EMC Test Engineer

Location
Bristol
Salary
competitive hourly rate
Posted
23 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Ref
1149828
Contact
Neil Freeman
Clearance Level
BPSS
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Contract

An EMC Test Engineer is required for a long term contract assignment in Bristol

The five most important skills are: Experience in applying EMC testing using receivers, amplifiers and transducers as required. Knowledge of Defence Standard test methods. Capable of (UKAS accredited) report writing. Understanding to test equipment limitations. Available for work, 5 days / week.

To undertake a range of engineering activities with the EMC skill area, applying specialist technical knowledge for the testing of equipment and systems to meet military requirements in anechoic and reverberation chambers. Accountabilities: - Perform test assessments of equipment and systems to meet military requirements in anechoic and reverberation chambers. - Perform test for the effects of the EMC & RF requirements on the unit for test - implementing a consistent test and assessment logic. - Providing expertise in the measurement and analysis of operational RF & EMC environments including field trials in support of development to meet Requirements Specification. - Applying technical knowledge in a range of RFI & EMC testing techniques in compliance with DEF STAN 59-411, DEF STAN 59-114 and other relevant standards. - Maintain trials log to provide an accurate record of the trials performed in accordance with the standard procedure in order to meet UKAS requirements. - Writing of detailed EMC test instructions derived from the Environmental Requirement Specifications (ERS?s), EMC Control Plans and Proving Plans and Requirements in support of product development. - Plan, prepare and conduct of EMC & RF trials programmes at system, subsystem and component level within internal facilities and at external test houses for certification approvals and for pre compliance investigations. - Writing technical reports to provide a record of the trials performed in accordance with the standard procedure to meet UKAS requirements. - Providing expertise in requirements management and preparing compliance statements in support of Certification. - Responsible for the technical control of assigned tasks. - Provide support to the identification and development technical solutions to project failures attributed to EMC & RF Environments including recommending solutions. Problem Solving Challenges: - Investigating and solving EMC / RFI related problems, (including work across different disciplines) to determine issues and determine resolutions. - Working within functional and UK / French boundaries to resolve complex technical EMC problems. - To provide inputs for the continuing development of the EMC trials facilities. - Educated to degree or equivalent level - Thorough understanding of the EMC environmental life cycle for the various military services. - Knowledge of EMC & RF test techniques and systems. - Knowledge of EMC & RF test antennas and their appropriate utilisation. - Knowledge of test and measurement instrumentation. - Knowledge of signal processing and analysis. - Knowledge of DEF STANs and related specs relevant to the EMC discipline. - Good communication skills at all level both verbally and in writing. - Ability to work to tight deadlines and within budget limits.

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