Associated British Ports

Port Operative

Associated British Ports - Posted 2 months ago
£28k-31k/year  + Equity

Full-time

Southampton, ENG

Category
Port Operator
Career Level
Senior, Mid-Level
Company size
2k employees

Port Operator Job description

Support all cruise, stevedoring, maintenance and marine operational activities, ensuring all tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient manner, with quality and service levels maintained.

Accountabilities

  • Act as part of a team in working to provide support for a 24/7 operation, including carrying out cruise, stevedoring, maintenance, and marine-related activities as and when required.
  • Be part of a successful Health & Safety culture, striving towards the company’s Beyond Zero behavioral safety ambitions and acting as a role model for this. Ensuring compliance with Health, Safety & Environmental policies & procedures at all times.
  • Installation and removal of conventional gangways to vessels in accordance with ABP’s Safe Systems of Work.
  • Moving floating fenders into position on quaysides as per marine berth planner instruction.
  • Use of / work on “workboat” for moving fenders, recovery of flotsam, maintenance of aids of navigation, or anything else as required.
  • Clean and maintain ABP-owned steps/slipways/quayside ladders on a regular basis, ensuring standards are maintained at all times.
  • Maintain fender moorings as necessary including making up lanyards and splicing ropes and wires, plus other basic maintenance duties as required.
  • Set up temporary storage compounds and cruise terminals.
  • Assist the stevedore department with various operations as and when required.
  • Carry out work at Height and on or near water.

Skills, experiences, qualifications, and competencies

Essential

  • Self-motivated, with good communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Good working knowledge of Health & Safety requirements, with the ability to produce, update and issue Safe Systems of Work and Risk Assessments as required. Ensuring compliance with H&S requirements and other relevant legislation.
  • Flexible with regard to working hours and duties.
  • Proven experience in working well under pressure.

Ideal

  • Previous experience working within a port operational support team.

Additional Information:

When joining ABP you will find an environment that is both welcoming and challenging. We reward our employees well and offer a generous remuneration package, employer pension, private health insurance and a range of other benefits.

Please note that ABP undertakes random screening for substance abuse and operate a zero-tolerance policy. A medical will be required before starting this position also.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their background, which helps us to provide a diverse and inclusive working environment.

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