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Semi Skilled Engineer

Date: 25-Nov-2021

Location: Immingham, GB

Company: ABP

We’re the UK's largest ports operator with a network of 21 ports around Britain. We handle around one quarter of the UK's seaborne trade and contribute £7.5 billion to our economy every year.

It’s a story we’re proud of but it doesn’t end there. We’re transforming our business and embracing the future.

We offer a vast range of roles spanning the UK, all rooted in a culture that welcomes diversity, fosters talent, encourages internal movement and progression, and places safety as our number one priority.




Role: Semi-Skilled Engineer

Location: Immingham (Humber International Terminal)



To ensure that all 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.

  • 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 tasks 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
  • To facilitate the auditing and organisation of the engineering buildings, yard and equipment stores.
  • 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.
  • Operate both ABP’s and hired vehicles, plant and equipment subject to any necessary training having been provided.


About you:

You will have prior experience within an engineering department ideally within the ports or heavy industry sectors, and have worked on a wide range of industrial equipment. You’ll need to be flexible in your approach and happy to assist with a variety of tasks within the department – this could mean assisting the engineers, undertaking lubrication and condition monitoring routines, general stock control and cleaning responsibilities. The role is covering days working 1 in 3 weekends.


Skills, Experience & Qualifications:



  • 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.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • Engineering Maintenance Experience
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Experience of operating plant and equipment



  • Experience of a computerised work order system.
  • Previous experience of working in a port or similar environment
  • Good understanding of the companies Polices and Procedures
  • Sound I.T skills which should include Outlook, Excel & Word


The role comes with a competitive basic salary plus an excellent benefits package including 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays & the option to purchase up to 5 additional days), private healthcare and wellness schemes, pension starting at 8%, range of discounts with a number of retailers and companies including BMW and Hyundai and a variety of charitable initiatives.


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.