£40,369 – £45,896 inclusive of allowances
Have you got what it takes to raise the most famous Bridge in the world?
We currently have two vacancies within our technical team and are looking for individuals with diverse and extensive experience of working within an engineering operation, sound management skills and an appropriate electrical or hydraulics/mechanical qualification.
If you have a hands on pro-active approach, flexible attitude and a desire to effectively contribute towards maintaining this unique British icon, as well as enhancing the tourism offering, then this may be just for you.
Tower Bridge is a working bascule bridge, leading events venue and popular tourist attraction and along with the Monument, built to commemorate the Great Fire of London, are managed by tourism and operational teams based at Tower Bridge.
With over 900 Bridge lifts, 250 corporate and private events and circa 800,000 visitors per annum a dedicated technical team undertake the logistics of operating, maintaining and repairing electrical, mechanical and hydraulic bridge machinery. In addition they carry out a range of facilities management duties as well as representing the Bridge for marketing and tourism activities and providing technical cover at evening functions for which overtime is paid.
An important and high profile role undertaken by the Technical Officers is lifting the Bridge to allow river vessels access to and egress from the Upper Pool of London involving close co-operation with vessel owners, the Port of London Authority Harbour Master and Transport for London.
The appointment will be on a 8 hour shift pattern working 7 day on 3 off (averaging 40 hrs per week p/a) alternating early and late shift between 07:00hrs – 19:00hrs and includes participation in the 24 hour/ 365 days a year call out roster for out of hours Bridge Lifts.
Please specify on your application if you are applying for the Electrical or the Mechanical/Hydraulics Technical Officer.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as part of the selection process the successful applicants will be required to obtain a basic Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.
Closing date 12 noon Thursday 8 February 2018.
To apply, please visit www.cityoflondon.gov.uk
Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference OS389 if you experience problems. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.
The City of London is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
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