World Class Defence Organisation based in Bristol is currently looking to recruit an EMC Test Engineer Subcontractor on an initial 6 month contract.
Contract Duration: 6 Months (initially and then ongoing thereafter)
Hourly Rate: The Company are offering excellent rates
Security Information: Please Note you must be eligible for SC Security Clearance (unfortunately due to security restrictions for this role, the candidate will need to be a British National with no dual nationality and must have resided in the UK for at least 4 of the past 5 years).
EMC Engineer Job Description:
To undertake a range of engineering activities with the EMC skill area, applying specialist technical knowledge for the testing of equipment and systems to meet military requirements in anechoic and reverberation chambers.
Perform test assessments of equipment and systems to meet military requirements in anechoic and reverberation chambers.
Perform test for the effects of the EMC & RF requirements on the unit for test
implementing a consistent test and assessment logic.
Providing expertise in the measurement and analysis of operational RF & EMC environments including field trials in support of development to meet Requirements Specification.
Applying technical knowledge in a range of RFI & EMC testing techniques in compliance with DEF STAN 59-411, DEF STAN 59-114 and other relevant standards.
Maintain trials log to provide an accurate record of the trials performed in accordance with the standard procedure in order to meet UKAS requirements.
Writing of detailed EMC test instructions derived from the Environmental Requirement Specifications (ERS?s), EMC Control Plans and Proving Plans and Requirements in support of product development.
Plan, prepare and conduct of EMC & RF trials programmes at system, subsystem and component level within internal facilities and at external test houses for certification approvals and for pre compliance investigations.
Writing technical reports to provide a record of the trials performed in accordance with the standard procedure to meet UKAS requirements.
Providing expertise in requirements management and preparing compliance statements in support of Certification.
Responsible for the technical control of assigned tasks.
Provide support to the identification and development technical solutions to project failures attributed to EMC & RF Environments including recommending solutions.
Problem Solving Challenges: Investigating and solving EMC / RFI related problems, (including work across different disciplines) to determine issues and determine resolutions.
Working within functional and UK / French boundaries to resolve complex technical EMC problems.
To provide inputs for the continuing development of the EMC trials facilities.
Thorough understanding of the EMC environmental life cycle for the various military services.
Knowledge of EMC & RF test techniques and systems.
Knowledge of EMC & RF test antennas and their appropriate utilisation.
Knowledge of test and measurement instrumentation.
Knowledge of signal processing and analysis.
Knowledge of DEF STANs and related specs relevant to the EMC discipline.
Good communication skills at all level both verbally and in writing.
Ability to work to tight deadlines and within budget limits.
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