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 licence is essential.

In return we are offering a basic salary of £28K 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 £28K per annum for 37.5 hours per week, moving up to £32k per annum upon completion of fully funded training course.
  • Private medical scheme
  • Generous Pension
  • 25 days holiday + statutory days
  • Annual bonus scheme

Port of Blyth

The Port of Blyth is a major statutory UK Trust Port, expanding rapidly and having recently announced record Group turnover of over £30 million. Much of this growth is driven by its position as a leading UK offshore energy support base that continues to be at the forefront of offshore wind and renewable energy development.

The Port has a reputation for its customer focused and innovative can-do approach to handling services, covering a number of sectors including offshore energy, project cargo, containers, dry bulks and break-bulks.

Its major subsidiary, Transped, provides a comprehensive worldwide door to door forwarding and logistics service, whilst Port Training Services offers award winning industrial and port related training across the UK.


How to apply

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


Closing — 30/12/2023