Test Equipment Hardware Engineer

Aeropeople Ltd Live
27th March 2024
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Job Type


Job Title: Test Equipment Hardware Engineer
Salary:up to £53,500 per annum dependent upon experience
Location: Portsmouth

We currently have a vacancy to join one of the world's leading, global defence, security and aerospace companies as a Test Equipment Hardware Engineer. The role will be based in Portsmouth and will require the post holder to be on site 5 days per week (no hybrid working is available). Flexible working hours are available- individual circumstances will be discussed.
They work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
You will be joining the Torpedo Test Equipment Team, consisting of 15 team members, providing comprehensive and effective Engineering support service for existing Spearfish and Sting Ray test equipment utilised in the UK at various MoD sites. This role will provide engineering support delivering Test Equipment upgrades to the existing fleet of Test Equipment. The Torpedo Test Equipment Team is part of the wider Torpedo In-Service Support Group.

Main Responsibilities:

• To act as Test Equipment Hardware Engineer, providing comprehensive and effective Engineering support service for Underwater Weapon test equipment
• To support Lead Test Equipment Engineer, in day to day activities to ensure Test Equipment availability
• Diagnosing, surveying and maintaining a wide range of Special to Type and COTS Test Equipment
• Influence and deliver design obsolescence tasks, including implementation of new hardware at the Portsmouth site ensuring that its design aims and requirements are met
• Compiles and approves designs, changes, tasks and concessions

• Enhanced Pension scheme- up to 14% combined
• Flexible working pattern including working from home/ flexible start and finish times
• 25 holiday days plus bank holidays- 26 days after 5 years' service/ 27 days after 10 years' service
• Shared Incentive Plan
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Life Assurance (you and your spouse/ partner)- 6 x salary
• Ill Health Income Protection/ Private Medical Insurance- 50% of salary

About You:

• Knowledge and experience with typical Automatic Test Equipment hardware including COTS instrumentation
• Understand and carry out necessary activity to maintain the design standard of in-service Test Equipment
• Have experience of how to perform the routine delivery of Test Equipment in use at local and customer sites
• Potential to act as Design Authority for specified existing and new items of Test Equipment
• Able to conduct electrical investigations into Test equipment issues

You must be eligible to apply for SC clearance and, therefore, must hold a British passport and have lived and worked in the UK for the past 5 years

About Aeropeople:
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Aeropeople's expertise and experience is entrenched in the aerospace, aviation, engineering, motorsport, automotive, and defence industries. We have the insight and know-how at both a local and international level to help bring people and businesses together, saving time and energy. Our capability is validated through our Engineering Services division encompassing Aircraft Line Maintenance services and Continuing Airworthiness Maintenance Organisation (CAMO), combined with our Aviation Training division offering technical training aircraft courses.

During registration, please let us know where you are currently located or which locations you would consider taking a position in, required salary and notice period.

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