Mid Level
Electrical Technician
ABP Humber

Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits

Closing Date: Sunday, 27 August 2017

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Ref: ABP0259

Location: Immingham

Department: Humber

Closing date for applications: 27 August 2017

Full Time, Permanent Contract

Location – Humber International Terminal

Competitive Salary + Benefits

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 every year.

With the support of our customers, ABP’s Ports on the Humber – Hull, Goole, Grimsby and Immingham - contribute £2.2 billion to the UK economy every year.

The Humber ports support 33,000 jobs and together handle more than 65 million tonnes of cargo.

ABP's Humber facilities offer customers close links to markets in mainland Europe and Scandinavia and expertise in a broad range of cargoes, including energy, vehicles, roll-on roll-off, containers, bulks, liquid bulks and forest products.

Immingham is currently the UK's largest port by volume and in 2017 Hull will be home to one of the UK's largest port developments; the £310 million Green Port Hull project with Siemens.

The Role

The role of the Electrical Technician is to ensure that all of ABP's direct operations and agreed customer requirements are met at all times in line with accepted safety, environmental working and quality standards.


  • Ensure 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, delivering associated TBT's as required
  • To carry out the job role in accordance with company Safety Organisation and Arrangements policy
  • Have a proactive approach towards the 6 strategic pillars and be proactive in - Putting customers first, creating a great workplace, working safely and sustainably, continual improvement, providing effective infrastructure & being good neighbours
  • Carryout maintenance works (including HV/LV switching) in a diligent and timely manner in order to meet the requirements of port operations both individually and as part of a larger team (including third party contractors as required). All in accordance with ABP's Safety procedures, Risk Assessments, and Safe Systems of Work
  • To communicate as required during servicing operations and the repair of plant and equipment
  • Look to contribute to a continual improvement culture amongst staff, through the development of improved systems/procedures that will drive forward all aspects of the terminal operation
  • Maintain the 'Preventative Maintenance' programme within the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) as required in order that information may be both entered and retrieved, including the entering/creation of work orders for unplanned works
  • Provide support and guidance to the Semi-Skilled Engineers and Apprentices in undertaking the works in a safe, cost effective and timely manner
  • Operate both ABP's and hired vehicles, plant and equipment subject to any necessary training having been provided
  • Undertake all works commensurate with both their trade and other disciplines subject to either appropriate training or ability to carry out the works

Skills and Experience:


  • A sound knowledge of Health & Safety legislation
  • Service and Customer driven with good Interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate at all levels
  • Pro-active approach
  • Sound I.T skills which should include Outlook, Excel & Word
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Time served with an Engineering qualification (ONC/HNC or equivalent) in an electrical bias
  • Maintenance and breakdown experience
  • Strong problem solving skills


  • Experience of a computerised work order system
  • Previous experience of working in a port or similar environment
  • Good understanding of the companies Policies and Procedures
  • LV/HV switching experience
  • Experience of Compex
  • Experience of conveyor systems and cranes
  • Experience of operating plant and equipment

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 undertake 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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