ensuring resilient and secure connectivity, and managing data exchange to support autonomous vessels. Experience of working on relevant technologies in these areas is desired, particularly in a maritime context.

Principals have responsibility for the delivery of their project portfolio, including managing budgets and the strategy for that area. They also provide technical leadership to the team, with active contribution to the technical project aspects, which can include leading on developing international standards whilst having plenty of opportunities to test technology in exciting locations in the field. Both roles support the wider strategic aims to enhance maritime safety and sustainability, and each role will have routine engagement with stakeholders across the UK and Ireland, and further internationally via IALA, IMO and other standards bodies.

We are looking for engineers with a degree in an engineering, science, or a related subject, and/or significant practical experience. A good understanding of the technology area for the role, along with experience and professional qualifications of people and project management is also desirable.

While these posts will ideally be located with the GRAD team in Harwich, the option exists for them to be remote with regular trips to Harwich (e.g. once a month). We offer flexible working arrangements, and both roles will require some national and international travel.

If you would like to discuss these roles, even if you don’t tick all the boxes, please contact the head of the department – Dr Alan Grant, on grad.recruitment@gla-rad.org for an informal chat.

For more about who we are and what we do, please visit the GRAD website at www.gla-rad.org

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your cv along with a supporting statement to: people.services@trinityhouse.co.uk

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should a successful candidate be appointed; therefore, early submission of your application is encouraged. Interviews will be held as and when candidates are successfully shortlisted.

We are committed to equity within a respectful, diverse and inclusive environment.

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Seafarer

Permanent, Full Time

England and Wales

£28,140 - £32,254

Trinity House works for the benefit and safety of all mariners as a General Lighthouse Authority and maritime charity.
Our people are central to our reputation as a leading maritime organisation, as is our commitment as an employer to developing the skills, capabilities and potential of our workforce.
As part of a team, you’ll work on one of our vessels, working on a 3 weeks on, 3 weeks off rotation. Your responsibilities will include ship board maintenance, service operations and assisting with maintaining working stores levels. You can look forward to plenty of variety, so you must be keen to build your knowledge and skills and enhance the contribution this position makes to the deck department. The ability to quickly get to grips with new technology is also important. Experience working on aft working Gas/Oil Supply type vessels and or anchor handling vessels would be an advantage however full training of our operations will be undertaken.

We would love to hear from you if you have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

Qualification to minimum of Efficient Deck Hand;
- Evidence of seamanship skills;
- Knowledge and practical experience of boat handling skills preferred but not essential as training will be given;
- A current ENG 1 Medical Certificate;
- Basic IT skills including an understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel and e-mailing would be preferred but not essential as training will be given;
- Knowledge of service operations carried out on board;
- Knowledge of safety issues and their application onboard;
- An understanding of the ISM Code and its practical application on board;
- An understanding of the ISPS Code and its practical application on board.

We welcome qualified individuals to apply and we look forward to reviewing your applications for this exciting opportunity.

We are committed to equity within a respectful, diverse and inclusive environment.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your cv along with a supporting statement to: people.services@trinityhouse.co.uk

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