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EUROPEAN MARINE ENERGY CENTRE

Engineering Technician

Hydrogen Development Manager

Senior Electrical Test Engineer

Marketing Officer

 

Engineering Technician

£26,789 - £32,743 plus contributory pension

Providing first line technical and engineering support, the Engineering Technician will support the provision of EMEC’s testing infrastructure, carrying out maintenance on EMEC’s onshore and offshore facilities and equipment. You will work with clients to support their needs, be involved in a wide range of technical projects and infrastructure improvements, and assist in maintaining availability of EMEC’s data acquisition systems and the integration of new equipment.

Educated to HND level in electrical engineering, IT, or mechanical services, we are looking for someone with over three years’ experience in electro/mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, offshore oil and gas or a similar industry. Experience working with instrumentation and measurement systems is essential.

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

Closing date for applications:  1pm on Monday 26 June 2017

Interview date: Wednesday 12 July 2017

 

Hydrogen Development Manager

£34,538 - £42,213 plus contributory pension

As part of a pioneering project looking to generate hydrogen from tidal and wind energy, EMEC has recently installed an electrolyser at its tidal test site. To support our diversification into this exciting new sector, we are seeking a Hydrogen Development Manager to assess and implement hydrogen related business streams. You will be responsible for identifying opportunities for hydrogen related R&D projects as well as establishing export routes for the hydrogen produced from the electrolyser.

An all-round education, with a first degree in a relevant science or business subject, is essential to this role. You will have at least five years’ experience developing or delivering new business in a service or energy sector. This role requires an ambitious, motivated individual with strong commercial acumen.

Whilst the preference is for the post holder to be based in Orkney, consideration will be given to other locations within Scotland.  This full-time post is for a fixed term of 2 years initially.

Closing date for applications:  1pm on Friday 30 June 2017

Interview date: Tuesday 18 July 2017

 

Senior Electrical Test Engineer

£34,538 - £42,213 plus contributory pension

As a grid-connected test facility, maintaining our electrical infrastructure is key. We are looking for a Senior Electrical Test Engineer to ensure that EMEC’s electrical systems meet client’s requirements and are operated to relevant standards in a safe and efficient manner. You will work closely with clients, participate in technology design reviews and deliver power performance assessments of wave and tidal energy technologies. You will manage the operation of EMEC’s electrical systems, ensuring availability of HV electrical connections and a range of electrical measurement equipment. 

Educated to degree level in a technical or electrical subject, you will have at least five years’ experience working in the renewable industry, with familiarity of HV electrical operations.

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

Closing date for applications:  1pm on Monday 26 June 2017

Interview date: Wednesday 12 July 2017

 

Marketing Officer

£21,843 - £26,697 plus contributory pension

EMEC’s marketing services have expanded to include delivery of dissemination and communications work packages in EU funded projects. We are looking for a Marketing Officer to support delivery of these projects and EMEC’s wider marketing strategy. You will be required to work across numerous marketing disciplines (including PR, market research, and event management) to promote EMEC, our clients and projects, as well as the progress taking place in the marine energy sector.

A degree in marketing or a closely related subject is essential for this role, as are excellent communication skills and an eye for detail.

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

Closing date for applications:  1pm on Wednesday 28 June 2017

Interview date: Thursday 6 July 2017

 

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Contact Information

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