Marine Engineer

Posted a week ago by Todd Hayes Ltd

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Lowestoft, Suffolk

Marine Engineer

Our prestigious, manufacturing client within the Marine and Luxury Yacht industry, are currently seeking multiple Marine Engineers to be responsible for the preparation, build and installation of engineering systems in the Yachts, in line with the current drawings, specifications, and guidelines.

This is a full time, permanent position, based in Wroxham.

Working Monday – Friday 07:00 – 15:30 paying a salary ranging from £22,984 - £30,160.

Our clients offers flexible working! As follows:

Working a Monday – Friday, 40 hour week… our client offers flexible working with enhanced rates and incentives available. Such as:

Early starts from 06:30 to complete your 40 hours before a Friday.

Enhanced overtime rates for completing 40+ hours.

Additional ‘one off’ payments over 45 hours (alongside the enhanced overtime rates).

As the Marine Engineer, you will have experience in the following areas:

  • Mechanical engineering installations within the yacht or recreational craft building industry.
  • Ability to safely use hand, power, and bench mounted tools, including polishers and grinders.
  • A relevant City & Guilds qualification (as a minimum), that supports your knowledge, skills, and experience?

If so, this could be the role for you!

Main Responsibilities:

  • Building and installing engineering systems on the luxury yachts in build.
  • Supporting, and working collaboratively with, other trades during yacht build.
  • Prepare, build and install engineering systems in the Yachts, in line with the current drawings, specifications, and guidelines.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Qualifications required to perform the role:


  • Thorough knowledge of mechanical engineering systems including, but not limited to:
  • Hydraulics
  • Plumbing (domestic, marine, grey, black, fresh water)
  • Air conditioning, Gas installations, Engine/gearbox, Final drive installations.
  • Thorough understanding of mechanical engineering ‘best practise’ techniques or methodologies.
  • Broad understanding of the requirements for marine engineering installations within yacht or recreational craft.
  • Knowledge of construction techniques used in GRP boats.
  • Good understanding of current marine engineering technologies.
  • Good awareness of H + S requirements, guidelines, and best practice.


  • Ability to build and install engineering systems in recreational craft.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and work collaboratively with other trades.
  • Ability to safely use ladders, work on uneven levels and in confined spaces.
  • Able to read and interpret Engineering drawings and written specifications.
  • Experience of metal fabrication including TIG welding.


  • Been in a similar role within the previous 2 years.
  • Proven experience in fault finding and problem-solving.

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Competitive rates of pay and overtime opportunities
  • 22 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • Employer pension contributions
  • Flexible shifts and working patterns
  • Training opportunities and support
  • Company's administered contributory sickness and accident insurance scheme
  • Occupational sick pay after six months service
  • Lifeworks employee assistance programme

In this role, you will work as part of a close knit, experienced team. You will be joining a friendly, professional environment where you will be able to develop your skills and experience.

For further details of this exciting opportunity please forward a copy of your CV today!
Todd Hayes Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. Due to the large number of applications we receive I’m afraid we are unable to respond to everyone individually however your details will remain on file should another suitable opportunity become available moving forward. 
If we can take your application further we will of course be in touch.

Todd Hayes is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
Todd Hayes Ltd.

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