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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.

Closing date for applications: 1pm Friday 26th July 2019

Interview date: Thursday 15th August 2019


Visit our website for further details

For an informal discussion about the post call:

Elaine Buck | 01856 852224

European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd

Old Academy Business Centre, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AW


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