Mechanical Assembly Technicians

Mechanical Assembly Technicians

Job Title: Mechanical Assembly Technicians
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 05/11/2019
Reference: 896383_1572943011
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 05, 2019 08:36

Job Description

Our client is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. Due to a peak in workload, 20 vacancies have arisen for Mechanical Assembly Technicians to work on their communication satellite payloads.

This is a contract role and the successful candidate must be eligible to achieve SC clearance.

Main role and responsibilities:
To perform mechanical integration activities:
*Equipment integration
*Waveguide integration
*Coax cable integration
*DC harness integration and connector mating and de-mating
*Structural component integration
*Active participation in continuous improvement activities
*Ensuring correct completion of build paperwork for all activities you have performed
*Interpreting technical documentation (schematic drawings, wiring diagrams, 2D and 3D General Assembly Drawings, technical notes and integration procedures)

Skills and Experience
Assembly experience of the following in high quality manufacturing area:
*Detailed assembly and integration (equipment and processes similar to, or to the standard required for aerospace industry).
*Basic engineering hand skills
*Experience using basic hand tools
*Tool control
*Technical documentation
*Handling and use of chemicals and hazardous substances
*Harness securing methods
*Experience use of Measuring equipment, Vernier Callipers / Micrometre

Desirable skills
*Experience in a similar role
*Previous experience of working in a cleanroom environment
*Machine shop trained
*Installation and removal coaxial cables / DC harnesses
*Experience carrying out structural activities
*MLI (Multi-Layered Insulation) blanket installation and tailoring experience
*Previous experience of space/aerospace inspection activities
*Inspection of critical electronic/electrical/electro-mechanical hardware
*ESA, aerospace or other high quality wiring experience
*Knowledge on RF systems
*Must be able to work at height and in a restricted space

Please note, you must hold or be eligible to obtain SC clearance for this role.

Additional Information:
Location of work: Portsmouth
Contract role
Duration: 6 months
SC Clearance is essential for this position

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 this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

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 resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a contract role.

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