Working at Oakwood Theme Park

Oakwood Theme Park Seeks Lead Mechanical/ Maintenance Technician
Salary £25,000 plus benefits

Oakwood Theme Park, located in 80 acres of idyllic setting of Pembrokeshire, West Wales, has an exciting opportunity for an individual to join its team as Lead Mechanical Maintenance Technician.

 

About the Role
Reporting to the Head of Engineering and Estates you will work as an operational Lead Mechanical/Maintenance Technician responsible for the planning, organisation and implementation of mechanical engineering works across the Oakwood Theme Park estate and portfolio of rides & attractions.

As Lead Mechanical/Maintenance Technician you will provide leadership, coordination, development, coaching and mentoring to a small team of engineers, ensuring they are trained enabling them to achieve the operational tasks within their areas of responsibility and succeed in their roles.

During the season you will work operationally carrying out planned preventative maintenance, unplanned maintenance, ride start up procedures and safety checks. During off peak and winter periods assist in the annual inspection of all rides and attractions ensuring compliance with Amusement Device Inspection Procedure Scheme (ADIPS).

This is a varied role requiring swift and comprehensive fault finding and rectification skills on mechanical equipment. You will liaise with ride manufacturers and suppliers for repair advice, replacement parts and updates.

The role is permanent, averaging 40 hours per week and will include weekends, bank holidays as required and some late nights during July/August. A full driving license is essential.

 

About You
You will have the ability to work as a team to come up with imaginative solutions and to identify innovative alternatives to typical, unusual or difficult situations or problems. You will thrive under pressure and able to work to deadlines and prioritise and plan work effectively.

You will hold a NVQ Level 3 in Engineering or equivalent. You will also be tested to coded welding EN287 and/or BS 4872, or hold sufficient experience and competency to be tested to these standards.

You should have prior experience and sound understanding of working with hydraulics, pneumatics and gearboxes.

The role requires you to work at heights on a regular basis and therefore you must confident in doing so. Full training will be given.

This is a hands-on role and therefore applicants must be in good physical health as the role will include physical activity on a regular basis such as lifting, carrying and general maintenance/manual work.

 

About the benefits
Alongside a competitive salary of £25,000 per annum we are offering a benefits package that includes a pension plan, holiday package increasing on an annual basis, two week Christmas close down period, Monday to Friday working out of season and an Annual Pass into Aspro Parks attractions worldwide.

 

Your Application
If you have the attributes, experience and enthusiasm we are looking for please apply with covering letter along with your CV and salary expectations to Janeen Yates, Group HR Manager, c/o Deep Sea Leisure Plc, Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 9LF. Email: [email protected]

Your covering letter WILL be used as a sifting mechanism so make sure it stands out from the crowd!

Oakwood Theme Park is committed to Equal Opportunities: www.oakwoodthemepark.co.uk

 

About the Company
We are part of the ever expanding Aspro Parks Group operating over 60 attractions across Europe. Here in the UK we have 9 sites ranging from aquariums, theme park and caves.

Closing date: Sunday, 22nd October 2017

We do recognize the time and effort it takes to apply for a position, but as an employer of choice we receive a high volume of applications and in the interests of economy, Aspro UK does not notify candidates who have been unsuccessful in their application; consequently if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Work Location: Oakwood Theme Park, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, SA67 8DE

 


 

Oakwood Theme Park Seeks Supervisor Technician – Electrical
Salary £25,000 plus benefits

Oakwood Theme Park, located in 80 acres of idyllic setting of Pembrokeshire, West Wales, has an exciting opportunity for an individual to join its team as Supervisor Technician – Electrical.

 

About the Role
Reporting to the Head of Engineering and Estates you will work as an operational Electrical Supervisor responsible for the planning, organisation and implementation of electrical engineering works across the Oakwood Theme Park estate and portfolio of rides & attractions.

As Supervisor Technician (Electrical) you will provide leadership, coordination, development, coaching and mentoring to a small team of engineers, ensuring they are trained enabling them to achieve the operational tasks within their areas of responsibility and succeed in their roles.

During the season you will work operationally carrying out planned preventative maintenance, unplanned maintenance, ride start up procedures and safety checks. During off peak and winter periods assist in the annual inspection of all rides and attractions ensuring compliance with Amusement Device Inspection Procedure Scheme (ADIPS).

This is a varied role requiring swift and comprehensive fault finding and rectification skills on electrical equipment. You will liaise with ride manufacturers and suppliers for repair advice, replacement parts and updates.

The role is permanent, averaging 40 hours per week and will include weekends, bank holidays as required and some late nights during July/August. A full driving license is essential.

 

About You
You will have the ability to work as a team to come up with imaginative solutions and to identify innovative alternatives to typical, unusual or difficult situations or problems. You will thrive under pressure and able to work to deadlines and prioritise and plan work effectively.

As a minimum you will have an Electrical Level 3 NVQ Diploma, or City and Guilds 2391 or 2394/5. In addition to Level 3 NVQ you will have 17th Edition BS7671.

You should have prior experience in reactive and planned works in Electrical Systems and Equipment.

The role requires you to work at heights on a regular basis and therefore you must confident in doing so. Full training will be given.

This is a hands-on role and therefore applicants must be in good physical health as the role will include physical activity on a regular basis such as lifting, carrying and general maintenance/manual work.

 

About the benefits
Alongside a competitive salary of £25,000 per annum we are offering a benefits package that includes a pension plan, holiday package increasing on an annual basis, two week Christmas close down period, Monday to Friday working out of season and an Annual Pass into Aspro Parks attractions worldwide.

 

Your Application
If you have the attributes, experience and enthusiasm we are looking for please apply with covering letter along with your CV and salary expectations to Janeen Yates, Group HR Manager, c/o Deep Sea Leisure Plc, Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 9LF. Email: [email protected]

Your covering letter WILL be used as a sifting mechanism so make sure it stands out from the crowd!

Oakwood Theme Park is committed to Equal Opportunities: www.oakwoodthemepark.co.uk

 

About the Company
We are part of the ever expanding Aspro Parks Group operating over 60 attractions across Europe. Here in the UK we have 9 sites ranging from aquariums, theme park and caves.

Closing date: Sunday, 5th November 2017

We do recognize the time and effort it takes to apply for a position, but as an employer of choice we receive a high volume of applications and in the interests of economy, Aspro UK does not notify candidates who have been unsuccessful in their application; consequently if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Work Location: Oakwood Theme Park, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, SA67 8DE

 


 

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Aspro Parks is an Equal Opportunities Employer

 

Want to work for Aspro UK but don’t feel that this position suits your skills or experience? Then why not ‘Like’ our ASPRO UK FACEBOOK PAGE – https://www.facebook.com/AsproUKRecruitment

 

Just click on the ‘WORK FOR US’ tab and then ‘CREATE LIVE JOB ALERTS’. You will then be notified of any live vacancies across our 9 sites.

 

Or why not ‘JOIN OUR TALENT POOL’? Just upload your CV so that we can contact you with any future vacancies that match your skills and experience.

 

Oakwood Them Park is a market leader visitor attraction in Narbeth and is part of the ASPRO Ocio Group. Here in the UK Aspro owns and operates Blue Planet Aquarium, Deep Sea World, Bristol Aquarium, 4 Blue Reef Aquariums, Smugglers Adventure and Oakwood Theme Park.

 

Aspro Ocio is a Spanish multinational company with its headquarters based in Madrid. Aspro operates water parks, theme parks and aquaria in Spain, France, Finland, Portugal, Switzerland, Belgium Holland and here in the UK. The Aspro Group came into existence in 1991 and has experienced a fast and healthy development over the years, both organically and through acquisitions.

 

Aspro Ocio is an Equal Opportunities Employer

 

We do recognize the time and effort it takes to apply for a position, but as an employer of choice we receive a high volume of applications and in the interests of economy, Aspro UK does not notify candidates who have been unsuccessful in their application; consequently if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

 

Want to work for Aspro UK? ‘Like’ our Aspro UK Facebook Pagehttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Aspro-UK Just click on the ‘WORK FOR US’ tab and then ‘JOIN OUR TALENT POOL’. You will then be notified of any live vacancies across our 9 sites.

 

If interested in any of the below jobs, please send your CV and covering letter outlining your salary expectations to: Janeen Pickup, Aspro UK Group HR Manager, c/o Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire, CH65 9LF. Or email [email protected]

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