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Vacancy: Electrical Engineer

Orkney is leading the world in the development of marine renewable energy and we have two exciting opportunities that can place you right at the heart of the industry.

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is the world’s leading test facility for wave and tidal energy converters, having supported more real-sea deployments than at any other site in the world.

Electrical Engineer

£26,556 – £32,458 plus contributory pension

We are seeking an Electrical Engineer to provide first line electrical support and assistance of EMEC’s HV and LV systems including client’s electrical connections and acquisition & reporting of electrical performance data. You will support the provision of EMEC’s testing infrastructure, carrying out maintenance on EMEC’s facilities and equipment. You will also assist with the management of electrical safety and maintaining availability of EMEC’s data acquisition systems and the integration of new equipment.

Educated to degree level or equivalent in an electrical or electronic subject, you will have at least three years’ experience working in the electrical industry, with familiarity of HV electrical operations.

Based in Orkney, this is a permanent full-time post.

Do you want to lead the charge in the marine energy revolution?

Apply now

Thank you for your interest in working at EMEC. Please consider the job description and submit your C.V. to info@emec.org.uk along with a covering letter explaining how you believe you fit the description for the post. Please also complete and submit the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form. All of the relevant documents that are required to apply for this job can be found at the bottom of this page in the downloads section.

For an informal discussion about this post please call Donna Ritch on 01856 852040.

Please note that you must be eligible to work in the UK in order to be considered.

Closing date for applications: 1pm on Wednesday 22 November 2017
Interview date: Friday 8 December 2017

Please indicate any times that you will not be available for interview. You will be notified by phone regarding the time of the interview if you are short-listed.

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