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***LONGLEAT - Operations Engineer
Title:***LONGLEAT - Operations Engineer

Longleat is an innovative and pioneering organisation with a distinctive heritage. Our guests receive a unique, immersive and authentic experience when they visit as we strive to protect and preserve our natural and built heritage.

We rely on talented people who are able to demonstrate exceptional technical skills and have personal characteristics to live up to the high standards of the brand.





Looking for an Engineering Job with a difference? We are recruiting a qualified mechanical engineer to work for our Operations Department. This role involves being responsible for the Maintenance and Repairs of all our attractions ranging from the Longleat Railway to the Rockin Rhino Ride.

Safety is our highest priority and you will be essential in ensuring that all our attractions are safe at all times through routine maintenance and repairs. You will support the Operations Management Team by carrying out planned, preventative and reactive maintenance.

The role also includes operational duties on the Railway which involve day to day driving and signalling on the railway, as well as being able to act as Team Leader as required.

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You will have obtained a City and Guilds or NVQ equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification within an engineering trade. Possession of a full UK driving licence is also essential for this role. will be capable of running the Railway workshop when required ensuring all paperwork is up to date at all times and all checks are completed and recorded correctly. Weekly Maintenance and Safety Inspections will take place which will allow you to support the Assistant Operations Manager. will also be a role model for the rest of the Operations Team and be able to step into the team leader role at the Railway assuming responsibility for the operation of the railway in absence of the supervisor. This role is subject to a safety critical medical examination, with review. An acceptable level must be achieved.





This role is available on a permanent basis, working 40 hours per week over 5 days including weekends and bank holidays.



We expect all of our team to embrace our company values, and display ‘Longleat behaviours’.

At Longleat, we focus on our People and our Guests, to listen actively, to work as a team, to empower others and to show empathy. Our values are:

We Engage and Inspire
– We focus on engaging and inspiring our guests, delivering unique and lifelong memories
We Put People First
– We seek to serve others and put their interests first. We treat them with respect, we value their opinions and collaborate to be better together
We Continuously Improve
– We embrace change and pursue excellence in everything we do
We Act with Integrity
– We work in a principled, open and conscientious manner
We Take Safety Seriously
– Never compromising on a safe and secure environment

When we recruit we place equal emphasis on technical ability and personal attributes to match our brand values.



As part of the Longleat team, we offer unique benefits such as complimentary Longleat and Cheddar Gorge & Caves Day Tickets, attractive discounts on annual passes, special nightly rates on group hotels, discounted hotel Spa treatments, life assurance cover, and 29 days paid holiday (pro rata).

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