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

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 31st August 2022

The Role
The main responsibility of a Shipwright is to maintain and repair PD Teesport vessels including survey and pilot craft, whilst also maintaining and repairing conservancy wharfs and buildings. The successful individual will work under the direction of the Marine Engineering Superintendent, Dredging Superintendent or Team Leaders as required. This role will require someone who is prepared to work in all weather conditions and carry out physical lifting.

Hours of work:
The role is contracted to 162.5 hours per month.

• 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays, subject to shift pattern)
• Company Sick pay scheme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Opportunity to access Training and Development
• Employee Assistance Programme for personal support (health, finance, etc.)
• Company pension scheme

The Candidate
The candidate must be an energetic, forward thinker who works well as part of a team. The individual should be able to adapt to change quickly and effectively in an ever-changing environment where quick decision making is a necessity and required key skill.

Essential criteria for the role is as follows:
• Technical Experience – minimum of 4 years.
• Driving Licence
• City and Guilds / NVQ in appropriate discipline
• Forklift Driving Licence
• Chainsaw Operator
• Circular Saw/Planer Operator

• GCSE / A Levels – including Maths and English

The Company
PD Ports is a leading UK ports business offering end-to-end supply chain solutions, employing over 1,300 people in the UK. With headquarters based in the North East of England, PD Ports owns and operates the UK’s third largest port by volume.

How to Apply
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 covering letter to:


Closing date: 31st August 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