Are you a qualified and experienced engineer with a strong background in mechanical and electrical systems? Do you have the skills and knowledge to ensure compliance with safe systems of work for various processes and procedures across a large portfolio of military buildings? How about an exciting role working in support of our Army customers? Join a great team at Aspire Defence Services…
As an Authorising Engineer & Gas Manager (Trainee), you will be responsible for implementing, managing, and adhering to the safe systems of work for various processes and procedures across a large portfolio of military buildings. These include mechanical, electrical, confined spaces, petroleum, restricted high places, water and gas processes and procedures. You will also provide practical and technical support to the wider business, the Estate Technical Services, the Garrison Management Teams, the clients, and the customers.
Your responsibilities will also include training, mentoring, and supporting appointed persons and others to achieve the required standards and best practice compliance management. You will also carry out discipline audits, coordinate and maintain gas registration, manage, and control complex gas issues, draft technical reports, lead accident or operational incident investigations, and assist in developing and delivering training to raise the engineering technical standards of the business.
The ideal candidate for this role will have a mechanical and / or electrical engineering background within the building service environment and will be working towards a Chartered/Incorporated Engineer qualification. You will also have current Gas ACS commercial qualifications, and preferably domestic ACS qualifications as well. You will have sound legislation and safety knowledge, including risk assessment training, and experience as a working Authorised Person with the Defence or a similar environment. You will also have experience and knowledge of legionella requirements, and how to manage and control them.
To be successful in this role, you should be a person of sound technical ability and experience, with good supervisory and management skills. You will have good judgement and foresight and be able to solve problems and display initiative. You will be able to carry out your duties with drive, determination and decisiveness, and work under pressure. You will also have a high standard of communication and liaison skills and be able to interact with internal and external parties. You will have a pleasant outgoing personality, showing interest and enthusiasm for the tasks at hand.
But first, meet the team…
With a 35-year contract, making soldiers’ lives better is at the heart of everything we do at Aspire Defence Services.
Seriously, picture a heart (the real one) and imagine how hard it works to keep the body running, making sure every part gets exactly what it needs to thrive. That’s our mission; to deliver a modern, fully serviced, flexible working environment for soldiers.
And just as the heart needs certain parts to keep the body alive, we need the dedication and commitment of our people to support our customers. We deliver a broad range of services for one-third of the British Army living and working on our patch, and we're proud of the work we do.
We’re all about nurturing great teams, and our award-winning safety and wellbeing initiatives are built on keeping an eye out for one another and having a good work-life balance.
In addition to being part of our team, you’ll also get…
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, as well as the option to buy holiday
- Contributory Company Pension Plan matched up to 6%, plus individual life assurance
- A shopping discounts scheme
- Birthday Day Off Scheme
- Cycle to Work and Tech Scheme
- Discounted gym membership at Aldershot and Tidworth Leisure Centre
- Employee assistance and health and wellbeing check-ins
- Reward and recognition to celebrate outstanding achievements
Ready to join the team?
Ideally, you must have a Mechanical and/or electrical engineering background within the building service environment or working towards a Chartered /Incorporated Engineer.
Salary: Up to £55,000 dependent on skills and experience
Please note: Our garrisons are tobacco free working environments. As part of this role, you will be required to obtain security clearance prior to starting with us
ADSL has a legal responsibility to ensure that all its employees have the right to live and work in the UK. If you are invited to an interview, you will be asked to bring with you original copies of documentation that provides evidence of your right to live and work in the UK. Applicants needing skilled worker sponsorship may not be suitable for this post due to the immediacy of the appointment. If you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to ADSL verifying that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work
We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate against protected characteristics. We guarantee that candidates will be given the same consideration and will pass through our established procedures. Please note, this vacancy may close early if we receive a high volume of applications.