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Multi Skilled Engineer (Electrical Bias)

Merlin Entertainments


Multi Skilled Engineer (Electrical Bias)

Job Description

Multi Skilled Engineer (Electrical Bias)

Location: Chessington World of Adventures, Surrey KT9 2NE
Hours: Full time, permanent, averaging 40 hours per week and will include some weekends, evenings and bank holidays as required.
Benefits:  competitive salary, ongoing training opportunities, discount on our animal VIP experience and Go Ape High Ropes course, and a Merlin Magic Pass - 20 free tickets for you, your family and friends to enjoy all of our Merlin Attractions across the world

Chessington World of Adventures Resort is the UK's wildest adventure! With our Theme Park, Zoo, and our spectacular Hotel, there are plenty of roaringly exciting career paths available. We're also a part of the Merlin Entertainments family - associated with attractions like SEA LIFE, LEGOLAND Parks, Madame Tussauds and More! 

We're currently looking for a Multi-Skilled Engineer (Electrical Bias).

About the Role

In this role you are responsible, as part of a well-trained and competent team, for maintaining the 27 rides that we have across the park.  

While you may be multi-skilled and trained on a wide range of equipment to be able to support every element of ride maintenance safely, you would be expected to have a particular focus on electrical elements of the rides and develop these skills further.

Conducting preventative and corrective maintenance activities including opening and closing checks, daily and weekly maintenance, and annual maintenance requirements, all whilst providing electrical expertise to develop and improve the ride availability.

About You 

We are looking for the following skills and experience;

  • A “can do” attitude and endless energy and enthusiasm for the role.
  • Completed apprenticeship in a relevant engineering discipline and hold an ONC, NVQ level 3 or BTEC equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Post apprenticeship experience within a relevant engineering department.
  • Inspection experience.
  • Full understanding of engineering-related statutory requirements such as COSHH.
  • Experience of planned preventative maintenance systems of work.
  • The ability to read and use engineering drawings.
  • The ability to display problem solving and diagnostic skills.
  • While previous work in a theme park environment is desirable, engineering experience gathered on other electrical systems may be equally suitable.
  • The ability to display problem solving and diagnostic skills.
  • Have experience of using technical manuals, Risk assessments and related documentation.

This role is full time, permanent, averaging 40 hours per week and will include some weekends, evenings and bank holidays as required.

The Perks

We’re growing fast and alongside a fun and friendly environment, we offer a fabulous package and amazing prospects. Benefits include a pension, 25 days’ holiday and, of course, a Merlin Magic Pass which gives you and your friends and family free admission to all of our attractions worldwide, as well as 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants and 40% discount on LEGO.

Everyone Matters at Merlin.
At Merlin we welcome the world to our magical attractions and resorts every day and we want to reflect that same multicultural mix inside our business too. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse workplace where people can be themselves, have the same opportunities and thrive together. Because at Merlin, everyone matters!
Together, we work to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, no matter their age, race, gender, disability or sexual orientation. Although we understand that we'll always be learning and growing, we aim to be the most inclusive and flexible employer in our industry.


Job type
Chessington, United Kingdom
Starting in
As soon as possible
Contract duration

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