Here at AV Dawson our business is powered by our people and they are key to our success.

Engineering Assistant

Reference: AVD/31/2021

As part of on-going business development, we are looking to enhance our current team with an Engineering Assistant. Based at our Port of Middlesbrough site, the successful candidate will be required to assist the Engineering department’s personnel with maintenance repairs.

The key aspects of the role include:

  • Assisting Maintenance personnel with diagnosing and carrying out mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and other repairs on industrial vehicles and plant equipment.
  • Partake in training to carryout preventive maintenance of plant equipment, for example, forklift trucks, loading shovels and shunt trucks.

As a successful candidate you will have:

  • Engineering experience, i.e., bike/car/van/truck mechanic or electrical/electronic background.
  • The ability to manage your own time and work with minimal supervision.
  • Willing to learn with ambition to progress.
  • Excellent communication skills, highly organised and able to work as part of a flexible wider team.
  • Excellent approach to health and safety standards and procedures.

Successful applicants will be required to show expertise, initiative, focus and commitment.

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and a brief covering letter to AV Dawson HR Department

This role offers competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package

From its Port of Middlesbrough base, AV Dawson provides a full freight logistics service, including shipping, rail freight, warehousing and storage, all supported by an extensive road transport fleet. Employing around 240 people across the region, AV Dawson is dedicated to the development and progression of it’s employees and strives to give back to the community in which we operate.


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