Test & Commissioning Engineer

£24000 - £28000.00 per annum + bonus, holiday, pension
24-07-2020 10:34 AM
Test and Commissioning Technician


£24-£28k Dependent on experience

Candidates will need to undergo an internal BPSS check prior to gaianing acess to site
Candidates will need to be eligable to undergo SC Clearence


It is the role of the Test & Commissioning Technician to install, commission, test and subsequently maintain equipment at my clients business in Portsmouth and on-site when required.

  • Set-up, configure and test existing equipment ensuring that equipment works to its specification.
  • Carrying out activities in line with the company's test procedures.
  • Investigating problems, diagnosing/repairing faults.
  • Install, commission, test and subsequently maintain equipment at the site in Portsmouth and on site when required.
  • Work with engineering and technical staff to develop new and existing equipment.
  • Ensure documentation and test results are recorded as required.
  • Feedback design and maintenance issues to appropriate personnel. Run system demonstrations.
  • To control and maintain professional standards within the test areas.
Person Requirements

Essential Requirements:
  • Ability to read and understand drawings
  • Decision-making / problem solving skills
  • Strong self-management and organisation skills, and attention to detail
  • Strong presentation skills, confident speaker and professionally presented when interacting with customers
  • Flexible, enthusiastic individual who is self-motivated and able to work well under own initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Must be a team player

Preferred but not essential:
  • HNC/HND in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering
  • Time served apprenticeship
  • Experience of working within a Defence environment
  • Knowledge of Naval standards
  • Ability to use Microsoft suite, and analyse data within Excel
  • Some travel to dockyards in the UK & overseas may occasionally be required
The application process could not be easier, simply email your CV and cover letter to Simon Cheung on scheung@astutetechnical.co.uk or call directly on 023 93 911 007.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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