Current Vacancies

We currently have the following vacancies:

SENIOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our electrical team, as we move into the next phase.  You should be a motivated individual and be able to lead the electrical team confidently in the absence of the team manager.  This is a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to develop their skills and contribute to the overall success and growth of this world leading technology.  You will be based full-time in Orkney with occasional travel. 

Duties will include:

  • Specification, design, procurement, installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of electronic/contol, electromechanical and electrical systems up to 1000V.
  • Specification, procurement, installation and commissioning of HV systems including switchgear, transformers, connection systems, subsea cabling and grid connections, ensuring compliance with EMEC/DNO requirements and standards.
  • Assist with installation, commissioning and operation of HV electrical systems.
  • Assist Electrical Engineering Manager to ensure all work is performed in compliance with all regulatory authorities, SRTP Electrical Safety Rules and SRTP Safety Management Systems.
  • Working with other discipline engineers to successfully integrate all electrical, control, instrumentation and hydraulic hardware and software systems necessary for operation of generation and auxiliary systems.
  • Liaise with other discipline engineers to gain a full understanding of the requirements of the turbine control system in interfacing with electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and communication systems.
  • Liaise with external contractors and suppliers as required for procurement of equipment and services.
  • Supervision and co-ordination of technicians as required.
  • When necessary, working at shipyards or other locations to assist with integration, commissioning and testing of electrical and electromechanical systems.
  • Performing and assisting with all aspects of offshore testing
  • Compliance with company health and safety policy and responsibility for completion of method statements and risk assessments.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, qualified through equivalent experience in a similar role
  • Excellent team working and communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Experience working in the renewables sector would be a distinct advantage

Salary will be dependent on experience.

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SENIOR FINANCE MANAGER

Scotrenewables Tidal Power Ltd is seeking a motivated Senior Finance Manager to join senior management and assist this exciting renewable energy engineering company in commercialising its world leading, floating tidal energy technology.  The Company is headquartered in Kirkwall, Orkney with a small office and team based in Edinburgh; the preference would be for an Orkney based position but this could be negotiable.

 Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Senior Finance Manager will have the key responsibilities as:

  • Have day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the Company.  This would include the development of financial management and spending control procedures.
  • Supervision and management of a small team within the Finance department.
  • Ensuring the Company's accounts are managed and audited in keeping with requirements.
  • Support the development of project budgets alongside potential grant applications, and continue with support of Project Managers and project teams in the management and reporting of budgets.
  • Work closely with Senior Management in strategic business and cashflow planning.
  • Support the CEO in their corporate responsibilities including collating and preparing reports and presentations, budgets, accounts and financial statements for review with the Board of Directors.

The Company is ideally looking for a candidate with:

  • Proven experience of implementing budget management and control over multiple complex projects.
  • Established track record and experience of managing finances at a senior company level.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of an organisation.
  • Experience in budget control and procurement (including contracting strategies) of multi £M engineering projects would be useful.
  • Experience and understanding of the renewable energy sector and/or power generation would be useful.

Salary dependent on experience. 

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CONTROL/INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEER

We are currently recruiting for a Control/Instrumentation Engineer to join our electrical team, as we move into the next phase of commercialisation of our world leading, floating tidal energy technology.  You should be a motivated individual, being to able to work independently as well as being a good team player.  This is a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to develop their skills and contribute to the overall success and growth of the company.   You will be based full-time in Orkney with occasional travel. 

 Duties will include:

  • Support the Senior Control Engineer in the design and implementation of tidal turbine control system hardware and software.
  • Support onsite installation and commissioning of control hardware such as PLC's, embedded PC's, I/O modules, control cabinets, etc.
  • Specification of instrumentation and comms hardware and software, with onboard installation and interfacing into control system.
  • Design, implement and test control routines and HMI/SCADA interfaces for remote and safe operation of the turbine.
  • Liaise with other discipline engineers to gain a full understanding of the requirements of the turbine control system in interfacing with electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and communication systems.
  • Liaise with external contractors and suppliers as required for procurement of equipment and services.
  • When necessary, working at shipyards or other locations to assist with integration, commissioning and testing of electrical, instrumentation and control systems.
  • Assist with general electrical and electronic tasks as required.
  • Performing and assisting with all aspects of offshore testing.
  • Compliance with company health and safety policy and responsibility for completion of method statements and risk assessments. 

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Degree or higher level education in a control-related discipline
  • 3+ years experience of design, installation, commissioning of control systems
  • Experience with IEC 61131-3 standard
  • Knowledge of different SCADA software
  • Knowledge of industrial communications
  • Excellent team working and communication skills
  • Experience working in the renewables sector would be a distinct advantage

Salary will be dependent on experience.

Interested candidates should reply with CV and covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.