Job vacancies

Port Engineer

Salary: Circa £45 - £50K DOE

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

We are seeking a suitably experienced and qualified individual who is looking for an opportunity to continue their career development and wants to establish a long-term career with a successful team.

 

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, with strengths in water related civils, river and/or maritime engineering
  • 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
  • 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

 

Closing date for applications 30 September 2017.

 

 

Site Security Officer

Salary: £17,766

 

We have an immediate vacancy for a Site Security Officer to be based at The South Gate, East Quay, Newhaven, East Sussex.

Working on a shift rota basis you will be working 12-hour shifts including days, nights, weekends and bank holidays (4 x shifts on, 4 x off).

Your role is to ensure that all reasonable efforts are made to protect the Port and that staff and visitors are able to go about their business in a safe and friendly environment.

 

Main duties will include:

  • Assisting customers
  • Reporting incidents
  • Dealing with confrontational situations and respond to them in a professional manner
  • Maintaining visitor records
  • Site patrolling
  • To act within the authorities set out by Management and the company’s working procedures

 

Candidate Requirements:

Reliable with excellent time-management skills

  • Good interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate clearly with people at all levels
  • A Confident and professional manner
  • Conflict management aware
  • To be able to observe and accurately record incidents as they occur.
  • Able to prioritise workloads and be flexible in the approach to varied tasks

 

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

 

Closing date for applications 27 August 2017.