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We’re Hiring – INSTRUMENT Technician

Partrac is a growing metocean company based in UK.  We have an exciting opportunity for an Instrument Technician (onshore) to join our expanding team.

Partrac are Europe’s leading independent metocean provider for the renewables and low-carbon industries. We are known for delivering high quality and safe metocean monitoring campaigns to the growing renewable industries across Europe and have worked on every floating windfarm in the UK to date.

We have a culture of continual improvement, teamwork and openness. For candidates with the right aptitude there are opportunities to be involved across a range of exciting projects, obtain training and grow with the company.

What you will be doing:

  • Ensure that all equipment is prepared and maintained to the highest standards. 
  • Undertake bench test and inspection, calibration, acceptance tests and set up of a wide variety of specialist instrumentation and oceanographic moorings, ready for deployment in the marine environment.
  • Working closely with project teams to deliver projects on-time and to a high technical standard.
  • Develop and maintain Partrac’s asset register and asset tracking system.
  • Maintain equipment records and warehouse systems.  
  • Adherence to project management systems e.g. QHSE procedures, accurate completion of equipment documentation to maintain ISO accreditation.
  • Assist in facilities management and day to day running of the warehouse.

What you will have:

  • Educated to level 2 or above in science, engineering, electrical or mechanical installations
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a technical or engineering role
  • Ability to interpret technical specifications
  • Profficiency in Microsoft Office packages
  • Awareness of sensor design, data loggers, communication protocols and telemetry systems.
  • Fluent in English (spoken, reading and writing) Clear and confident communicator
  • Full driving licence

What you will bring:

  • Demonstrable experience of marine instrumentation 
  • Background in electronics, engineering, surveying or similar.
  • Systematic and methodical approach with a fine attention to detail.
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to priorise effectively 
  • A positive pro-active attitude

What you’ll get:

Working at Partrac means you are trusted to use your initiative. We will give you the freedom to follow your ideas and to make an impact. 


You will find yourself in a culture that champions continual improvement, openness, and teamwork. If you are on the lookout for new, better ways to do things and want to be supported by a talented team of peers, you will fit right in here.

Our company is growing quickly, so there are plenty of opportunities for progression. As we are a market-leading team and well respected in our industry, working with us will be an excellent career move.

Some of the benefits our team love include: –

  • Working in a market leading team with a high level of industry recognition
  • Interesting and varied projects that make a positive difference.
  • A resilient, dynamic working environment.
  • Regular training and professional development.
  • A friendly, supportive team environment.
  • Generous holiday allowances.
  • Flexible working options.
  • Competitive salary and benefits.


Balance is important at Partrac. The SW metocean department is based in Devon, in the heart of the south west, within striking distance of Dartmoor and amazing surf beaches.

To apply: Email your CV and a covering letter to southwest@partrac.com   Ref: TECHSW