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We’re Hiring – Metocean Engineer/Oceanographic Technician

Partrac is a growing metocean company based in UK.  We have an exciting opportunity for a Metocean Engineer/Oceanographic Technician 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:

  • Planned and preventative maintenance, test and inspection, calibration and set up of a wide variety of specialist instrumentation and oceanographic moorings, ready for deployment in the marine environment.
  • Adherence to project management systems e.g. QHSE procedures, accurate completion of project and equipment documentation to maintain ISO accreditation.
  • Participate in project mobilisations and servicing of seabed systems, metocean buoys and fixed systems such as wave radar and tide gauges.
  • Assistance with the preparation of project documentation in line with legislation and regulation, industry best practice and client requirements
  • Preparation of factual survey reports to a high standard with strict deadlines

What you will have:

  • Educated to level 3 or above in science, engineering, electrical or mechanical installations
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a technical or engineering role
  • Experience with writing Risk Assessments & Method Statements
  • Demonstrable experience in the practical delivery of technical projects, including equipment knowledge, engineering design and experience with the deployment/installation of instrumentation in coastal and offshore environments
  • Practical workboat experience, including lifting operations
  • Systematic and methodical approach with a fine attention to detail
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and sensors, data loggers and instrument interfaces with IT and telemetry systems.
  • Fluent in English (spoken, reading and writing) Clear and confident communicator
  • Full driving licence

What you will bring:

  • Demonstrable experience in the practical delivery of technical projects, including equipment knowledge, engineering design and experience with the deployment/installation of instrumentation in coastal and offshore environments.
  • Practical workboat experience, including lifting operations
  • Systematic and methodical approach with a fine attention to detail.
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • A Willingness to travel, predominantly UK and Europe, you will be flexible and adaptable due to the working patterns, changing with the weather and vessel availability.
  • 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 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: METOCEANSW