Surveillance Field Systems Engineer

Location : Harlow, Essex, England
Job Ref : BM7
Consultant : Ben McFarlane
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : Market related


BM07-  Surveillance Field Systems Engineer 

Location: North London

Salary: Competitive


First Military Recruitment are currently searching for a Surveillance Field Systems Engineer on behalf of our client. You will be Commissioning, Harbour Acceptance and Sea Acceptance test for Shored Based Systems, Naval and Security Systems. Service interventions, Pre-installation ship surveys, and site surveys. Trials and testing activities, technical liaison with Sales team/customers. Completing Service reports.

Applications from ex-military candidates are actively encouraged, however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct setting to work, Commissioning, Harbour Acceptance, and Sea Acceptance test for Naval and Security Systems.
  • Carry out service interventions as directed by the Surveillance Support team.
  • Carry out pre-installation ship surveys, site surveys and produce detailed reports.
  • Participate in Naval and Security Trials and Testing activities to characterise and prove system capabilities.
  • Complete short training courses as part of a setting to work/commissioning exercise as required.
  • When required participate in technical meetings and provide a technical liaison with the Sales team/customers.
  • Whilst on board vessels be vigilant in observing any additional necessary work on company supplied equipment.
  • Communicate effectively with line management any information relating to technical issues.
  • Familiarise and observe all Health and Safety rules and regulations during working hours.
  • Act in a professional manner in the presence of customers and maintain the confidentiality of any sensitive product information.  Ensuring that conduct and presentation are maintained to the required standard at all times.
  • Completing Service reports and other documentation to the standard required by Line Management in a timely manner.
  • Carry out any special projects or tasks as agreed with line management.
  • On occasions, be prepared to work in excess of the normal 37 hour week or anti-social hours whilst observing contractual obligations.
  • Travel within the UK and overseas is required and is considered a regular feature of this role. Requests could be made at short notice.
  • Any other tasks associated with this role.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of OND qualified preferably HND in an Electronics field
  • Experience in an Electronics servicing environment, preferably Marine orientated
  • Proven track record in demonstrating knowledge of electronics in a ‘hands-on’ discipline
  • Excellent communication skills both technically and socially with the ability to interact at all levels within the organisation.
  • Sound knowledge of computers including hardware and software with the ability to use various software packages such as Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must be physically fit
  • Able to work at heights up to 40 metres 
  • Comfortable working in confined spaces
  • Full clean driving license
  • Valid passport

Salary: Competitive

Location: North London

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