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The PLA currently have the following vacancies. Click on the underlined post title for a copy of the advertisement.

Assistant Building Tradesperson

We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Tradesperson to join our Civil Engineering team. The successful applicant will have a sound knowledge of construction and maintenance to semi-skilled level (NVQ2 or equivalent) gained through a recognised training scheme or at least 3 years’ experience in a relevant construction environment. Applications close 3 May 2021.

Civil Engineer

We are seeking an experienced chartered civil engineer to lead our civil engineering department. Reporting to the Director of Marine Operations, this role will lead the delivery of land and marine construction and building maintenance projects as well as overseeing the facilities and physical security aspects of our main offices and operational centres located throughout the tidal Thames and its estuary. Applications close 3 May 2021.

Marine Engineering Technician (Mechanical)

The PLA is looking for a marine engineering technician to work within the Marine Engineering department. Applications close 25 April 2021.

The application form can sent electronically via email or posted using the address below:



Please also see the Guidance Notes for Applicants PDF. and if you have any queries about the above documents, please contact the HR department on 01474 562200.

Human Resources Department
Port of London Authority
Royal Pier Road
Gravesend DA12 2BG        Tel: +44 (0)1474 562 292    Email: recruitment@pla.co.uk

It has been brought to our attention that job offers have been made in the PLA's name and requesting payment to process applications. The PLA never makes offers of employment in this way and will never ask for payment as part of the recruitment process. Candidates will only be contacted if they have applied via the proper channels.