Environmental Test Technician

Location
England
Salary
£24500 - £27500 per annum
Posted
28 Mar 2017
Closes
25 Apr 2017
Ref
HQ00012535
Contact
Marc Temple
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Permanent

Our client is the UK's largest research and technology organisation, an expert in defence, aerospace and security, solving some of the world's most important problems, offering high-end technical knowledge supported by world-class research and innovation.

They are looking for an Environmental Test Technician to assist the team to set-up and conduct trials of live munitions, such as missile systems, torpedoes, bullets, military equipment etc., under the supervision of their team of qualified Environmental Engineers.

Working out of their Environmental Test Centre in Essex, you will help to deliver complex testing of high value products to assess their performance within the demanding operational environments that the systems will be subjected to throughout their operational life, including testing with vibration, shock, climatic and temperature profiles

To be considered, applicants will need to be qualified to HNC level in a mechanical or electromechanical subject and will have previous hands-on experience in a test-based role. Knowledge of environmental testing would be highly desirable. You will have a solid interest in engineering and technology, as current engineering knowledge is required.

Flexibility and the willingness to work extra hours/overtime is required.

This is a rare opportunity to join a dynamic environmental test team and progress your career in this interesting industry sector.

Environmental Test Technician
Southend-on Sea, Essex
Permanent
£24,000-27,500 per annum DOE.

Key words: Test Technician, Lab Technician, Test Engineer, Mechanical, Electromechanical, Environmental Test, Vibration, Shock, Climatic, Temperature, Defence, Weapons, Munitions, Missiles.

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 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.