Weather Forecaster

In Aberdeen

Full time


Closing Date: 5th December 2018

Salary: Competitive, plus additional benefits.

Responsibilities

The Forecaster is responsible for providing marine and aviation forecasts and alert services for the renewable energy, shipping, oil and gas industries. Additional duties can include but will not be limited to training provision, verification and related tasks.

You must be willing and have the ability to work on a shift basis including nights, weekends and public holidays. You will become part of our Aberdeen based UK team of meteorologists and work closely with the global StormGeo forecast centres.

Recent experience of renewable energy, oil and gas, marine forecasting, shipping and aviation forecasting will be an advantage.

Essential Requirements:

  • Formal qualification in meteorology.
  • Forecasting experience, preferably in either marine or aviation meteorology
  • Demonstrable fluency in both written and spoken English.
  • EU residency/EU work permit.
  • Willingness to work shifts

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and begin a rewarding career in weather forecasting; interested applicants should send a detailed copy of your C.V. and a covering letter to: Recruit-uk@stormgeo.com Please mark your application with “Forecaster Aberdeen” in the subject line.

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About StormGeo

StormGeo is a world leader of shore-based ship routing advisory services and software, on-board voyage optimization systems and fleet management systems. The company’s mission is to provide innovative decision support solutions and services that enable companies in the maritime industry to improve effectiveness, increase profitability, maintain safety, and minimize environmental impact.

The company routes 60,000 ship voyages annually and 6,000 vessels are fitted with StormGeo on-board ship routing software. Its award winning products and services are designed to help ship owners, charterers, operators, fleet managers and captains identify the safest, most time-efficient or fuel-efficient routes for their fleets. StormGeo Shipping is headquartered in California's Silicon Valley, with worldwide offices in Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, New York, Shanghai, Singapore and the UK.

StormGeo is a market leader, providing decision support services and products for weather sensitive operations. The company offers solutions in the offshore oil and gas, shipping, renewable energy, onshore business continuity, media and aviation industries. The StormGeo Group is headquartered in Bergen, Norway and operates out of 22 offices in 16 countries. More information is available at www.stormgeo.com.