Marine Fitter

40 hour week | Competitive salary and benefits | Opportunities for career development.

You’ll work as part of a team that provides an all-encompassing and proactive service maintaining the Authority’s fleet of vessels in accordance with manufacturers’ recommendations.

Your primary activities will include: working on marine engines, gearboxes and vessels’ stern gear – as well as ancillary equipment such as mechanical, hydraulic or electrical systems.

You will also conduct planned maintenance regimes and undertake vessel refits as well as maintaining non-marine industrial plant, structures, vehicles and equipment.

Video: Our Marine Engineering Manager Brian Hill provides an insight into the role the team plays within the Authority.

About you

Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a marine engineering background with evidence of vessel refits and planned maintenance systems.

Most importantly we’re looking for a team player who is able to use their own initiative, has a flexible, can-do attitude and is reliable.

 – Role specification pack

Download – Application form

DownloadEqual opportunity form (please complete and return with your application form)

Please send your completed application form to Human Resources Department, Harwich Haven Authority, Harbour House, The Quay, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3HH or email to

Closing date: 30th July 2018

Interviews: August 2018