Electrical Engineer

Shetland Islands Council
Mossbank, Shetland Islands
25068.8500 - 26092.1000
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

The Electrical Engineer is responsible for undertaking a range of maintenance on all Ferries and terminals operated by Ferry Services.
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: Lee Coutts, Engineer Superintendent onor e-mail
Please follow the link below for further information.


The grade of this post is Grade H
Salary shown is inclusive of Islands Allowance (£2,094 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.
Not suitable for job share.
Not suitable for remote working

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.

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