Electrical Engineer - SIC04026

Shetland Islands Council

  • Location: Graven
  • £26,657.10 to £27,757.60 per annum, H
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: SIC04026

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The Electrical Engineer is responsible to the Senior Technical Engineer and is part of a multi disciplinary team of maintenance personnel within Marine and Air Operations. You are responsible for undertaking a range of maintenance on all Ferries and terminals operated by the Shetland Islands Council. The main areas of work include overhaul and maintenance of plant whilst vessels are out of service, in annual refit or whilst in temporary layup. In carrying out this role all members of the team must be fully aware of all operational requirements, restrictions, regulations and the Council's approved Safety Management System (SMS). The post holder is required to be on call for periods of time.

Specific duties include:

To undertake maintenance, repair or replacement of plant whilst vessels are at refit or are out of service. This will involve working with and to the procedures contained within the MCA approved SMS. To conduct electrical maintenance and upkeep of linkspans, associated hydraulics, their control systems, and other ferry terminal plant. To regularly liaise with contractors, suppliers and other marine personnel associated with the electrical works, equipment and parts. To keep inspection records of all plant and equipment, write reports on overhauled items and maintain other documentation as necessary. Completion of work orders and documentation as generated by the Maintenance Management System. To assist in breakdown maintenance at short notice, disrupting the service as little as is practicable.

More details is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached below.

You will be required to report for duty at the Port Administration Building, Sella Ness.

For further details relating to this post, please contact: David Henderson or Michael Slater, Senior Technical Engineer on 01595 744235/233 or e-mail ferries.admin@shetland.gov.uk

Please follow the link below for further information.

Additional Information The grade of this post is Grade H Salary shown is inclusive of Islands Allowance (£2,157 per annum). Salary shown is for 37 hours per week. A relocation package does not apply to this post. We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland. Ability to work outside normal hours/standby as required.

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

The Individual Must be in possession of an HNC/SVQ3 or recognised apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering. Must have proven electrical/electronic experience of working onboard vessels or in a shipyard environment. Must be willing to work outside normal hours and at remote locations. Must be available 24 hours a day whilst on standby to respond to emergency breakdowns. Must hold a full, current driving licence.


Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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