Mechanical Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Malta

AquaBioTech Group

is a global consulting and engineering company with over 20 years of experience in aquaculture, fisheries and other aquatic sciences.

About the Job

Immediate Vacancy: Mechanical Engineer.

AquaBioTech Group is looking for a qualified individual to work on the design, development, coordination and reporting of various aquatic/aquaculture projects relating to the aquaponic/hydroponic and RAS systems for fish and shrimp species in hatcheries and grow-out operations that the company supplies to its international clients. The successful candidate will be working alongside our team of international staff on certain projects within the company as well as assisting in areas such as product procurement and testing, project oversight and commissioning.

Synopsis of position offered:

A position within AquaBioTech Group has arisen for a suitably qualified person to work on a variety of projects within the Group’s diverse portfolio. The position is described as Mechanical Engineer.

The responsibilities of the selected candidate are focused as follows:

  • the primary task is to provide engineering assistance in the design of aquaponic/hydroponic and recirculation systems for fish/shrimp hatcheries and on growing farms. Our design team requires technical input from a mechanical engineer regarding optimising designs in recirculation systems for our internal and external projects. In aiding with the project specific designs, the candidate will help prepare detailed plans, engineering calculations, specification lists and Bill of Quantities (BoQ) for projects in order to devise accurate budgets, financial plans and purchase management programs. There will also be the need to travel to help supervise overseas installations and projects commissioning.
  • Reporting directly to the Design & Engineering Manager, the position is demanding requiring a person who is highly motivated and self-organised. The selected person must be prepared to work to very tight deadlines in isolated and multi-functional projects and in conjunction with a team of international staff based at our head-office based in Malta, as well as staff who are based at the project sites.


Qualifications Overview

A successful candidate is likely to have a good solid background in Mechanical Engineering, preferably with at least an B.Eng. level of education, although experience-based candidates are encouraged to apply. Experience/specialisation in recirculation technology is an essential asset that is sort in a candidate.

The selected candidate will have a number of assignments to develop and work on in juxtapose, but will also be expected to become involved in the overall marketing and promotion of the AquaBioTech Group’s services so as to ensure that a continuous stream of work comes into the company.

The selected candidate will have to speak and write English fluently and be a clear communicator. Knowledge of any other languages would be considered an asset, although not essential.

The selected candidate must have a clear passport with no travel restrictions or legal convictions and be in possession of a clean driving licence. Applicants must be prepared to travel at short notice as part of international assignments the company is awarded.

Financial Package

The successful candidate will be offered a long-term, fixed-term contract with the company. The starting package offered for this position will be structured largely upon the chosen candidate, reflecting the experience the candidate brings to the company, but also in line with the cost of living in Malta and could include an accommodation package, if required.

Application Procedure

Further information about AquaBioTech Group and the services we offer can be viewed at Applicants are required to submit a full Curriculum Vitae in the AquaBioTech Group Europass format that must be downloaded from our website (click APPLY button). This file must be filled  using Acrobat Reader® or any other PDF viewer (not directly on your browser) – no other CV formats will be accepted. Questions about the application should be directed to the Admin & HR Director, on

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