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Technical Administrator - Engineering & Maintenance

Date: 11-Jun-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.




Job Title: Technical Administrator – Engineering & Maintenance



Managing the technical and project data and ensuring governance with policies and systems in the Asset Management team.


Main Responsibilities

  • Management of Capital Expenditure reports and approvals
    • Working with Project Managers and Finance team, produce and manage project cost reports for Capital expenditure from creation to closure
    • Creation and management of capital approvals
    • Processing internal project costs, e.g. Timesheets and expenses
    • Manage capitalisation of assets
    • Processing and administration of all matters relating to the procurement of works and payment of Contractors and suppliers relating to Project works
  • Regional CMMS (Mainsaver) System Administrator
    • Maintenance of asset records including creation and updates
    • Administration of users’ profiles, records and security
    • Provide training and assistance to other mainsaver users
  • Management and creation of reports
    • Create, manage and communicate daily and monthly reports using Crystal reports (SAP), Power BI and/or Excel to extract data to aid decision and work tasks in Management of Assets and Projects
  • Aid the Project and maintenance administration teams as required.



Essential Criteria

  • Experience working in office environment
  • Good at planning and prioritising workload
  • Flexible to ensure deadlines are met
  • Experience of data management and administration
  • Competent IT skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Good communicator and confident in dealing with enquiries



  • Previous experience in finance or technical administration
  • Experience in Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Mainsaver, Finance software or similar Cost and Asset management software packages
  • Experience in creating and manipulating reports with Power BI and Crystal (SAP)
  • Experience in Engineering, Maintenance and/or Asset Management environments


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.