Working at CorPower Ocean you will be a part of a world class team, determined to make big impact. We are on a mission to bring reliable and competitive wave energy to the world. You will find a dynamic work environment with highly motivated and skilled individuals. We offer autonomy and flexibility, combined with great personal responsibility. Having shown game-changing performance in wave energy, your work will be watched from around the world.


We are now looking for a hands-on person with relevant experience from marine operations and field testing of industrial machinery to take a leading role in our ocean testing activities in Portugal. This role is based in our Portuguese entity in Viana do Castelo where you will take the main responsibility for all local marine operations related tasks.


  • Coordinate and support a variety of marine and logistics operations: marine vessel movement, equipment, administrative work, mooring patterns, etc.
  • Maintain, update and design marine field instructions, including submarine cables layup and retrieval, anchoring charts, mooring plans/arrangements for vessel operations, and record of all marine activities in the field.
  • Procure and maintain material and equipment used for on-land and offshore operations
  • Verify the readiness and HSE compliance level of each vessel and personnel before any offshore marine operation
  • Perform assorted job-related duties, as assigned.
  • Support assembly and on-land testing of Wave Energy Converters
  • Support pilot installations in the field 

Skills and qualifications

  • Electromechanical, Mechatronics, Mechanical or Electric engineering degree with at least 5-year experience in, electromechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and control systems. Or equivalent proved relevant industrial / offshore engineering experience.
  • Specialized training or certification in marine operations or offshore engineering will be a plus.
  • Combined knowledge of vessels and equipment, and experienced on activities involved in marine operations engineering including: method statements/story boards; deck layouts; mooring analysis (arrangements and specification); tow arrangements and bollard pull; lifting arrangements; rigging and equipment design, project specific stability analysis; sea-fastening design and motion analysis.
  • A solid theoretical knowledge blended with practical experience is highly valuated.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and understand priorities, based on project schedule.
  • Willing to work in outdoor environments – open ocean.
  • Ability to climb ladders, stairs, work in tight spaces and to perform job tasks that require standing, kneeling, crouching, twisting upper body, working in cramped positions and in small openings.
  • Proficient in English, both spoken and written. 

As a person:

  • you are striving for excellence and put quality into everything you do
  • you love to learn new things and take pride in constantly developing your skills
  • you always searching for the most simple and elegant solutions to difficult problems
  • you are persistent, knowing it takes stamina to reach ambitious goals
  • you are data driven and strive to always back your points with a solid analysis
  • you are outspoken and like to interact with colleagues, partners and suppliers   

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Viana do Castelo

4900-530 Viana do Castelo Directions View page

What's in it for you?

  • Our mission

    CorPower Ocean brings competitive wave energy technology to the world, unlocking one of the largest untapped sources of renewable energy - harnessing the natural power of the oceans to help us tackle climate change and achieve a sustainable low-carbon future.

    We are solving a grand challenge that no one else have cracked the code for. With growing global attention to the health of our Earth´s environment, this mission is more important than ever. We find it hard to imagine doing anything more meaningful than this!

  • Your impact

    Each team member works with a high degree of autonomy and flexibility, combined with great personal responsibility. The technical and commercial challenges you will be part of solving are complex, cutting-edge and highly inspiring . Entering the world of wave energy technology with CPO gives you a unique chance to use, improve and hone your skills.

  • Fun!

    It's not all just hard work here at CPO. In reaching our goals we laugh, we care, we are a CPO-family that enjoy both solving challenges and hanging out with each other. During the journey to complete the dream of a better future there will be lots of challenges, but also lots of fun,and tremendous sense of achievement - you don't want to miss it!

  • CPO benefits

    We offer an attractive packages including: competitive base salary, stock options , health & wellbeing support , pension plan, health insurance, and six weeks of paid vacation.

Be part of something great

We are a dynamic, supportive, fun and a truly international team of more than 10 nationalities including industry experts innovators, experienced interdisciplinary engineers and business professionals.

CPO strive to combine the best of world class knowledge from around the world with a true entrepreneurial spirit devoted to developing the best wave energy technology out there .  


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