Senior Electro-Mechanical Engineer

Would you like to make a difference at one of Europe’s busiest transport hubs? If so, this could be the role for you!

Here at the Port of Dover, we are now looking for a Senior Electro-Mechanical Engineer to effectively manage existing electro-mechanical assets, to deliver improvements or replacements of existing assets as well as to deliver new electro-mechanical assets. This role sits within the Engineering department in the Functional Team which is responsible for Berths and Utilities. In this role you will be working as both an Engineer and as a Project Manager.

As an Engineer, you will be identifying and producing solutions to Engineering problems on electro-mechanical assets including hydraulics and water and sewerage systems. You will be assessing conditions of existing assets, identifying remaining life, needed asset investments and producing designs for required works. As Project Manager, you will manage all aspects of projects from inception to completion including preparing and managing contracts with Consultants and Contractors.

About You

We’re looking for an individual who is educated to BSc/BEng in Engineering (as a minimum) and who is a Chartered or Incorporated Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) or equivalent. With proven experience of a similar role, you will have demonstrable skills and experience of design, construction and maintenance of electro-mechanical assets and be competent in the inspection and maintenance of electro-mechanical assets and associated legislation and standards.

About the Port of Dover

The Port of Dover is Europe’s busiest ferry port, a vital international gateway for the movement of people and trade.

It is also an award-winning cruise port, the second busiest in the UK and hosts some of the world’s most prestigious cruise lines. Other successful businesses include a cargo terminal, a top award-winning marina and several niche activities. The business mix is diverse.


  • 25 days holiday
  • Free parking
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Private Health Care
  • Life assurance

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