Technician

Closing date: 
April 30, 2019
Location: 
Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey

POSITION: Technician

EMPLOYER: Minesto UK Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Minesto AB

LOCATION: Holyhead, Anglesey, North Wales

REPORTING TO: Chief Operating Officer

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Tuesday 30th April 2019. Please email your application to apply@minesto.com 

QUESTIONS: Please call 01407 762907

The Company

Minesto is a world-leading marine energy technology developer with the mission to minimise the global carbon footprint of the energy industry by enabling commercial clean electricity generation from tidal streams and ocean currents.

Minesto’s award-winning and patented product, a subsea kite technology called Deep Green, is applicable in areas where no other known technology can operate cost effectively.

The company was founded in 2007 as a spin-off from aircraft manufacturer Saab. Today, listed on the Nasdaq First North stock exchange with more than 50 employees and operations in Sweden, Wales, Northern Ireland and Taiwan, Minesto is a driving force in the creation of an emerging renewable energy industry.

Minesto considers Equal Opportunities* to be of strategic value in its organisational model. We expect equality, fairness and respect for all in our employment. As such, Minesto opposes all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination of individuals.

The Role

The role is to become a valued member of the onshore Minesto team and participate in all aspects of our operation onshore and offshore as required.

Performance of the Deep Green Technology is Minestos core business and as this exciting project continues to expand, Minesto require a Technician to join our team of engineers.

The goal of this project is to commission, test and maintain the worlds’ first full-scale Deep Green power plant of the coast of Holy Island.

This challenging position is multi-disciplinary, working with our highly experienced and skilled personnel in a collaborative environment, with cutting edge marine energy technology.

The role offers you an opportunity to become part of a strong and international team in a pioneering industry.

Responsibilities

Your overall responsibility is to support the mechanical and electrical engineering departments in all maintenance, installation and operation of the DG500 tidal turbine including fastening devices and subsystems:

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with the assembly, testing, commissioning and maintainance of mechanical & electrical parts / sub-assemblies / assemblies
  • Manage stock and tools, following stock control procedures & Asset Registers
  • Participate in commissioning and logistical activities onshore and offshore.
  • Form part of the Offshore deployment team for the power plant.

Your Profile, Experience and Qualifications

We are looking for a committed team player with experience of working on your own initiative and as part of a team. Practical hands on attitude, capable of taking ownership of assigned work and ensuring deadlines are met. Having a flexible approach to working in varying weather conditions and an interest in renewable energy. A driving licence is required for this role.

Desirable

Experience of working within industrial, maritime / offshore environments.

Entitlement to tow a trailer would also be desirable.

This position is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the Welsh Government.  

*Specifically committed to gender diversity in the workplace and the equal treatment and acceptance of both males and females in an organization. Minesto opposes all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.