Associated British Ports

Mechanical Technician

Associated British Ports - Posted 2 months ago
£25k-30k/year  + Equity

Part-time

Cardiff, WLS

Category
Mechanical Engineer
Career Level
Senior, Mid-Level
Company size
2k employees

Mechanical Engineer Job description

Associated British Ports (ABP) is both a major landlord and port operator with 21 port locations in the UK. Cardiff is one of the leading ports in South Wales and the UK. The port builds on a rich heritage of international trade and continues to serve businesses throughout Britain. Its ideal location and excellent transport links combine with ongoing investment in new state-of-the-art facilities and equipment for customers, to make the port a continuing success story. The port currently handles high volumes of forestry, steel, and bulk energy products, as well as the capability to handle bulk liquids and cruises.

Due to an internal move, we're looking to recruit a Mechanical Technician to assist with maintaining a wide range of mechanically focused machinery. The role is responsible for planned and reactive maintenance works which will include FLTs, Cranes, Lock Gates, Loading Shovels, and other associated port-related machinery. You should have proven experience in inspection, fault diagnostics, maintenance, and installation work. You'll need to have some exposure to hydraulic and pneumatically driven systems. 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 a Mechanical 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

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

This is a days role, Monday - Friday, with benefits including a contributory pension from day one (Starting at 8% with a 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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