Project Engineer

Location : Wantage, Oxfordshire, England
Job Ref : JS261
Consultant : James Smith
Sector : MI
Salary : £35k - 40k per year + Travel + Benefits


JS261 Project Engineer

Location: South Oxfordshire

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Security Project Engineer on behalf of one of our prestigious clients.

There are two main aspects to the role, the first is working closely with a team of highly qualified and skilled engineers to manage and deliver radar security solutions globally.

The second aspect is supporting the Security Sales team in a technical capacity through the bid process, with customer facing meetings and events.

Applications from ex-military personnel are actively encouraged however, all candidates will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planning, implementing and reporting on the progress of Security projects (including on site) to meet the project requirements. This includes production of project documentation and reports, planning, system commissioning, system optimisation, configuration, acceptance testing, and customer operations & maintenance training. This is normally performed alongside a systems integration company.
  • Monitoring systems performance, diagnosing problems and proposing / implementing rectification action.
  • Coordinating problem resolution with engineering, software and customer support. Assisting the Product Development Team with field testing of new products.
  • Assisting the Sales Team In performing customer demonstrations and site surveys.
  • Liaising with clients to identify project requirements as well as designing technical solutions in accordance with those.
  • Working individually or as a team to submit technical sales and / or tender documentation to various project stakeholders in accordance with project requirements and / or tender specifications, policies and procedures.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years engineering experience in a project environment and customer facing role highly desirable.
  • Experience of radar is not necessary, as full product specific training will be provided.
  • Proven \”hands-on\” practical experience highly desirable.
  • Educated to HNC Level or higher in an engineering subject. (Experience can be considered in place of qualifications).
  • Good IT skills, Windows, networks, basic trouble shooting.
  • Valid British Or EU Passport and Current Residence.
  • Full UK driving licence.
  • The role will be based in Oxfordshire, but you should expect to spend up to 25% of your time traveling around the world.
  • Critical thinking and excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, high level of integrity and the ability to liaise confidently with the customer in a high-pressure environment.
  • Good organisational skills, ability to plan own work in conjunction with team members and customers.
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently.
  • Aptitude for quickly learning new software tools and hardware systems.
  • Attention to detail and good written communication skills.
  • Good oral presentation skills.

Location: South Oxfordshire

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000

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