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Environmental Trials Technician - Southend-On-Sea

  • Salary: Company Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
  • Sector: Mechanical Engineering
  • Date posted: 07/04/2017
  • Job reference: J363209A

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Environmental Trials Technician - Southend-On-Sea


An exciting opportunity has arisen 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.


  • You will work within the team at the Environmental Test Centre on site.
  • 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.


  • Formal Apprenticeship or HNC in Mechanical Engineering or Electro-Mechanical Engineering
  • Knowledge and experience within a relevant engineering subject (mechanical engineering, electro-mechanical engineering, Environmental Testing etc.)
  • Knowledge of environmental engineering highly desirable

Behavioural Requirements

  • Active team member
  • Committed to achievement
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Proactive & self motivated
  • Flexible in delivering additional volumes and working hours.

Security Clearance

The successful applicant will need to be eligible to gain Ministry of Defence security clearance.

How to Apply

If you think you have the required skills and experience to become an Environmental Trials Technician in a prestigious environment, apply online today to be considered for an interview.

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