Associated British Ports

Electrical Technician

Associated British Ports - Posted 1 year ago
£35k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Electronic Technician salary records


Newport, ENG

no experience required
Company size
2k employees

Electronic Technician Job description

We’re the UK's largest ports operator with a network of 21 ports around Britain. We handle around one-quarter of the UK's seaborne trade and contribute £7.5 billion to our economy every year.

It’s a story we’re proud of but it doesn’t end there. We’re transforming our business and embracing the future.

We offer a vast range of roles spanning the UK, all rooted in a culture that welcomes diversity, fosters talent, encourages internal movement and progression, and places safety as our number one priority.

Why should you work for ABP?

- Have the chance to make a difference in a business critical to UK trade.

- Work within an exciting, innovative, growing business.

- You can thrive in an inclusive environment where every individual can be themselves and feel respected

- Receive a competitive salary and benefits package

- Get support for training, personal development, and further education

- Benefit from support and engagement through dedicated management and leadership

Associated British Ports (ABP) is both a major landlord and port operator with 21 port locations in the UK. Our Newport port plays a major role in our current operations and is an important cog in the Future Ports: Wales Vision plan which we’re starting to implement, so we can improve transport links, provide decarbonizing energy resources and encourage port-based manufacturing. Handling over £1Bn of UK Trade annually it offers excellent road and rail links to service Britain's key industrial and commercial regions. The port currently handles high volumes of agribulks, forest products and steel & other construction materials.

Due to some restructuring of our in-house maintenance delivery, we're looking to add an additional Electrical Technician to assist with maintaining a wide range of Electrically focused machinery. The role is responsible for planned and reactive maintenance works on LV equipment covering motor-driven equipment, lighting, cranes, machinery, ship locks, sluices and associated equipment. You should have proven experience in inspection, fault diagnostics, maintenance and installation work. Prior maintenance of cranes, in particular, gantry cranes, is helpful and the role will involve working at height, working near water and in confined spaces.

Key Requirements

- Experience in an electrical maintenance role ideally within the port sector or heavy industry

- Adept with planned & reactive maintenance tasks – including fault-finding knowledge

- Full Driving license

- High standards of health & safety

- Ability to work in a team

This is a shift-based role, M-F with optional overtime available at the weekend. The role is working alternate weeks of 0600-1400 & 1400-2200 with a 12.5% shift premium, a contributory pension from day one (Starting at 8% with 2% company match up to 18%), private healthcare, access to our Employee Assistance Program, 26 days annual leave (plus bank holidays and increasing with service – plus the option to purchase additional days), a wide range of discounts and cashback with high street and online retailers. We offer an inclusive work environment with a very training strong academy that offers ongoing opportunities to develop your skills.

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