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Electrical Engineer

Date: 17-Feb-2021

Location: Southampton, 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.




The Role:  Electrical Engineer



To provide support to the Senior Electrical Engineer in the management of Electrical and Electronic works for the Maintenance and Project functions within the Port of Southampton, in order to ensure an engineering and operations service is provided to the port. 



  • To manage consultants, contractors and directly employed staff to safely and professionally complete project and maintenance works (Electrical and Electronics). This would include; HV and LV electrical supplies, operational electrical networks, lighting, building services and plant control systems etc.
  • To prepare drawings, specifications and tenders for Electrical Projects work. To also include prepare cost estimates.
  • Undertake Electrical and Engineering designs.
  • Procurement of equipment and services.
  • Provision of Electrical Engineering support to the Civil Projects Team.
  • Permits to evacuate.
  • Prepare and evaluate Risk Assessments & Safe Systems of Work.
  • Budget control for delegated projects.



    About you:

    You will demonstrate all the right attributes of a good leader whilst being a team player.  However, the real key to success in this role is communication; it is essential that you can use your initiative, be self motivated and proactive.



    Skills, Experience & Qualifications



  • BTEC HNC qualification (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering.
  • Good working knowledge of Health & Safety requirements and ability to produce, update and issue as required all necessary Safe Systems of Work and Risk Assessments. Ensuring compliance with health & safety and other relevant legislation as necessary.
  • Knowledge and ability to work as an Authorised Person issuing permission/permits to work in accordance with both ABP procedures and statutory requirements as necessary



  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD 2015.


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.