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Job Description

Faststream are working with a global leader in smart technologies within the marine and energy markets, searching for an Installation engineer.

As an Installation engineer your main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Leading retrofit work for MBR systems on active seagoing vessels with paying passengers onboard
  • Attending installation support and inspection work on new build projects in shipyards
  • Actively being involved with pre-installation meetings up to 3 months in advance of the job starting
  • Proactively studying and understanding the project drawings including piping and instrumentation drawings, full fabrication drawings and installation wiring diagrams
  • Assisting with electrical and mechanical design and system upgrades as required
  • Working with and managing subcontractor labour, sometimes up to 20 people of varying nationalities, during retrofit work
  • Confidently making modifications to outline design plans, when necessary, to solve unexpected design challenges given the local conditions onboard
  • Performing pre-commissioning checks including flooding the tanks to ensure zero leakage, electrical rotation of pumps and functional check of blowers etc.

  • A proven background within the marine sector, preferably within a shipyard building engineering environment
  • A formal qualification within marine engineering e.g. HNC/HND level or NVQ3 with experience in maintaining and installing electro mechanical systems or relevant experience
  • Understanding of PLC control systems would be advantageous
  • Must have a sound and full understanding of, and with the ability to follow, P&ID drawings, process flow drawings and complex electrical drawings
  • Pro-active and independent individual with a team player attitude
  • Practical problem solver with the ability to display a systematic approach to evaluation and resolution
  • Excellent communicator (written and verbal) with both colleagues and customers
  • Valid passport and driving license
  • Willingness to travel abroad for up to a month at a time and on occasion longer
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal