Installation Engineer - Serial Comms, Cabling, WAN, Ethernet, JSP604, Leaflet4800
An Installation Engineer with Serial Comms, Cabling, WAN, Ethernet, JSP604, Leaflet4800 is required to work on a twelve month contract with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Dorset.
Overview of the Installation contract role
Our client are currently recruiting for an Installation Engineer that will be based at their Christchurch site but predominantly working at customer locations.
The appointment is a complement to the existing 25 strong team that provides support to a fully integrated command and control system to Royal Navy operations staff.
This exciting systems & software programme covers many disciplines including installation, implementation, integration, acceptance, training and logistics support - it is run solely from our Christchurch site for delivery to our customer at various naval HQs.
To fulfil this practical and 'hands on' role, the candidate should be qualified to diploma or degree level in electrical or electronic engineering.
Key skills required for the Installation Engineer
The candidate should also have an existing knowledge, a general interest or a willingness to learn the following. External or on the job training can be provided where required in most areas.
Military communications systems including an understanding of radio and cryptographic equipment
Systems design and systems interfacing
Serial communications including communication standards, serial and bespoke cabling techniques
Network communications including networking equipment, WAN techniques, Ethernet categories and associated techniques
System installation and techniques to either undertake or manage a communications systems installation
A knowledge of electrical safety regulations and standards and their application to testing installations and equipment.
An understanding of JSP604 (leaflet 4800) and the associated installation requirements
Technical and physical impact of implementing a new system with an existing system
Estimation and the associated activities for systems and installation proposals
System setting to work and system transition
Report writing to provide input for proposals, site surveying and setting to work
Interfacing with sub-contractorsThe candidate should also be:
Able to work alongside peer installation and systems engineers and to liaise across all project domains
Confident to liaise with customer and user representatives to discuss systems technical issues at both a low level (i.e. system interfacing) and at a higher level (i.e. System operation)
Prepared to be processed for DV clearanceThe role is based in Christchurch, Dorset - commutable from Salisbury, Fordingbridge, Ringwood, Lymington, Ferndown, Bournemouth and Poole with excellent access from Southampton, Eastleigh and Winchester
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