Service Centre Technician

Service Centre Technician

Job ID:  3982
Department:  Safety & Survival
Category:  Port / Agency Operations

Middlesbrough, GB

Employment Type:  Permanent

Company Overview

Gibb Safety & Survival is the go-to provider and Europe’s leading distributor of safety, personal protection equipment, and survival products for the energy sector. The end-user of the products we supply work across the offshore oil & gas, marine and renewable energy sectors where a normal day at the office could involve scaling offshore wind turbines, handling hazardous and toxic materials, or coming face to face with dangerously high temperatures. Our customers rely on Gibb Safety & Survival to supply them with the products and solutions they need to keep them safe, always. Our specialist sector knowledge and extensive product range enables us to add value to our customers and provide stronger advisory services across the sales, hire, and servicing of their protective wear.


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Gibb is part of Clarksons – the world’s leading provider of integrated maritime services including broking, finance, port services and research. Clarksons is at the heart of global shipping and has an unrivaled reach, expertise, and depth of experience. Clarksons partner with clients across every sector to meet the demands of the world’s rapidly evolving maritime, offshore, trade and energy markets. Building on our unique heritage and harnessing our insights to see further, faster, we work with our clients and communities to create strategies that have a positive impact on the industry and the world around us. Dedicated to excellence, it’s our people that drive success for our clients.

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Role Summary

We are seeking a Service Centre Technician to join us in our Teesside location. The ideal candidate will have experience testing and inspecting PPE equipment and supplies to ensure they are compliant with regulations. This role would suit someone who is self-motivated, highly organised, and proactive, who enjoys being a valued member of the team.

What you’ll be doing

  • Carrying out tests and inspections of our PPE equipment and supplies to ensure they are up to standard and are compliant with regulations.
  • Using diagnostic equipment to test and identify faults with PPE equipment and supplies.
  • Travel domestically and potentially overseas to provide clients with a face-to-face service.
  • Completion of accurate documentation and recording of testing and inspections through our computer system and centre records.
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy work environment, as well as comply with health, safety and environmental working practices and regulations at all times.
  • Where capacity allows, undertake warehouse duties, such as packing products, taking deliveries, and maintaining stock records and documentation.
  • Completing additional / ad hoc duties as required to meet the needs of the business.


What we’re looking for

We invite applications from candidates who can demonstrate:

  • Drive and self-motivation, with the desire and commitment to succeed, deliver excellence and make positive change;
  • Relationship building, with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to quickly build rapport;
  • Collaboration, able to work well with others across diverse backgrounds to share information, develop skills, and deliver results;
  • Resilience with the ability to persist and adapt;
  • Smart problem-solving and analytical abilities, with a curious and inquisitive mind, and an openness to new ideas;
  • Professional integrity and a respect for company values.

Other requirements

  • Good levels of written and verbal English
  • LOLER Certification preferrable
  • Willing to travel domestically and overseas
  • Diligent and conscientious, with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-starter who is highly organised
  • Ability to work alone as well as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to use own initiative and prioritise
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proactive and approachable in nature
  •  Reliable and strong work ethic
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Good MS Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel)


  • Overtime opportunities