Job vacancies


Civil Engineer

- £45000 - £50000/annum Relocation cost assistance

- Newhaven, East Sussex
- Newhaven Port Authority
- Civil Engineer


Newhaven Port & Properties Limited have an exciting opportunity for a Civil Engineer to work with us to help us continue with our plans for further growth and development, and the delivery of our long-term strategy.

Although Port or Marine experience is desirable, it is not necessary as training will be provided


Your responsibilities will include:
- Delivering maritime and /or river engineering projects from inception to handover
- Preparation of calculations and project documentation including technical notes, specifications and reports
- Assisting with business development and the preparation of bids and tenders
- Ensuring that all plans and works are delivered to the highest standard and are aligned with current legislation and codes of practice
- Overcoming both day-to-day engineering problems and developing long term solutions in line with operational and budgetary constraints
- Identify and manage environmental matters
- Working with supplier resources to deliver projects to the time, quality and budget requirements
- Liaising with all departments on completion of routine tasks across the Port’s infrastructure
- Managing the fault and default reporting system and action plans
- Conducting routine Port infrastructure inspections and compiling reports
- Staff supervision of the engineering, mechanical, maintenance and general port ops teams.
- Liaison with internal and external stakeholders
- Contribute to the maintenance of the positive public image of the Port 


Candidate Experience & Personal Specification:

- Experience in engineering design, contract documentation and construction supervision.
- Excellent knowledge and practical experience of current codes of practice and industry standards, including consents and the approvals process for all aspects of the role
- Motivated towards improving team and individual performance
- Flexible approach to working hours which may include weekends, bank holidays and unsociable hours
- Previous staff supervisory experience
- Previous project management experience
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Competent user of all Microsoft IT packages

 

Qualification Requirement:
- A Chartered/Professionally qualified engineer or approaching chartered/qualified incorporated status
- Alternatively a degree qualified civil and/or maritime engineering (MEng level in an associated subject would be advantageous)

 

In return you will receive:
- A competitive salary
- Relocation cost assistance
- 28 days annual leave plus all bank holidays
- Training and development
- Generous pension contribution scheme

 

Please apply today by sending your C.V. to bev.lawrence@newhavenportauthority.co.uk

 

Maintenance Electrician 

- £26000 - £28000/annum 

- Newhaven, East Sussex
- Newhaven Port Authority
- Maintenance Electrician 

Description

We are looking to recruit a commercially experienced Maintenance Electrician to join our expanding team based at Newhaven Harbour.

As a fully qualified electrician with 17th Edition, you will be responsible for maintenance, installations of new equipment and fault finding and repairs of existing installs. 

Testing and inspection qualifications would be an advantage although not essential.

Due to the nature of the work it is vital that you hold a current driving licence, are able to work both as part of a team, and can also be relied upon to work effectively independently.

Your standard working hours will be Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 4pm, Friday 8am – 1pm. In addition, you will be required to be available to work ‘on call’ on a rostered basis which will include weekends (vehicle supplied) in order to support the Port which operates 24/7. 

All call outs and overtime will be paid at overtime rates in addition to your standard salary.

In return you will receive a competitive salary and 25 days annual leave + bank holidays.


Please apply today by send your CV to: bev.lawrence@newhavenportauthority.co.uk

 

 

Mechanic

- £26,000 - £31,000 per annum + O/T

- Newhaven, East Sussex
- Newhaven Port Authority
- Mechanic

Description

We are looking to recruit an experienced mechanic to join our expanding team based at Newhaven Harbour.

As a qualified mechanic you will carry out a broad variety of tasks that support the busy operation of the Port.

The role will include Plant maintenance, welding and fabrication. If you have experience in these areas it would be advantageous although not essential, as we will provide training.

Due to the nature of the work it is vital that you hold a current driving licence, are able to work both as part of a team, and can also be relied upon to work effectively independently.

Your standard working hours will be:

Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 4pm, Friday 8am – 1pm

 

In addition, you will be required to be available to work ‘on call’ on a rostered basis which will include weekends (vehicle supplied) in order to support the Port which operates 24/7. 

All call outs and overtime will be paid at overtime rates in addition to your standard salary.

In return you will receive a competitive salary and 25 days annual leave + bank holidays.

 

Please apply today by sending your CV to: bev.lawrence@newhavenportauthority.co.uk