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Senior Field Service Engineer

Senior Field Service Engineer

Job Title: Senior Field Service Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Industry:
Salary: £negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895891_1565625046
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email: tony@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: August 12, 2019 16:50

Job Description

Our client is a leader in the design, development, integration and support of complex systems, including naval sonar, combat management and command systems for maritime, terrestrial and airborne application in the defence sector.

They are currently looking for a Senior Field Service Engineer to join their team in the South East, a role that offers the opportunity to travel around the world and provide systems support for electronic products used for military and naval applications.

The Senior Field Service Engineer will:

*Lead equipment activities, including pre-installation surveys, equipment installations & removals and defect rectification work.
*Oversee equipment fitting activities including managing the relationships between staff and contracted companies.
*Present equipment for Installation inspections, Harbour Acceptance, and Sea Acceptance trials
*Plan and execute sea going and land-based trials
*Carry out Annual Maintenance/Health checks.
*Produce engineering reports
*Carry out attachments to overseas locations and on-board Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships.
*to 4 weeks.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be qualified to HNC/HND level as a minimum in an Engineering subject, with knowledge of Systems Engineering best practices and lifecycles. You will have experience in electrical systems integration and support within the Naval Defence electronics/electrical industry, onsite, onboard ship and at customers' premises, including being able to apply design changes to electrical/electronic systems (following design change processes) and diagnose and correct electrical and electronic faults.

In addition, the following would be desirable:
*Degree level qualification in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related subject.
*Previous experience as a Royal Naval Engineering Senior rate.
*Customer facing experience (ideally interfacing with MoD UK & RN personnel).
*Experience of working with electronic systems on board Naval Ships, including equipment integration/modification experience.
*Conducting presentations and technical discussions.

You will also need to be prepared to travel and respond to customer demands at short notice, possess a flexible approach to working hours and patterns inclusive of anti-social hours, weekends etc. You will also need to hold a full driving licence

Senior Field Services Engineer
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Permanent
£negotiable salary DOE

Key Skills: Field Service Engineer, Mechanical, Electrical/Electronic, Systems, Integration, Diagnosis, HNC/HND, Royal Navy, Naval Ships, Combat Weapons, Marine, Maritime, MoD, Sonar Systems, Command Systems.

PLEASE NOTE: 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.

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 role is a permanent position.

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