Hardware Engineer (Test Equipment)

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    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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    Up to £40.00 per hour

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    Stephen Slade

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Location: Cheltenham

Duration: 12 Months

Rate: £40.00/hr

Key Activities

Commissioning/Integrating new Special To Type Test Equipment

Creating/Reviewing/Updating Engineering documentation under configuration management system

Investigating in service design issues.

Essential Responsibilities

Design and development of test equipment hardware to production standards, complying with all current regulatory and safety requirements.

Design and commission hardware

Verification and subsequent pro-active modification, during test equipment and test item integration.

Liaise with project, manufacturing, test equipment, in-service personnel and other stakeholders

Support the integration and commissioning of the hardware with test software and units-under-test

Qualifications / Requirements

Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent knowledge and experience

Competent in the use Microsoft Office

Desired Characteristics

Experience of test equipment design, development, and hardware/software integration for Avionics or Aviation Power products.

Knowledge of PC based test architecture (for example PCI and VXI).

Knowledge of high level software languages, principally Borland C++.

Flexible approach to problem solving.

Ability to deliver solutions on-time, to budget and required quality

Ability to manage change and obsolescence issues.

AutoCAD and/or schematic capture competency.

For further information, please contact Stephen Slade on 0161 924 3959