Equipment Engineer

Equipment Engineer

Job Title: Equipment Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896147_1565710167
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 13, 2019 16:29

Job Description

Do you want to work in an exciting company who develop technology for the Civil Aerospace, Defence, Space, Industrial, Medical and Scientific industries? If so, this global company who work on some of the highest profile projects such as Eurofighter Typhoon and the CERN large hadron collider are expanding and are keen to recruit an Equipment Engineer.

You will be responsible for maintaining, repairing and upgrading production equipment and jigs used for the manufacture of RF products. These equipments are many and varied and include furnaces, shot blasters, vacuum systems test equipment (Inc. high voltage), welders and laboratory equipment.

Your duties and responsibilities as Equipment Engineer will include:

Organisation and prioritisation of own workload.
Use good health and safety practices at all times.
Support the equipment build and calibration teams.
Assist with apprentice training.
Identify needs for preventative maintenance and implement.
Carry out regular scheduled safety inspections and preventative maintenance tasks.
Carry out reactive breakdown maintenance.
Assist in sourcing of spare parts for equipment and setting up spares stocks.
Mechanical fabrication of components for equipment repairs.
Suggest and implement equipment improvements.
Assist production engineers with technical support regarding equipment.
Assist with producing risk and COSHH assessments.

Your Qualifications and Experience will include:

Technical/engineering/craftsperson apprenticeship is very desirable
HNC or equivalent in an engineering discipline
Good communication skills
Good health, safety and housekeeping practices.
Ability to work from detailed technical drawings and wiring diagrams.
Ability to work within deadlines and budgets
Electrical fault finding.
Fault finding of mechanical systems.
Previous experience of working in a maintenance environment.
Basic pipefitting knowledge.
Pneumatic design and fault finding.
Three phase and high voltage electrical.
Basic sheet metal fabrication techniques.

Job Title:Equipment Engineer
Salary:Negotiable, Competitive
Location:Chelmsford, Essex
Job ID:896147


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.