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Job Description

Faststream is exclusively supporting Orkney Islands Council to recruit a Technical Manager to head up and manage the Marine Services across the stunning Orkney Islands based in the North coast of Scotland.

In the role of Technical Manager, you will be responsible for the overall technical management of a mixed fleet of vessels, including ROROs, tugs and pilot boats. You will hold line management responsibility for an engineering team and be responsible for ensuring the vessels are maintained to the highest standards, as well as managing the planned maintenance systems, refits and upgrades amongst various other technical duties.

The ideal Candidate will have:-
  • Chief Engineer unlimited Certificate of Competency
  • Shore based experience essential
  • Sea going experience as Chief / 2nd Engineer
  • Financial acumen and ability to manage budgets
  • Leadership experience desirable, but not essential
  • To be based in Scapa on the Orkney Isles
The successful candidate will have the opportunity  to experience a truly unique way of life with no two days in this role being the same. The area offers a quality of life unique to this stunning area of natural beauty. You will work across a diverse area or the Marine and Ports sector, from fishing boats, tanker delivery, SOV offshore renewables, cruise ships.