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Ocean Career: Ocean Engineering Technician at the National Oceanography Centre

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC), the UK's centre of excellence for oceanographic sciences, are a national research organisation delivering integrated marine science and technology from the coast to the deep ocean.

We are made up of a dynamic and vibrant community whose focus is on improving the world in which we live. Our work is balanced by our strong sense of purpose, values and behaviours and an unwavering commitment to a ‘one NOC’ approach.

We have a rich history dating back to 1949, and our future has never looked more exciting as we aim to be the world’s most innovative oceanographic institution.

About the role

To deliver engineering support to the NERC Marine Facilities Programme (MFP), as a junior member of the Ocean Engineering Group, through provision of safe, efficient and effective functioning of NMF marine science equipment and support infrastructure ashore and at sea.

About you

You should have completed an apprenticeship in an engineering discipline or have experience within a similar engineering field.

Why the NOC?

We offer a generous set of benefits including 28 days annual leave, plus 3.5 local closure days and 8 public bank holidays, and a contributory Group Personal Pension Plan.

We are committed to flexible working, trusting our staff to get the job done. And we offer an inclusive and supportive environment where our people can meet their full potential.

The centre is well connected by public transport and has ample cycle parking in addition to free onsite car-parking. We support opportunities for further training and development.

Our commitment as an employer

The NOC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. There is a guaranteed interview scheme for suitable candidates with a disability and we welcome applications from ethnic minorities currently under-represented. The NOC is an Investors in People organisation, and has signed up to the Athena SWAN charter principles to take action to address gender equality.

Application Deadline: 02 July 2021. Please note this vacancy may close earlier depending on the number of applicants. 
Job type: permanent; Full time (37 hours per week) with up to 90 days sea-going.
Salary: £28,440 (Band 7)

Learn more about this opportunity and how to apply.

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