£30.00 - £60.00 per hour
11 days ago
To carry out fault diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of Mechanical Tactical Weapons systems and equipment on all class of vessels.
Management / Supervisory Duties
Management responsibility for Ordnance Specialists and assurance oversight of Combat Systems Mechanical Fitters. Supervision and training of ordnance specialists and Combat Systems Mechanical Fitters.
Review and update complex weapon systems maintenance/repair procedures and documentation
Participate in extensive technical discussions internally and externally with relevant design authorities/technical authorities with respect to solving challenging technical problems associated with weapons systems and equipment including the determination of risks presented during operations.
Analysis of situations, events or processes to identify shortfalls and weaknesses in working practices. Develop and implement recommendations to address shortfalls and work with the Department's management in delivering change and continuous improvement.
Key decisions are made regarding ordnance weapons systems and equipment installations and removals including decisions on risks to the team during operations.
Decisions require to be made where evolutions deviate from standard procedures in order to allow the safe completion of operations.
Decisions are made as to when it is right to advise Ships' Staff and other stakeholders on operations and support equipment, in particular, when evolutions require to be halted in the interests of safety.
Weapons systems and equipment
Weapon handling and discharge systems
Masts and periscopes (desirable not necessary)
Magazine floods and sprays
T, A and V Class mechanical weapon systems
Slinging and Fleeting operations
Safe Systems of Work
Health, Safety & Environment
To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level.