Marine Scotland

Vacancy: Electronic Technician: closing date 23 July

June 27, 2019 by No Comments | Category Marine Scotland general, Marine Scotland Science, Vacancies

We are currently seeking applications for an Electronic Technician within the Directorate for Marine Scotland 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.

Marine Scotland Science (MSS) plays an important part in supporting Marine Scotland’s stated commitment to Managing Scotland’s Seas for Prosperity and Environmental Sustainability. This vacancy is in the Engineering Group of the Business Operations programme. This group aims to provide innovative science and sound advice to managers and stakeholders which leads to sustainable sea fisheries and enhances the potential for economic growth.

Qualifications Required:

Electrical or Electronic Engineering Qualification.

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

Essential Criteria:

  1. Proven skills in the assembly, testing and fault-finding of electronic circuit boards and instrumentation, including the ability to solder.
  2. Computer literacy and numerical facility, with a working knowledge of software packages such as Excel and Word.
  3. Excellent team-working skills, with the capacity to work independently both in the laboratory and at sea.
  4. Proven ability to work in multidisciplinary teams with other engineers/scientists on research and / or commercial vessels.

Further Information:

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 or 0131 244 3669 or Jim Hunter on 0131 244 3385 or

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact HR Resourcing on 0131 244 5800 or via

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