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Electronics/Electrical Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
  • Sector: Electronics / HW Design, Engineering, Other
  • Date posted: 06/11/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH91006

Electronics/Electrical Engineer


3 months -Shift working required

Education Required:HND/HNC

Main duties:

  • Provide Electronic and Electrical support to this facility, reporting to the Controls, Systems and Instrumentation: Farnborough II Team Leader.
  • Set up Instrumentation and Data acquisition systems in line with the tunnel programme. Rig and derig scale aircraft models to be tested.
  • Fault finding, diagnosis and maintenance of electronic and electrical systems down to component level where necessary to maintain tunnel systems (LV & HV) and instrumentation.
  • Preparation & Maintenance of documentation for electronic and electrical.
  • Carry out Electrical Authorised Person (AP) duties to JSP375 for, large LV & HV electrical machines and Electrical plant (training will be provided).
  • Plan and cost maintenance and facility Electronic & Electrical upgrades.
  • Train & supervise other members of staff in the team.
  • Perform basic Electronic and Electrical design work and system integration
  • Operate Facility plant equipment (appropriate training will be provided).
  • Co-ordination of the calibration of test equipment and instrumentation for the 5MWT(Electronic, Electrical & Mechanical).

Requirements of the role:

  • Electronics / Electrical Engineering to NVQ level 4 / HND (or equivalent). Or, higher or suitable experience (evidence required).
  • Possess a working knowledge of Electrical and Electronic equipment and systems.
  • Have a good working knowledge of instrumentation and data acquisition equipment (preferably pressure transducers, strain gauges, temperature transducers, load cells and test equipment).
  • A strong and demonstrated ability to work 'hands-on' from first principles to safely diagnose electrical and electronic issues (to board level) and implement prompt, effective and safe repair schemes.
  • Ability to interpret Electronic and Electrical drawings.
  • Be literate with the operation of computers and common software packages, in particular basic operating knowledge of Microsoft office Word and Excel (training could be provided).
  • Knowledge of maintenance principles.
  • Capable of working at heights and in enclosed spaces & on occasions outside.
  • Advantageous, but not required (as training can be provided):
  • Some knowledge and experience of PLCs and microcontrollers, their maintenance and programming.

Hours 37 per wk. standard

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