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Coda Octopus Products based in Edinburgh has a requirement for two Junior Technicians/Apprentices to join its busy team developing and manufacturing leading-edge subsea 3D imaging and survey technology used in a wide range of applications in the oil and gas, construction and security industries.

We are looking for two (2) Apprentices to train on the job to become a product engineer.   We will provide day-release and support for ongoing education.

The primary function of the Junior Technician/Apprentice is to work within the manufacturing department supporting the assembly, test, service and repair of electronic and mechanical products produced by Coda Octopus. Initially, you will work as part of the manufacturing team on a wide range of tasks encompassing all aspects of the manufacture and repair process from inspection and preparation of incoming items for service and repair, through to preparation and QA inspection of outgoing items. In addition to electronic and electro-mechanical assembly, you will also be involved in the installation and configuration of software and firmware on various products, including diagnosing PC and computer system faults.

As required by the wider team, you will from time to time assist with preparation of equipment for rentals, demonstrations and exhibitions and may occasionally be required to go to customer’s premises and on board vessels in support of our operations.

Applicants should have a demonstrable interest in engineering or electronics together with an aptitude for electro-mechanical assembly. Applicants will ideally have obtained qualifications e.g. ONC/HNC in a technical subject together with some practical experience in a technical or manufacturing environment. On-the-job training and support in our products, technologies and the use of our systems and processes will be provided, alongside a day-release further education course in an appropriate discipline.

All candidates must have attained a good standard of basic Maths, English, IT or any subject in the sciences.

A strong work ethic and the ability to integrate into the existing team is also of high importance.

For further information about Coda Octopus Products Ltd please visit our website at www.codaoctopus.com.

If you feel you have the necessary qualities and qualifications to join our team then please send your CV and covering letter to jobs@codaoctopus.com explaining why this job is right for you. 

Closing Date for this position is 31 March 2018.

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