Full time, Permanent contract
Competitive Salary +
ABP is the
UK's leading port operator, with a unique network of 21 ports across England,
Scotland and Wales. Our ports include Immingham, the UK's busiest port and
Southampton, the UK's leading export port and number one for cars and cruise.
The group's other activities include rail terminal operations (Hams Hall Rail
Terminal), ship's agency, dredging (UK Dredging Ltd), and marine consultancy
(ABPmer). Each port also offers a well-established community of port service
In 2015 ABP
and its customers handled 92 million tonnes of cargo. Together with our
customers, we support 84,000 jobs and contribute £5.6 billion to the UK economy
situated at the head of the river Orwell and 12 miles from the open sea, the
Port of Ipswich is within a short sailing time from the North Sea shipping
lanes and handles around 2 million tonnes of cargo each year.
the Engineering Maintenance Supervisor, the purpose of the role is to ensure
that all of ABP's direct operations and agreed customer requirements are met at
all times and in line with accepted safety, environmental working and quality
As an Electrician,
you will carry out both fault finding and planned electrical maintenance on
port plant and equipment, following the ABPs and/or the manufacturers technical
check sheets. Ensuring that all work keeps the integrity of the compliance of
non-planned electrical work on plant and equipment, during operational periods.
Using fault diagnosis techniques, electrical systems drawings, electrical test
meters and real time operator information, in order to locate faulty components
and equipment. Once a fault has been located, then affect a high quality repair
an efficient manner and in compliance with the equipment.
visual checks, electrical testing (insulation tests, armature tests, field
winding tests) and cleaning of motors and generators. Highlighting fault
prevention opportunities making repairs to worn components and replacing
of plant, equipment and electrical control systems in order to confirm their
reliability, quality and condition. Action replacement or repair of components.
Carry out test motions of the equipment to confirm operational status post
new electrical supplies and systems to industrial, commercial and marine/marina
facilities. Including planning, identification of electrical materials
required, equipment needed and time required for completion of the project.
diagnose, locate and rectify automotive and marine-craft electrical
faults. Ensuring a highquality, compliant repair. Rectify electrical faults and recommendations
from insurance inspection reports, ensuring a high quality, compliant repair.
compliance with Health Safety and Environmental requirements and other
legislation including contributing to the development and review of Risk
Assessments and Safe Systems of Work. Complying with and contributing to
associated TBT's as required.
to contribute to a continual improvement culture amongst staff, through the
development of improved systems/procedures that will drive forward all aspects
of the port operations.
the provision of information for the 'preventative maintenance' programme
within the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) as required, in
order that information may be both entered and retrieved.
support and guidance for Apprentices in undertaking the works in a safe, cost
effective, technically informative and timely manner.
both ABP's owned and hired vehicles, plant and equipment subject to any necessary
training having been provided.
other any other works of a reasonable request with both their trade and other
disciplines subject to either appropriate training or ability to carry out the
Skills and Experience
sound knowledge of Health & Safety legislation.
served with an Engineering qualification (ONC/HNC or equivalent) in an
experience in an industrial engineering environment that would contain, single
and three phase power supplies, cranes and material handling equipment (diesel
& electric) forklift trucks, load shovels, terminal tractors (Tugs), Estate
high level lighting, existing and new works industrial and commercial
ability to problem solve and fault find in a clear, logical manner.
in reading and using electrical drawings and technical software information to
experience in some or all areas of working with, AC and DC control systems, PLC
Systems, Heavy plant and equipment, Auto electrics, Commercial and industrial
installations, Marine equipment CCTV, Security systems.
to work with fast changing work priorities in a highly pressurised and
demanding environment. Frequent periods of concentration on highly complex
technical problems whilst under pressure to return the equipment to service.
climbing and working at height is required and the ability to use general and
specialised diagnostic equipment.
and Customer driven with good interpersonal skills and an ability to
communicate at all levels.
I.T skills which should include Outlook, Excel & Word.
UK Driving Licence.
to travel to other ABP ports and business travel UK wide and overseas.
flexible with working hours to suite the engineering and operational requirements
across the business units.
experience of working in a port or similar environment.
- Experience of a
computerised work order system.
Edition IEE Regulations qualification.
understanding of the companies Policies, Procedures.
- Experience of
operating plant and equipment.
- First Aid at Work
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.
that ABP undertake random screening for substance abuse and operate a zero
tolerance policy. A medical will be required before starting this position
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.