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Vacancy: Performance Test Engineer

EMEC is the world’s leading test facility for wave and tidal energy converters, and has supported more real-sea deployments than at any other site in the world.

Performance Test Engineer

£31,224 – £34,693  plus contributory pension

We are looking for a Performance Test Engineer to deliver EMEC’s services into collaborative R&D projects, focussed on marine energy device testing and performance assessment.

Educated to degree level in a relevant technical or scientific subject (preferably related to the marine environment or renewable energy), the Performance Test Engineer will have well-developed critical, numerical and analytical skills / using statistics in data analysis, the ability to write well for a variety of audiences (technical, regulatory, management) and have experience of project management and working in ad-hoc teams.

Past experience in delivery testing or certification products / reports is desirable but not essential. Knowledge of the marine renewable energy environment and it’s associated challenges would be an advantage.

Based in Orkney, this is a full-time post for a fixed term of 2 years.

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 hr@emec.org.uk along with a covering letter explaining how you believe you fit the description for the post.

The following information must also be provided:

  • A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.
  • Written confirmation that you are eligible to work in the UK. Documentation will be requested if you successfully progress to the next stage of our recruitment process.
  • An indication of any times that you will not be available for interview on the date noted below.

For an informal discussion about this post please call Elaine Buck on 01856 852224

Closing date for applications: 1pm Friday 26th July 2019
Interview date:  Thursday 15th August 2019

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.

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