Electrician (Permanent)

We are looking to employ an experienced Electrician to join our maintenance team at the Port of Blyth.

The Port has an array of cargo handling equipment that includes FLT, Cranes & Heavy Plant; experience of working with these types of equipment both mechanically and electrically would be an advantage.

You will be responsible for carrying out Electrical Engineering Maintenance work on all Electrical Services, Systems, Plant and Equipment (Planned and Breakdown), in addition to Electrical Installation works in accordance with current regulations.

This is predominantly a day shift position; however, you will be required to work shifts and weekends when necessary. Overtime will also be required to cover the needs of the business.

Due to the nature of our business, you will need to be flexible with a can do attitude. You will also be required to assist with the loading/unloading of cargos. Therefore, the successful candidates will be required to learn all aspects of Stevedoring including operating plant & equipment where required.

Our business is located across four sites, so a full driving license is essential.

In return we are offering a basic salary of £35K per annum for 37.5 hours per week. Overtime will be required to cover the needs of the business.

In return, we are offering:

  • A basic salary of £35K per annum moving up to £37.8k for 37.5 hours per week
  • Private medical scheme
  • Generous Pension
  • 25 days holiday + statutory days
  • Annual bonus scheme

About Port of Blyth

Port of Blyth is the port operating division of Blyth Harbour Commission, an independent statutory trust established in 1882. It is one of the largest Trust Port’s in the UK handling cargo across four terminals based around the River Blyth.

Together with major logistics and training divisions, the Port group has a growing turnover exceeding £31 million, driven by growth across a variety of sectors but particularly offshore energy, with the Port is now recognised as a major strategic east coast base supporting the sector. Other trade handled includes containers, dry bulks (coal, aggregates, cement etc.) and marine fuels.

How to apply

Applications in writing by email to Stuart Balmer-Howieson (HR Manager):


Closing — 14/06/2024