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Marine Electronic Engineer

Posted 02/05/2024
£34,000 - £40,000 per annum
Full time

Catfoss Recruitment Ltd are currently in partnership with a leading marine company that is looking to recruit a Marine Electronic Engineer to their expanding team on a permanent basis.

Marine Electronic Engineer

Location: Northern Ireland (South East) - Other UK roles available (England & Scotland)

Job Description

* The Marine Electronic Engineer's primary role is to conduct installations, and provide maintenance and repairs service for vessels safety, communications, and navigation systems.
* You will conduct safety surveys on a variety of merchant vessel types in line with SOLAS requirements, the relevant Classification societies, or MCA.
* Through continuous development of technical knowledge, they are expected to advice stakeholders and customers when requested to support sales.
* It is expected that engineers will promote sales of the company's goods and services during the course of their duties.

Marine Electronic Engineer - Key Responsibility Areas

* Work with the Principal Engineer and appointed Administrator to ensure the efficient operation of the Marine Service Centre and to maintain existing client relationships and develop new
* Carrying out installation and commissioning of equipment on customers' vessels and premises
* Carrying out maintenance and repair of equipment on customers' vessels and on company premises
* Providing technical support to customers and the company's sales and service agents
* Promoting and seeking the sales of Company products and services during contact with customers
* Able to perform surveys and inspections of ship radio communications and radio navigational installations, subject to being in possession of the appropriate qualifications, accreditations and experience
* Be competent with marine equipment and integrated systems in line with their experience and qualifications
* Be able to travel to other UK and Foreign locations as / when required

Marine Electronic Engineer - Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge

The following skills and experience are required:


* Past experience in a service industry as well as an in-depth knowledge of Marine Navigation and communication systems is essential.
* Good track record in customer service.
* HNC/HND or equivalent in an Electronics / Electrical discipline
* Full driving licence


* GMDSS operator's certificate
* Radio survey experience
* BOSIET or OLF certification
* Experience working for a marine electronics service company
* Navigation and Communications manufactures training courses

Marine Electronic Engineer - Personal Attributes

* Excellent communicator, able to express ideas in both written and verbal form to a variety of audiences.
* Proven ability to think in an entrepreneurial way and apply good commercial business sense to technical decisions.
* Technical competency, able to show an in depth understanding of the rules and regulations surrounding the marine industry as well as knowledge of electronics engineering.
* Working knowledge of the UK maritime market including relevant suppliers.

Intrinsic Factors

* This role is full time and will require regular travel both in the UK and overseas. As this is a service role, there is a reasonable expectation for flexibility with working hours and willingness to undertake overtime.
* There will also be an element of office-based working.
* Use of display screen equipment is also required.
* Security clearance may also be necessary.
* This role includes a requirement to use harness equipment to work at height.
* All Marine Electronics Engineers must be able to pass a working at height medical and pass an annual practical training course.

Marine Electronic Engineer previous suitable job titles: Marine Engineer, Electronic Engineer, Marine Service Engineer, Electronic Service Engineer, Marine Electrical Engineer, Communications Engineer, Marine Communications Engineer, Marine Electronic Technician, Marine Technician, Marine Service Technician

Please apply ASAP

Due to current high volumes of applications to our advertised jobs, we are unable to respond to every application. All successful candidates will be contacted as soon as possible.

Catfoss Recruitment Ltd

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