Head Office, 17-27 Queen's Square
17-27 Queen's Square
North Yorkshire

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 2nd November 2022

PD Ports is seeking a Mechanical Fitter / HGV to undertake servicing and repair work on a mobile plant at the Tees dock port. The role comes with a generous salary and benefits package.

As a key member of the engineering team, you will assist in planning maintenance and servicing activities in line with statutory requirements and manufacturer specifications.

You will be required to work 162.5 hours per month. Hours of work include Monday to Friday 07:30hours – 15:30hours.

In this role, you will address the following tasks:

  • Undertake planned maintenance and servicing, predominately of Port equipment, such as reach stackers, 3.5t – 45t forklift trucks and tractor units
  • Sometimes work on cranes such as harbour mobile cranes, RTG’s and ship-to-shore cranes
  • Respond to breakdowns and failures using problem-solving techniques to return the equipment to service with minimum downtime
  • Assist in planning maintenance and servicing activities in line with statutory requirements and manufacturer specifications.

To apply, you will need relevant experience. As the role is within a multi-skilled and fully flexible working environment, skills in other trades would be a distinct advantage. Experience of hydraulic systems, burning, welding and mobile plant electrics would also be desirable. You will need a full driving licence for this role in order to attend breakdowns on-site and at other sites in the area.

You will receive an excellent salary and benefits package in return for your skills, including cycle-to-work scheme, training, employee assistance programme (health, finance, etc.), company pension scheme and sick pay scheme.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch with the PD Ports team today to apply for this full-time Mechanical Fitter / HGV position in Tees dock.

PD Ports is one of the UK’s biggest and most progressive port groups with a reputation for excellence gained from decades of experience and a highly skilled workforce. PD Ports employs over 1,300 people nationwide whilst also operating one of the most ambitious apprenticeship programmes in the maritime industry as part of its ongoing commitment to supporting the next generation.

If you are interested in joining the team at this exciting time, please submit a detailed C.V. outlining your relevant skills & experience along with a cover letter to: hr.recruitment@pdports.co.uk

Previous applicants need not apply for this role.  


             Closing date: Wednesday, 2nd November 2022

Award Winning

PD Ports awarded Gold Status from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for its commitment to health and safety excellence for the third consecutive year.

PD Ports - RoSPA Award Winner 2023