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Engineer - Principal - Electronics/ Electrical/ Control

  • Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 27/04/2018
  • Job reference: J381507A

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Senior & Principal electrical, electronic or control engineers required by an industry leading engineering organisation to support and work on a variety of exciting projects differing in status and longevity. The part of the organisation this post sits in is responsible for complex, high integrity, engineering design and support projects across a range of world-class defence platforms.

You will be working in a dynamic and supportive team and will have the opportunity to further develop your skills in the design, development and integration of electrical and electronic hardware, software and systems.

Location: Bristol

Salary: up to £50,000 per year

Contract Type: Permanent

Main Responsibilities:

  • Be involved in a significant proportion of the overall product lifecycle, from requirements capture, through to on-platform commissioning and in-service support.
  • Support the planning, design and delivery of complex mechanical handling and weapon launch systems equipment.
  • Undertake concept or detailed design dependent upon the maturity of the projects underway.
  • Electrical, Electronic or Software design at system and sub-system level
  • Integration of hydraulic/pneumatic systems in the overall design
  • Design and task estimation
  • Lead and manage a small team of engineers

Required experience and qualifications:

  • HNC I Degree qualified in Electrical I Electronic / Controls engineering, Computing or similar related qualifications and experience.
  • Ability to work as a self-starting individual and as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A positive attitude with a desire to learn new skills and to work safely.
  • Successful candidates must be eligible to hold UK Security Clearance.


  • Experience of 'hands on' commissioning and fault isolation on electrical / electronic / control systems.
  • Experience of requirements management.
  • Experience with development using Beckhoff PLC systems and IEC61131 programming.

If you are interested in applying for the role please "click apply" or contact James Pearce at Experis.

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