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Technical Support Technician

  • Job reference: 925334
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: Up to GBP13 per annum
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Naval, Marine
  • Date posted: 08/05/2019

Our client is the UK's leading Engineering Support Services company employing over 27,000 people worldwide operating in the Defence, Mining & Construction, Rail, Nuclear, Energy, Property Management and Education & Training sectors.

A Technical Support Technician is required for their site in Devonport, up to 9 months duration.

Experience of Naval Vessels and/or Marine Engineering Environment is essential for this role.

The main purpose of the role will be to undertake E & MT drawing and administration tasks as allocated by the Technical Lead.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Updating ofdrawing packs using AutoCAD
  • Preparation of and production of AutoCAD drawings (within level of competence).
  • Assist in the preparation and QA of documents produced within the section.
  • Take minutes at meetings as required and produce relevant documentation
  • Provide assistance (within level of competence) to section members.
  • To act as section representative and point of contact for receipt, recording and filing of all technical information held within the section.

Key Technical Skills / competencies:

* Good Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills (specific training will be provided.)
* Good Microsoft skills (Word, Excel etc.)
* Some general knowledge relating to the Marine Engineering


Key Behavioural competencies:
* Good knowledge of the Design process particularly relating to Drawing Production and related technical information
* Good understanding of Ship Building and/or Naval Practices.


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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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