Port of Tilbury seeking maintenance electrician


By Neil Speight

Posted: Monday, 04th October 2021 9:27 pm


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Closing date: 22/10/2021

The Port of Tilbury London Ltd is the largest of eight ports owned by Forth Ports and is the largest multi-modal Port in the South East.

We offer a wide range of diverse port related services to help connect the UK with Europe and the rest of the world.

The Role

  • We are currently seeking a Maintenance Electrician to join our busy Engineering Team within the Central Plant Engineering department.
  • You will be responsible for maintaining, repairing and fault finding on a variety of plant and equipment within the Port, including Mobile Harbour Cranes, Material Handlers, Port Vehicles, Lock Gates, General Port Equipment and Port Infrastructure including Electrical Distribution Equipment.
  • You must have the ability to work to the highest standards of safety, within a team environment.

Candidate Requirements
  • It is essential that you are a qualified Electrician, who is proficient in working with voltages of up to 415VAC, also with knowledge of electrical apparatus which could include AC/DC motors and drives, PLCs, HV/LV switchgear and also electrical inspection and testing.
  • A time served apprenticeship would be preferable, with a minimum qualification of a HNC/HND or NVQ3.
  • You must be comfortable working at height and within confined spaces as this is a regular feature of the role, therefore any previous training in these areas would be advantageous. Full confined spaces training would be given on employment.
  • You should have a flexible approach to your working hours and be willing to work overtime if needed.
  • It is essential that you have a full driving licence and also possess basic computer literacy skills.

Hours of Work

  • Your hours will be 35 hours per week, working a shift system with rotational shifts covering 24 hours, 7 days per week.

This position offers an excellent remuneration and company pension contributions.

Click here to apply

Visit www.forthports.co.uk for more information on the Port of Tilbury.

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