Maintenance Assistant - Clyde Training Solutions 

11th Oct 2021

The Maintenance Assistant is responsible for the completion of planned preventative maintenance (PPM) of all of equipment used for operations.

This role is key to ensure all equipment is efficiently rotated through the required processes, ready for the operational team to use daily. The role will also support the Maintenance Specialist in performing tasks related to facility management, unplanned breakdowns and repairs, safe use of power tools, and driving of company vehicles.


Main Responsibilities

  • To support the Maintenance Specialist to achieve the department’s strategic agenda and objective.
  • Responsible for the daily servicing of all PPE used on Survival Courses (Lifejackets, PSTASS etc.)
  • Work to all procedures and processes for a systematic approach to maintaining equipment – including Pool, Propane Fire Props, Lifeboat Davit System, Lifeboats, FRB’s & overhead crane.
  • Take regular pool samples to ensure chemical balance is within required range.
  • Responsible for the unplanned repairs of all consumable equipment, for example, life rafts, fire hoses and survival suits.
  • Responsible for the daily servicing of water and foam extinguishers, used for all fire related training events.
  • Carryout Pre-Start up checks of the training assets, logging any defects (if detected) within the company EMS.
  • Repair and maintain facility equipment if required. This includes general ‘handyman’ type activities.
  • Update all asset records within the EMS upon completion of a planned/unplanned maintenance.
  • Assist the Maintenance Specialist in any other duties required within the department.
  • Drive company vehicles when required.


Essential Criteria

  • Educated to 3rd Assistant Engineer or Equivalent.
  • 2+ years in a marine / offshore environment, or similar working environment
  • Experience in working under Safe Systems of Work, Standard Operating Procedures and systematic processes.
  • GCSE’S/Standard Grades or Equivalent.
  • Use of Microsoft office and share point systems.
  • Full Driving Licence


Desirable Criteria

  • STA Pool Plant Maintenance Certificate
  • Survitec MK-50 Servicing Certificate
  • Survitec LAPP Servicing Certificate
  • Apeks PSTASS Servicing Certificate
  • Scubapro Mk2 Servicing Certificate
  • Industry recognised certificate for servicing of fire extinguishers
  • Working at Height Awareness
  • CoSHH Awareness
  • Manual Handling Awareness
  • Working with compressed gas systems (Air and Propane)
  • Exceptional knowledge of industry approved Survival techniques.

Closing date: 15th Oct 2021


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