Radar Engineer - RAF Saxa Vord

Shetland Islands
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

RAF Saxa Vord is a radar station operated by the Royal Air Force. It is situated on the island of Unst, the most northern of the Shetland Islands to the north of Scotland. Its radar provides long-range coverage of the airspace to the north of Scotland.

Key Duties:

Deliver 1st/ line Preventative maintenance on the TPS-77 Radar Systems
Deliver 1st/ 2nd line Corrective maintenance on the TPS-77 Radar Systems
Assist the Site Technical Manger with quality compliance, safety, continuous improvement and other contractual obligations are met with regards to the TPS-77 systems.
Engaging with the relevant internal and external organisations and key stakeholders in order to build and maintain Serco’s reputation.
Provide out of hours call out to support radar availability when required
Maintain and review radar technical manuals
Maintain and manage all tools and test equipment required to support TPS-77 system.
Support the Site Technical Manger to maximise the overall system availability
Spares management of the Saxa Vord inventory
Provide a site support to Lockheed Martin when required

The Radar Engineer will be accountable for:

Supporting the TPS-77 Site Technical manger
To deliver TPS-77 Radar Systems Performance
Operational efficiency
People and Culture

Essential technical and professional skills and knowledge

Holds recognised Electronics and electrical Qualification.
Hands-on TPS-77 radar experience
Fully conversant with Serco governance policies and procedures.
Builds and maintains strong relationships with RAF personnel on the radar sites.
Excellent communication skills at all levels.

Essential Experience

Proven track record in maintaining the TPS-77 radar.
Understanding RAF processes
Proven track record of successful maintaining radar systems.
Proven practical and pragmatic understanding of service delivery.
Working within a team, communicating within the team and with customers.

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