Apprentice Terminal Operator

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Closing Date: 24/03/2024
Working Hours Full Time
Locations Hartlepool, Stockton-on-Tees
Salary £13,000 per year
Company Navigator

Job Description

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for apprentice Operators to join our teams at our
North Tees, Seal Sands in Teesside, and West Thurrock Thames in Essex.
The successful candidates will be enrolled on the 30-month Bulk Liquid Terminal Technician (BLTT) Apprenticeship programme.

The Bulk Liquid Terminal Technician Apprenticeship Program has been designed to develop your expertise across a breadth of operational and technical areas of the business. Your site-based training program is supported by a nationally recognised apprentice standard (Level 3 Diploma Qualification for a Bulk Storage Operator Technician). We support the apprentice standard with all the relevant technical certificates to enable our apprentices to develop their skills in all aspects of Terminal Operations. You will not only gain valuable skills and knowledge around Terminal Operations, but you will also learn all aspects about working
within an Upper Tier COMAH Bulk Liquid Operational Site.

In the area of Process Safety, you will gain valuable insights into all aspects of Process Safety study techniques, COMAH requirements, Human Factors and Functional Safety. We provide a positive environment together with a strong safety and team working culture. The programme is delivered by industry experts and apprenticeship providers Reynolds Training Services.

The first year you will be based at the Terminals and HCF Catch Training Facility in Immingham with the requirement to attend the HCF Catch Training Facility over a number of block weeks.

The second year is spent primarily at the Terminals under a mentorship programme, and you will spend allocated weeks during each month back at the Catch Training Facility in Immingham.

Our Bulk Liquid Terminal Technician Apprenticeship Program will ensure a well-rounded exposure to all areas of Terminal Operations, and we will provide you with the opportunity to make a genuine impact in a company. Navigator Terminals values diversity and is an inclusive workplace where individuals of all genders, backgrounds, and identities are welcome.


Below are some of the tasks that the successful candidates will be required to undertake as part of the role:
• Routine operation of the storage plant and equipment
• Routine operation of pumping and transfer systems
• System configuration
• Road Loading and discharging operations
• Jetty and shipping operations
• Rigging of transfer hoses
• Marine Arm Operations
• Slinging operations
• Manual tank dipping
• Product sampling
• Operation of a range of machinery and pumps used in bulk storage operations


The candidate:

We are looking for Candidates who are hardworking, reliable, trustworthy, and keen to
learn and develop themselves within the Bulk Liquid Storage Industry. You need to be able to demonstrate good communication and problem-solving skills and that you are able to work as part of a diverse team.

You must have minimum qualifications of Grade C/Grade 5 in Maths English, Science, or college equivalent.


The starting salary is £13,000 per year (dependant on age raising to £17,680) in the final
year of the apprenticeship). The hours are 08:00 to 16:00 Monday to Friday.


Whilst this vacancy is for an Apprentice Terminal Operator at our sites, we offer
opportunities for individuals to develop their careers across other aspects of the Navigator Terminals business (Operations Management, Safety Management, Control room operators, Shift Supervisors, Control of Works, and Engineering etc). At the end of the apprentice program a review on available permanent positions will take place.

Please send your CV and covering letter to: by the 24th of March

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