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Environmental Trails Technician 9144

  • Salary: Up to £22500 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 05/11/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH89654





Why recruiting

An exciting opportunity to join a high performing team of multi-disciplinary engineers delivering critical test and evaluation of defence related products. As part of this team you will develop the necessary skills to simulate some of the most challenging environments in the world to ensure that the systems are ultimately safe and suitable for service.

The role

The successful candidate will work within the team at the Environmental Test Centre at MOD Shoeburyness. You will deliver complex testing of high value assets to assess their performance within the demanding operational environments that the systems will be subjected to throughout their operational life.

To achieve this you will develop the understanding as to how to stimulate test assets with vibration, shock, climatic and temperature profiles as well as the inspection and radiography of the equipment throughout the test regime.

You will support the set-up and conduct of trials under the supervision of the suitably qualified environmental engineers in accordance with the customer specifications & working procedures ensuring a compliance with all safety legislation associated with the activities.


Drive and determination to achieve goals and progress your experience and knowledge to work towards engineering status and beyond. You must be able to work well as part of a team

Be flexible and adaptable to the many and varied challenges faced by this role.

Have the ability to become proficient in Environmental Testing.

Key Accountabilities

You will undertake further theoretical education and courses as required to develop your knowledge and experience.

Involvement in interdepartmental movements of test items.

Undertake duties assigned by the team leader & environmental trials engineers.

Undertake duties within all environmental departments, dependant on departmental workload.


It would beneficial to have an engineering background whether this be an apprenticeship or work experience.

Knowledge of environmental engineering is highly desirable

To Apply

If you're ready to apply, fantastic! Click "apply" and if your CV is shortlisted I will be in touch shortly.

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

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