Main duties, tasks and responsibilities

  • As part of a team maintain a working environment where safety comes first
  • Service and repair machinery from light vans and forklifts to loading shovels and large 360excavator/material handling cranes
  • Diagnose and fault-find from operator reports
  • Routine inspections of all types of plant/machinery
  • Provide regular updates on job progress and completion times
  • Carry out tasks in accordance with all equipment & hire policies and procedures
  • Use and maintain workshop tooling in accordance with specifications and conditions

Key Skills

  • Qualified plant fitter/mechanic preferred – C&GLight or Heavy Motor Vehicle Repair/ NVQ Level2 or 3 in Motor Vehicle Repair
  • Knowledge of mobile plant and ability to understand electrical and hydraulic schematics
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • The ability to work unsupervised as well as in a small team
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • A systematic approach to problem-solving
  • Welding and Fabrication skills an advantage
  • Plant Operators Licenses an advantage (training can be provided)
  • Full Driving License
  • First Aid Certificate (training can be provided)

What you'll get from us

  • Exceptional pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Immediate starts are available
  • Funded training in a supportive environment

Working Pattern

  • 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday with some weekend working).
  • Hours are variable and subject to short notice variations and changes depending on vessel requirements.
  • On weekdays we will advise the working hours required per day depending on the shipping requirement.
  • Operational hours are between 0600 - 2200
  • Flexibility is the key.
  • Weekday and weekend overtime will be required to meet customer expectations.


  • Paid at standard rate until the completion of a 40-hour basic working week.
  • Over 40 hours during weekdays paid at time and a half.
  • Saturday working is paid at time and half and Sunday working double time

Please Note: Applicants should be aware the Port has a zero-tolerance policy for drugs and alcohol and a random programme of testing is operated throughout

Closing date

The closing date for applications is Friday16th April 2021

Application method

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