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Mechanical Engineer

We are currently looking to recruit a Mechanical Engineer to join our team.


Key Information

Job Description

Make your mark as a Mechanical Engineer at Gardline!

As a Mechanical Engineer you will be responsible for managing and coordinating the repair and maintenance of Geophysical, Geotechnical and Environmental deck deployment equipment and the logistic management of the same. This will include liaising with internal stakeholders, Naval Architects, Marine and Survey Crew. Planning deck layouts and improvements as well as attending vessels during mobilizations and maintenance periods. Ensuring all equipment is fully prepared and ready for interfacing with our vessels along with necessary technical documentation.  

Your responsibilities:

  • Purchase equipment from suppliers and coordinate the design and purchase of bespoke components and systems. 
  • Coordinate the equipment movements, paperwork and log between vessels, supplier and workshop.  
  • Final QC of equipment manufacturing.  
  • Provide complete through life support for mechanical/hydraulic/pneumatic systems.  
  • Provide technical and administrative support to various engineers onboard vessels.
  • Improve and develop systems to be fit for purpose.
  • Visits to vessels to mobilise equipment and support operations department expert on equipment.  
  • Input planned maintenance tasks and identify areas for improvement based on equipment failure or poor performance. 

Your qualities

You can make your mark as a Mechanical Engineer:

  • HND in Engineering discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Forklift driving license (desirable)
  • 5 practical years in a relevant role such as seismic source mechanic / cpt operator or other offshore mechanical role. 
  • Experience of repair and maintenance of seismic systems / mechanical/hydraulic systems.
  • Experience of operation of seismic air compressors / mechanical / hydraulic equipment
  • Experience in a workshop manufacturing / repair environment.
  • Experience in a technical support role.
  • Able to pass a ENG1 / STCW95 should need to offshore work / trials be required.

Additional Information

What you can expect

  • A range of benefits: In addition to your salary and flexible work arrangements, you will receive an annual holiday entitlement of 22 days (based on a full-time contract) which increases over time, a salary sacrifice pension scheme, access to private healthcare through Bupa as well as cycle to work and eye test schemes!
  • Career opportunities: We challenge you every day to get better. Together we realise your full personal and professional career by creating development opportunities be that onshore or offshore.  Being part of the Boskalis Group also provides access to a vast range of opportunities literally across the globe!
  • A warm welcome: We warmly welcome our new colleagues, so they feel at home as soon as possible. During your onboarding program, we give you all the ins and outs of Gardline!

Extra information

  • Where you will work: Hewett Park, Hewett Road, Gapton Hall Industrial Estate, Great Yarmouth NR31 0NN.
  • Fulltime job: The position of function is a fulltime (37.5 hours a week).
  • Procedure: All you need to do to apply for a job is to complete the online application process and send it to us along with your CV and cover letter. As soon as you have sent your application, you will receive a confirmation email. If both sides are happy to proceed after interview(s), we will make you an offer to join Gardline. After successfully completing all the steps in the procedure, we warmly welcome you to our organisation.

About Gardline

Gardline Limited is part of the Boskalis group of companies. In a world where population growth, an increase of global trade, demand for (new) energy and climate change are driving forces, we challenge you to explore your career and find innovative and relevant solutions for complex projects. 
Working at Gardline is about exploration. For a business to succeed, it needs the right people, with the right skills and values. We seek exceptional individuals who champion our values-based culture and team spirit. Here at Gardline, we are committed to each and every one of our staff members worldwide. We empower you to gain new skills, bring new ideas to the table, to grow and develop. Together!

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