Test Engineer

Advantage Resourcing Company
£35000 per annum
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are Recruiting for a Test Engineer for a Building Sciences Client in Watford on a Permanent basis, paying £35000 per annum.

Due to an increasing volume of work we have an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join our successful and expanding team fire testing building products. The work will involve liaising with clients, setting up and testing of building systems to assess fire performance against National and International Standards.

The successful applicant will be required to:

Manage your allocated fire resistance test projects;
Liaise with clients;
Work as part of a team to ensure test samples are correctly installed and instrumented;
Undertake the fire resistance testing of a range of different building products;
Understand and Working to National and International test Standards;
Work in accordance with UKAS accreditation procedures;
Record results and prepare complex test reports;
Maintain calibration, quality and test records.

Essential requirements include:

Excellent customer relationship skills.
Ability to work as part of a team as well as under own initiative.
Ability to understand a variety of National and International test Standards and technical documentation such as drawings and specifications.
Practical and technical skills with a range of measuring equipment.
Proficient in MS software packages such as Word, Excel, and Outlook. And the ability to use databases and data acquisition systems effectively.
Self motivated and focussed.

Desirable requirements include:
Product testing experience preferably relevant to building products or fire testing.
Understanding of test laboratory practices.
Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations relevant to Test Laboratories and the construction sector.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are also essential, as is the ability to build and maintain good customer relations, full training will be given.

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

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