Terminal Engineer

Job Title: Terminal Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gosport, Hampshire
Salary: £35000.00 - £36000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J898601_1547744000
Contact Name: Ben Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 17, 2019 16:53

Job Description

Russell Taylor are actively recruiting for a Terminal Engineer to be based out of Gosport.

The terminal is undergoing a complete re-build (due for completion in 2021/22) and will see new tanks, road loading, pumps pipelines, control and safety instrumented systems installed at the facility.

The successful candidate will be accountable for all maintenance and engineering matters onsite and will interface with the central engineering team, lead the execution of minor new works and ensure the site remains compliant against the Planned Preventative Maintenance schedule of inspections.

The Terminal Engineer will need to be an experienced maintenance supervisor/manager, able to demonstrate strong leadership skills with a focus on ensuring a positive culture and safety standards are maintained and improved at Gosport. Working as part of a small team, this role also deputises for the Operations Manager and Terminal Manager and the post holder must be prepared to take on the necessary responsibilities and make appropriate decisions.

The role requires good organisational and administration skills. Good communication and interpersonal skills are also required to build strong working relationships within a safety critical environment promoting a process safety culture and willing to say "stop" when witnessing unsafe acts.


To manage and develop the engineering resources such that Gosport Terminal operates flexibly and efficiently to meet the engineering compliance and KPI targets whilst maintaining an exemplary SHE performance.

Manage the maintenance and engineering interface between the Terminal and the Engineering Department.

Accountable for ensuring the compliance with the Planned Preventative Maintenance schedule of inspections for all site assets at the Terminal via Agility (CMMS).

Maintain plant equipment in order to maximise availability of fuel delivery of fuel to authorised demanders in line with relevant objectives and targets.

Responsible to liaise with Project Engineers and contractors/suppliers to ensure the Risk Assessments, Job Method Statements and skilled person competence is satisfactory to allow work to be approved.

Attend progress meetings, or lead and report on progress where projects are managed by the Terminal.

Identify and initiate Management of Change processes where there is a change to procedures, plant & equipment, people or substances.

Ensure compliance with the Safe Systems of Work (SSoW) at all times, including Control of Works AP, issuing of permits and supervision of contractors.


The ideal candidate will be qualified in an appropriate engineering discipline (Mechanical, Electrical or Control & Instrumentation) and have engineering/maintenance experience working in a high hazard or CoMAH regulated industry such as Oil and Gas or Petro-chemical.

Be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the requirements of an upper tier COMAH installations and the safety culture which must prevail in such establishments, and able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the petroleum supply chain and the working arrangements of a Petroleum Terminal.

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