Field Service Engineer - Communications Systems, Defence

Electus Recruitment Solutions Limited
Caerphilly (Caerffili)
£300 - £325 p day
07 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Engineer with strong background in military communication systems? Are you looking to join a growing company with excellent progression opportunities?

The Field Service Engineer is responsible for System diagnosis and testing; recording and applying any corrective actions necessary to restore full functionality to the communications systems on assigned Maritime or Land platforms.


Provide Platform Field Engineering Support to a number of Defence customers
Rebuild, Inspect, Full Functional Testing, Reporting and Certification of BCIP systems installed on Land platforms.
The production, assessment and delivery of engineering reports produced against work conducted.
Ensuring that the tests conducted and any necessary diagnostics and corrective actions are conducted in accordance with current approved processes and procedures.
Ensuring the security at all times of equipment, including cryptographic material, in their charge.
Ensuring Quality Assurance inspections are carried out and that all work is completed in accordance with the provided schedule and to the appropriate documented standard.
Ensuring a closed loop process is maintained and that all appropriate documentation is maintained.
After inspection or repair, using appropriate means, ensuring that any limitations in platform functionality, including safety related issues, are appropriately documented and briefed to the customer, user and any relevant repair agencies.
Ability to deal with Customer personnel of all levels.


BCIP (or other communications systems) platform design and system knowledge relating to Land and Maritime environments.
Able to diagnose RF/IP based network faults utilising standard test equipment/software troubleshooting tools.
Understanding of Earth Bond testing processes against defined Defence Standards.
Knowledge of installation practices relating to military platforms.
Knowledge of TacCIS Installation Procedures JSP604.
Technical awareness of Electrical, Mechanical and Computer Systems Hardware.
Able to generate test failure and inspection reports.
Clean UK Driving Licence.

Field Service Engineer - Communications Systems, Defence
£300 - £325 p/day
South Wales, Oakdale


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 a minimum 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. This is a contrct position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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