Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Full time , Permanent | £12.00 to £16.00 per hour

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About Clacton Pier:

Clacton Pier is an iconic destination offering thrilling adventures and endless fun on the Essex coast. With a variety of rides and vibrant attractions, we create unforgettable experiences for every visitor. Join us and be a part of a dynamic team dedicated to maintaining the charm and safety of our beloved pier.

About the Role:

We are seeking a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining our rides and attractions to the highest levels of safety and efficiency. You will also play a key part in our winter maintenance program. A good head for heights is essential, as some of our roller coasters and rides tower high into the sky!

Your Responsibilities:

  • Routine Maintenance: Conduct regular inspections and maintenance of rides and attractions to ensure they operate safely and efficiently.
  • Winter Program: Participate in our comprehensive winter maintenance program to prepare rides for annual inspection and testing.
  • Mechanical, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems: Apply your understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic systems in maintaining and repairing ride machinery.
  • Safety Compliance: Ensure all maintenance activities comply with safety standards and regulations.
  • Team Collaboration: Work well within a team to achieve common goals and ensure seamless operations.
  • Communication: Maintain clear and effective communication with colleagues and other departments.


  • Apprenticeship Trained: Ideally, apprenticeship trained with experience in an industrial environment.
  • Experience: Proven experience working with mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Working at Heights: Comfortable working at height, including climbing large structures.
  • Team Player: Must work well within a team.
  • Communication Skills: Must have good communication skills.
  • Flexibility: Some Bank Holiday and weekend working will be required, including some evenings.


  • Complimentary Annual Pass and a further 3 for family members
  • 20 free tickets to our attractions for family and friends
  • 20% discount on food and beverage and at Clacton Pier outlets.
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Employee Assistance Programme


This position requires flexibility, including weekends, bank holidays, and some evenings, to support pier operations.

Join Our Team:

At Clacton Pier, we pride ourselves on maintaining a friendly and collaborative environment. If you’re seeking a role where your skills will ensure smooth and safe operations at a beloved seaside attraction, we would love to hear from you.

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