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Electronic Engineer

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Job summary

Salary £28,891.00 to £33,094.00
Rentention Allowance* £5000 per year (paid monthly) is awarded to this post until September 2019. This allowance is currently under review
Location Aberdeen
Hours Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date 04 June 2019 at midnight
Reference IRC69829 E
Employment Type Permanent Employee


We are currently seeking applications for an Electronic Engineer within The Engineering Group based in Aberdeen. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.

The successful candidate will join the Marine Scotland Science Division to implement succession planning in a business critical service area. This will ensure sufficient time for the transfer of knowledge held by existing staff prior to their retirement and the distribution of the workload, while continuing the delivery of the group’s objectives and the support provided to MSS in areas of work.

Qualifications Required 
A degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering.

Please note: If you fail to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as stated above, your application will be sifted out.

Essential Criteria
1. A high level of technical experience, with strong analysis and practical problem-solving abilities to help influence designs.
2. Proven skills in the assembly, testing and fault-finding of electronic circuit boards and instrumentation, including the ability to solder.
3. Excellent oral, written and diagrammatic communication skills, with the ability to translate complex ideas into clear concepts supported by working knowledge of modern software packages.
4. Proven ability to work in multidisciplinary teams with other engineers/scientists onshore and on research and commercial vessels.

For further information on this vacancy please download and review the “Person Specification and Further Information for Job Applicants” which you will find below. To apply, you must fully complete and submit an online application via this website before the closing date. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Neil Collie who can be reached at neil.collie@gov.scot or on 0131 244 3669.

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0131 244 8500 or via recruitment@gov.scot.

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