Defence Field Support Engineer

Omega Resource Group
13 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: In-Service Field Support Engineer
Location: Rugeley
Employment: Permanent
Sector: Defence/Power
Salary: Competitive

The Company

My client develops niche solutions for harsh environments across a wide product range, covering electric field sensors for deep ocean exploration to high power electric motors and converters for a range of customers. To support these products, there is in place an ‘In Service Support Department’, which currently has a vacancy for an In-Service Field Support Engineer.

The Role

Within this role, the candidate will undertake a broad range of “hands-on” electrical engineering activity and the associated office-based tasks in support of the Company’s range of in-service products. The successful candidate will demonstrate a proven track record of working in similar in-service technical support environments. A high degree of customer interaction will be required. Working with specialists from other engineering departments, the candidate will be called upon to provide on-site and office based technical advice and assistance to customers.

Although based within the facility in Rugeley, the role will require regular travel within the UK and occasional overseas to support clients' equipment, occasionally at short notice and at weekends.

Key responsibilities

• Successfully support the portfolio of in-service equipment, which includes power control and HV electrical systems, rail power systems and marine power systems.
• Provide on-site and office based technical advice and assistance to customers.
• Undertake electrical/electronic maintenance, repair and testing of company products – in the field and in the factory.
• Fault finding to sub assembly level and the fault diagnosis and repair of power conversion equipment, inverters and drives.
• Site visits and project work, as dictated by customer demands.
• Writing method statements, risk assessments and technical visit reports.
• Carry out other duties that may be required by the Operations Director in support of departmental activities.

Personal attributes

• Minimum HNC in electrical/electronic engineering or equivalent.
• Proven hands-on technical skills and experience of maintaining, repairing and testing electronic and/or electrical equipment
• Proven fault finding skills.
• Technically capable and confident, able to work autonomously to meet demanding technical timescales and pressures.
• Ability to produce clear, concise and detailed technical reports.
• Ability to write and review Risk and Method Statements (RAMS).
• Adaptable and flexible team worker with an enthusiastic and positive attitude.
• Willing and enthusiastic to learn and apply new technical knowledge of Company’s products.
• Willing and able to travel, often at short notice, both within the UK and occasionally overseas.
• Minimum SC clearance.
• Full UK driving licence.
• Good communication skills, both written and oral.
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
• Desirable, working knowledge of maritime environment.

For more information regarding this role please call Lee Powell on (Apply online only) or to make an application send a CV .

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Omega Resource Group is a technical and engineering specialist agency and we also recruit for Mechanical Design Engineer, Design Engineer, Mechanical CAD Designer, Mechanical Engineers and Stress Engineers

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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