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9165 - Radio Frequency Test Engineer

  • Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Wiltshire
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 17/09/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH87744

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c.£30,000 - £35,000 + Full benefits package includes - Contributory pension scheme, share incentive plan, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, childcare vouchers, holiday vouchers, other leisure discounts etc

Our people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving. Why don't you join some of the world's finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today?

The Job

We are looking for you to join our RF, Radar and Communications Team based within the Radio Trials Centre. As an RF test engineer you will support testing of aircraft communication, radio navigation and other Radio Frequency (RF) based systems.

This role offers the opportunity to develop technical competencies in the use of RF test equipment and test & analytical methods. The role will require development of competencies to allow cross-skilling into other parts of the RF Design, Test and Evaluation Group.

Key Accountabilities

You will be responsible for:
* Providing technical leadership and development of other operator's knowledge
* Providing customer support and expertise
* Improving efficiency and developing modern ways of working in line with industry best practice
* Supply of trials data to internal customers (e.g. Trials Engineers) and external customers;
* Attendance at pre-flight briefings for flight trials
* Supporting facility maintenance and calibration activities

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

* Electrical/Electronic/RF/Communication Engineering Qualification, e.g. HNC
* A high standard of computer literacy, e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel
* Knowledge of RF Test and Measurement Techniques and underpinning standards/specifications
* Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
* Organised and methodical work ethic
* Good problem solving abilities
* Full UK driving licence (manual)

Desirable skills:

* CAA Ground radio Operator licence
* Knowledge of military aircraft avionic systems
* Driving licence trailer towing class
* Elevated Platform "Cherry Picker" operator Licence/ Working at Heights/ Tower climbing trained

To Apply

If you're ready to apply, fantastic! Click "apply" and if your CV is shortlisted I will call for an initial chat/screening in confidence within the next week

Interviews will take place in late August so if you're interested please don't hesitate as we are short listing as we speak!

If you need any further information drop me (Jenny) an email

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