Engineering Technician

Engineering Technician   Reference: TPS038  
SALARY £31,941 pa plus shift pay of £2,677.58 pa, for a 42 hour week   LOCATION United Kingdom, South East England
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 23/04/2018
INDUSTRY Infrastructure      
We are assisting one of the UK’s busiest container and general cargo ports in their search for a 2x Engineering Technicians. Our client regularly welcomes new vessels and is diversifying to accommodate varied cargoes. With further investment anticipated; they are looking at growing the workforce to maintain and repair the Port’s plant and equipment in both planned and reactive maintenance activities and repair services. The Engineering Department will also provide facilities support and site services to the new tenant operated plants on site.

Key Requirements

These include:

  • Complete engineering activities in both planned and reative maintenance in all areas of the Port, as directed by Engineering Supervision and management.
  • Experience weighted towards electrical engineering would be preferred.
  • Carrying out activites in a safe and effective manner whilst working to challenging operational deadlines, prioritising, problem solving, decision making and maintaining clear communication with all stakeholders.
  • Provide technical expertise to engineering procurement and stores.
  • Completion of all installations and repairs to the highest standards to maintain optimum performance and availability of equipment.
  • Prioritising work requirements within your area of responsibility to ensure optimum safety standards and maximum efficiencies.
  • Utilise Engineering MIS systems to schedule and record progress and completion of all Engineering work activities.
  • Multi-skilled experience, knowledge and skillset applicable to heavy industrial engineering activities.
  • Willingness to undertake required training to ensure familiarisation with all equipment in service and achieve continuous development of skills.
  • A proven track record of flexibility with the ability to cope with changing demands and priorities on several concurrent work activities.
  • Aptitude for working outdoors and at heights.

Who we are looking for?

Suitable applicants will have:

  • Qualified in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, ideally at ONC level or above.
  • Experience in a technical discipline following academic trade training, for example electrical or mechanical engineering apprenticeship.
  • Experience of up to date techniques for engineering repairs and maintenance.
  • Willingness to develop technical knowledge through continuous professional development. Full UK Driving Licence.


 Recruiter Charlie Burgess 0208 432 6080