• TS6352 - Environmental Test Technician

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Job Description

An exciting opportunity to join a high performing team of multi-disciplinary technicians and engineers delivering critical test & evaluation of defence munitions through the application of vibration, shock, climatic & radiography test programs.

As a Test Technician, you will develop the necessary skills to simulate some of the most challenging environments in the world to ensure that the systems are ultimately safe and suitable for service at the Environmental Test Centre (ETC) in Southend-On-Sea.

ETC is an expanding area of our client’s business and a world class test facility. The facility is accredited by UKAS against BS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and consequently seeks to maintain and improve its technical competences. The company maintains accreditation against ISO 9001, 14001, 18001 and 50001.

Key Accountabilities:

  • You will define and lead set-ups and conduct environmental test programs in accordance with the customer specifications & working procedures ensuring a compliance with all safety legislation associated with the activities.
  • The Test Technician will undertake documentation reviews, data processing and reporting as required in line with customer specifications and QinetiQ’s standards.
  • You will liaise with the planning office and other supporting functions demonstrating ownership to ensure delivery of test programs against contracted milestones.
  • The Test Technician will undertake tests including the direction of others, associated with conducting environmental testing of test assets, and all supporting activities.
  • You will take responsibilities for adherence to and reviews of working procedures for you and trials team, ensuring compliance with all safety legislation associated with the activities.

Key Knowledge, Skills & Requirements:

  • You must have detailed knowledge and experience of environmental engineering.
  • Driving Licence and access to a vehicle.
  • Knowledge of environmental engineering within the defence industry (Desirable)
  • Experience of handling hazardous materials (Desirable)