EMC Test and Trials Engineer

23.73 - 30.00 GBP Hourly
09 Nov 2016
01 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
A well-established global engineering company based in Bristol is currently looking to recruit an EMC Test and Trials engineer (on a contract basis) to undertake a range of EMC testing activities within the EMC skill team at a UKAS accredited test house.

The successful applicant will apply specialist practical knowledge for the testing of equipment and systems to meet military requirements in anechoic and reverberation chambers to meet Def. Stan., AECTP and Mil. Stan. requirements.

Responsibilities of the EMC Testing and Trials engineer:

*Undertake EMC test engineering tasks to achieve project commitments, customer requirements, timescales and costs. Responsible for meeting EMC trials milestones on specific programmes.
*Provide expertise in writing detailed EMC Test Plans and other control & technical documents in support of product testing.
*Undertake trials assessments of all relevant EMC environmental requirements and including interpretation of test parameters, at complete product, sub-systems and equipment levels. Overall consistency of a logical approach to meet the various requirements for maritime, land & air systems and their deliverable support equipment.
*Plan, prepare and conduct of EMC trials programmes at system, subsystem and component level within internal facilities and / or at external test houses.
*Maintain and develop effective interfaces to project and external customers for all EMC Project activities.
*Identify, develop and recommend technical solutions for project failures attributed to EMC and Radio Frequency (RF) environments throughout the life cycle of the project equipment.
*Develop EMC testing strategy to keep pace with emerging technologies and threats.
*Providing inputs for the continuing development of the EMC trials facilities and capabilities.
*Contribute to developmental learning and the raising of the competency levels of other EMC team members.

To be considered for this Systems Engineer role you must:
*Have knowledge of EMC Test and Measurement Instrumentation.
*Have knowledge of EMC & RF test antennas and their appropriate utilisation.
*Have knowledge of EMC & RF test techniques, methods and systems.
*Have knowledge of data / signal processing and analysis.
*Be effective at working in teams with strong interpersonal skills.
*Be educated to degree level or apprenticeship with applied practical experience.
*Possess good verbal and written communication skills; effective at providing concise reasoned arguments.
*Have knowledge of electronics engineering design, especially in filters, connectors & cable shielding.
*Be able to work to tight deadlines and within budget limits.
*Knowledge of DEF STANs and related specs relevant to military EMC environments.
*Proven practical problem solving and analytical skills in the field of EMC test and design.
*Knowledge of analogue systems, RF systems and / or power supplies.
*Operational use or application of military equipment

If the above position is something that you would be keen to hear more about, then please apply now with your updated CV now