Electronics Engineer

Acorn Recruitment
£16 - £18 per hour
12 Jul 2017
11 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for individuals with an electronics background for our client's AERO division on site in Basingstoke.

At this site, our client repairs aircraft computers, LCD and CRT cockpit displays, laser navigation systems, radio systems, gyrocompasses and many other critical electronic components.


* Evaluate, test, troubleshoot and repair products coming into the site within the required time specified.
* Working in a team over 70 technicians performing component level maintenance and repair.
* Predominantly focusing on the repair of circuit cards.

Essential tasks / duties:

* Apply general technical concepts, principles, practices and techniques.
* Participate in specific process teams, usually with a clearly defined charter.
* Possess familiarity and capability in the tools of the profession. Apply well-known techniques where technical precedents are well-established.
* Ask questions and learn about our client's products and processes.
* Develop ways to improve technical processes and products.
* Demonstrats understanding of basic processes and equipment used in your own area.
* Solve routine problems by selecting the appropriate solution from a limited set of options / procedures following instructions / guidelines.
* At times use mathematics involving calculation of percentages, ratios and simple, preset formulas / instruction.
* Use basic word processing databases, spreadsheets and / or machine operation applications. Able to access multiple systems.
* Provide and obtain information on routine matters with internal and external contacts.
* Read and comprehend procedure manuals / routine business correspondence / basic technical information.
* Communicate competently in one-on-one discussions. Can write minutes and simple memos.
* Work with leader to plan and schedule own work.
* Order & replace supplies / equipment and parts. May include preparation and sending of supplies, equipment or parts to an external customer. Performs multiple material handling functions.
* File and retrieve documentation. Recordsdata. Read and follows prints, methods and operation sheets / procedures.

Skills required:

* Guideline is specialised training in technical discipline generally obtained through HNC, ONC, C&G or equivalent work experience.
* Demonstrates continuous learning gained through a variety of sources such as professional associations, certifications, etc.

Experience required:

* Exceptional attention to detail.
* Able to work to deadlines and multi task.
* Experience in soldering and the use of test equipment (e.g. millimeter, oscilloscope) would be an advantage.
* Previous experience of working within the aerospace sector would be an advantage, but is not essential.

Eudcation required:

* ONC or HNC qualification preferred (or equivalent). Relevant work experience will be considered where there is no formal education.

Pay rate:

* £16 - £18 per hour