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Mechanical Manager

NATS (En Route) Ltd
South Ayrshire, Prestwick, Scotland
£66083.69 - £88111.58 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Specialist area
Facilities Management
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

NATS is the UK's leading air navigation service provider, handling over 2 million flights each year. It provides air traffic control services from two control centres supporting airports all around the UK, as well as a wide range of commercial solutions to over 30 countries internationally. Our people are at the heart of our purpose to advance aviation and keep the skies safe

Job Purpose:
You will manage and direct resources for specialist operation, maintenance, configuration control and project activity on the units essential and non-essential mechanical systems to ensure ongoing continuity of mechanical services and to protect the integrity of the 24 hour operational air traffic service

Act with delegated responsibility as service delivery manager for facilities service group mechanical assets and as unit mechanical representative in support of projects

Support the interoperability objectives as the competent expert in mechanical engineering for the designated region. The designated region being Prestwick

Other duties include:

    Leading, directing and controlling, external stakeholders / suppliers for maintenance and project work on the unit mechanical systems, to ensure operational safety is not compromised and that the overall risk is adequately managedLiaise and co-operate closely with the technical services manager when responding to plant or equipment failures, so that an orderly recovery is achieved with minimal disruption to the operational serviceCo-ordinate with staff to ensure that during periods of absence the tactical support of mechanical services at the site is continuously maintainedIdentifying and recommending training requirements to ensure the availability of trained, competent people to maintain the mechanical services. This includes providing NATS specialist training to develop the skill required for technician engineers, including contractors, to carry out their duties effectively

Essential skills and experience:

    The applicant is expected to hold as a minimum a HND/HNC (NVQ Level 4) qualification in mechanical/building services engineering (or an equivalent qualification) in an engineering related discipline and have relevant engineering experience in mechanical/building services engineeringDemonstrable knowledge of the health and safety at work etc act and associated statutory regulations, standards and codes of practice to be appointed as responsible person for; legionella, fire, asbestos, LOLER and PUWERExcellent communication skills with the ability to control, organise and direct the work of others, including M&E specialist contractors, as part of a teamMust be accessible, adaptable, flexible an active listener and able to respond to people, helping support them to achieve their plans, objectives and targets

Additional vacancy information:
You will be on-call as part of the 24 hour support to the operation. There may be the need to provide telephone support or attend out of hours for service restoration, or to deploy service changes and you must be able to attend Prestwick within 1 hour of the call

Submitting a cover letter with your application will be advantageous

We are proud to offer a fantastic total reward package to help you thrive both personally and professionally. In addition to a competitive salary that's regularly reviewed, you'll also benefit from a wide range of other benefits which includes generous leave entitlement, a market-leading defined contribution pension scheme, a range of voluntary benefits and retail discounts, wellness support and a comprehensive learning and development offering

If you share our passion to advance aviation and keep the skies safe - we would like to hear from you whatever your age, sex, race, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, visible or invisible disability. Individuals that bring different perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds help us be at the forefront of our industry


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