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Pearson Trainer - Mechanical Engineering in Kent, United Kingdom

Trainer - Mechanical Engineering


Our Organisation

Pearson TQ is a provider of training services to the UK Ministry of Defence, other public sector organisations and private companies, both in the UK and overseas.Pearson TQ won the contract to deliver training to the Corps of Royal Engineers in September 2008. These accredited training programmes include Engineering, ICT, Fabrication and Construction.Due to the success of this contract, we are now recruiting for a Trainer - Mechanical Engineering to educate soldiers posted to the Field Army.This position will be based at the Royal School of Military Engineering, Wainscott.

Your Opportunity

  • Trainer - Mechanical Engineering

  • Based at the Royal School of Military Engineering, Wainscott

  • Permanent & full-time working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

  • Salary circa £36k depending on experience.

As a Trainer you’ll be responsible for the preparation and maintenance of course dossiers. (Lesson plans, documents, tests etc). You’ll mark, assess and give constructive feedback on student work. Responsible for serviceability and maintenance of equipment used by students under their control including where appropriate the development and maintenance of automotive training aids. Assist in the ordering of equipment/s and materials as required by the appropriate CTP/Training programme. You will submit reports on students and courses as detailed by the Training (Phase) Manager or Section Leader. You may also be required to stand in for the Section Leader when requested.

As Trainer, you will instruct and supervise students relating to the following topics:

  • Transmissions which include all clutches, types of drive trains components, steering, suspension, braking systems and crawler track assemblies.

  • Basic general mechanical principles.

  • Power hydraulic circuits and components.

  • Electrical and electronic control systems.

  • Fault diagnosis processes and control systems.

  • Equipment specific mechanical principles.

  • Workshop management procedures and systems.

You will supervise and instruct students during fitter equipment functional operations training on both the current in service ‘C’ Vehicle’s & Engineer Construction Plant (ECP) equipment’s. Ensure that your areas of responsibility within the mechanical training section are maintained in an appropriate condition.

You will instruct both Regular and Reservist soldiers who attend formal ME Ftr, REME ‘C’ Mech & Plant Operator courses at RSME in the operation and maintenance of all in-service ‘C’ Vehicles and Engineer Construction Plant equipment’s in accordance with the relevant Course Training Plan (CTP)/Training Objective’s. You’ll be responsible for the safety and welfare of students whilst under your control. To include the safe use of all tools and equipment in line with the topic being taught. Uphold and adhere to department and Company safety instructions. Maintain course and individual records as appropriate. Assess and mark course work including progressive tests in both theory and practical aspects to both military and civilian awarding body standards.

Our Successful Candidate

  • City & Guilds 620 Pt III and/or be a Military Trained Fitter or equivalent.

  • Hold a Professional Teaching Certificate.

  • Hold a suitable mechanical engineering qualification (Plant Vehicles/Equipment’s).

  • Attend and pass ASLS Training for Instructors of Phase 2 & 3 personnel.

  • Hold Category C, G & H driving licence as appropriate.

  • Hold and/or be working towards an appropriate NVQ Assessor/Verifier awards.

Our Recruitment Process

Please complete and submit your application before midnight on 29 September 2019 and please ensure that you apply directly on our Pearson Careers website only.

We are reviewing applications regularly and interviews are being scheduled now, therefore we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Should you have any questions please connect on LinkedIn with Stephen Johnston, Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Wishing you success with your application!

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Primary Location: GB-GB-Rochester

Other Locations GB-GB-Sidcup, GB-GB-Rochester, GB-GB-Canterbury, GB-GB-Chatham, GB-GB-Tunbridge Wells, GB-GB-Swanley, GB-Kent, GB-GB-Dartford, GB-GB-Wainscott

Work Locations: GB-Rochester-Islingham Farm Road RSME Wainscott Barracks Islingham Farm Road Rochester ME3 8BD

Job: Learning Delivery

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Sep 11, 2019

Job Unposting: Sep 29, 2019

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1911108

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.