Who We Are
We are the largest independent shipping company in Ireland offering integrated shipping, logistics, and maritime services through our offices in all the major ports in Ireland. With over 130 years operating in the shipping industry, we offer an unrivalled level of experience and expertise to our customers.
Help us provide an unrivalled service to our customers and build on our position as market leader in our industry. Are you a qualified Electrician? Consider joining our maintenance team in Dublin!
The Electrician will join our maintenance team based in Dublin Port to maintain, repair and service equipment used by Doyle Shipping Group.
On a daily basis, the Electrician will work with our equipment, which includes Tugmasters, RTGs, LHM cranes, forklifts and various other heavy plant, troubleshooting faults with mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems in a wide variety of situations and also proactively servicing equipment.
The Electrician will work on a four-day rotation shift. We endeavour to operate twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week based on the needs of our customers, ship schedules and maintenance schedules; therefore, the Electrician’s working hours will include early morning, late evenings and weekends.
Responsibilities / Principal Duties
Maintain, repair and service, all electrical and mechanical aspects on equipment used by the Doyle Shipping Group which will include, but not limited to, Tugmasters, RTGs, LHM/Gantry cranes, forklifts and various heavy plant
Maintain, repair and service all the Company’s handling equipment
Maintain all PPM equipment maintenance records
Provide technical support across multiple heavy plant machinery and cranes, facilities and services including HVAC systems, LV/HV Switchgear, lighting systems, electrical installations
Troubleshoot faults with mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems in a wide variety of situations
Assist other electricians, fitters and operational personnel in the maintenance, repair, and service of equipment
Troubleshoot faults with control gear and PLC systems
Monitoring, setting, and maintenance of the heating, water and lighting systems
General building maintenance (changing light bulbs, emergency light testing, etc.)
Ensure equipment being worked on and the work area is kept clean and free from obstacles always except for necessary tools
Ensure Company vehicles, plant and machinery are functioning within acceptable safety and operational standards
Ensure all electrical repair and maintenance work undertaken is carried out safely and in accordance with the Company’s procedures and policies
Any other duties the management may from time to time deem necessary and reasonably require.
Qualified electrician or a degree level qualification in electrical engineer
Minimum of 3 years’ experience working as an electrician, electro-mechanic or electrical technician with experience on PLC systems and/or Danfoss units
Fluency in English both spoken and written
Full, clean Category B driving licence or an equivalent driving license from another country which is valid in Ireland
Knowledge of and/or experience working with marine/harbour cranes
Knowledge of and/or experience working with Rubber Tyre Gantry (RTG) cranes and or Ship-to-Shore Gantry (STS) cranes
Knowledge of and/or experience working with harbour mobile cranes, RTG and STS cranes by the following manufacturers would be desirable: Liebherr, Koni, Gottwald, Kalmar/Cargotech, Terex, ZPMC
Knowledge of reading wire diagrams is essential for this position
• Ability to use initiative
• Adaptable and flexible
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
Pay & Benefits
The successful candidate will also be eligible to receive:
- Company Pension Scheme (with company contributions)
- Death In Service Benefit
- Dental Care Scheme
- Sick Pay Scheme
- Vision/Eye Care
Salary for this position will be discussed with the successful candidate