Posted time February 14, 2024 Location Portsmouth Job type Contract


Job Role: Labourer/Firewatcher

Job Type: 3-month contract  

Hourly Rate: £13 p/h

Working Hours: 42.5 hours p/w – overtime available 

Location: Portsmouth 

Requirements: Be over 18 and able to gain a full security clearance to work in a Naval Base environment

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Hythe Engineering for a Labourer/Firewatcher to join our team during an Afloat Project. Hythe Engineering, a prominent player in the marine engineering sector located in Portsmouth Naval Base, is expanding, and this role has been created to provide vital support to the operational function.

Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for ensuring fire safety during hot work activities onboard.
  • Communicate any fire risks or safety concerns to the appropriate personnel.
  • Provide general support and labouring activities for Pipe & Steelwork teams.
  • Undertake suitable training and provide safety support for confined space working.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organisation of all compartments and work areas.
  • Follow and promote Health & Safety processes and permit-controlled procedures.
  • Support any logistics duties when required.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work effectively in a team environment.
Skills and Experience
  • Possess a full UK Driving Licence with no more than 3 points.
  • Experience with power tools and their capabilities.
  • Basic knowledge of engineering tooling and infrastructure.
  • Applicants must be 18 or over and able to gain security access.

Join us at Hythe Engineering and be part of our exciting journey in the marine engineering sector. We value your skills and dedication, offering a supportive work environment to enhance your professional growth and well-being.

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to HR.