Engineering Operative (Maintenance)

Southwick, Brighton
02 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Shoreham Port’s expanding infrastructure and property portfolio presents a unique opportunity to join the engineering team.  You will assist the Engineering Maintenance Manager with a wide variety of projects in an exciting and rewarding environment.

Main duties, tasks and responsibilities:

  • Assisting and deputising for the Engineering Manager
  • Leading a small team of multi-skilled trades
  • Undertaking planned and reactive maintenance of the property portfolio and critical infrastructure
  • Carrying out remedial works and record keeping
  • Promoting the Port’s safety culture through Risk Assessments, Method Statements, statutory responsibilities and company policies
  • Assisting in the production of quotations, budgets and raising purchase orders
  • Liaising with the Engineering Managers on work planning and delivery
  • Other duties as directed by the Engineering Management Team

Key Skills:

  • Communication and teamwork skills essential
  • Clear communication skills for internal and external bodies
  • Leadership
  • Ability to prioritise routine and corrective tasks
  • Driving Licence

Other Desirable Skills:

  • Knowledge/experience of construction and maintenance typical
     of port infrastructure
  • Awareness of plant and tool operation and maintenance
  • Computer Literate (MS Office)

What you’ll get from us

  • A competitive salary
  • An exceptional defined benefit pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Funded training in a supportive environment and scope to progress within the company.
  • Other wide-ranging benefits 

Closing Date:

The closing date is the 31st January 2019.

Please Note: Port staff are subject to random drug and alcohol testing and all successful candidates will be expected to comply with the Port’s policy.

Application Method:

Please download an application form via this advert or from the jobs page of our website and submit this alongside your CV to

Further Information:

Please view the job description attached. Alternatively, visit the jobs page of our website

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