Field and Test Engineer
Location: Devonport, Plymouth
Main Purpose of Role
Babcock Mission Systems provides Engineering support to a number of key customers - developing, supplying, installing and commissioning complex electronic information and communication systems and providing through-life in-service support.
To deliver this support an engineer is required to provide electronic system field and test engineering expertise to existing customer contracts as well as business development opportunities. In order to execute the role and associated responsibilities, the post holder will need to have a varied level of knowledge and experience in the following disciplines but not be limited to:
- Installation and commissioning of complex electronic information and communication systems;
- Technical fault finding of issues on complex electronic information and communication systems;
- Conduct of test, evaluation and acceptance activities including Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT), Installation Inspection (II) and System Acceptance Tests on complex electronic information and communication systems;
- Undertaking of routine scheduled maintenance tasks for assigned projects' systems;
- Generation of Health, Safety, and Environmental Risk Assessments for assigned project tasks;
- Maintaining an awareness of design change, updating plans and schedules, monitoring and analysing progress and serving specific task requirements.
Knowledge and Experience
You will require knowledge and practical experience of installation, commissioning and setting to work of complex networked electronic information and communication systems. You will also require IT/Network skills including configuration of various network devices such as routers and switches, experience of systems employing radio frequency techniques, practices and operation of associated test equipment.
What else do I need to know?
The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role. We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face. Babcock are continuing with essential recruitment activity but implementing relevant recommendations to ensure that this is done in a responsible way with consideration of the unprecedented circumstances we are facing. Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants. All applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you've completed this you'll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please visit our careers page. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs. This advice is valid at the time of publication and changing government advice and Babcock working practices take precedence at any particular time.
All applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you've completed this you'll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please check our career website for more information. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly. We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.
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We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please check our career website for more information.
Closing date: 17th September 2020