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Project Management : Field Service Engineer

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City/region
Fleet (United Kingdom)
Entry level
Professionals
Employment Type
Full-time, unlimited
Ref. Number
6501
Rohde and Schwarz supplies over 40 Navies around the world with state-of-the-art IP based communications systems including our NAVICS integrated communications system, message handling systems, HF and V/UHF software defined radios. As Suppliers of Secure Communications Systems to the Royal Navy and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, our solutions can be found across the Royal Navy Fleet, including the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Offshore Patrol Vessels and Bay Class Landing Ships Docking (Auxiliary). This is an exciting time to be part of Rohde and Schwarz, as we also provide the integrated communications system for the Royal Navy's upcoming Type 26 Global Combat Ship and are growing the team to be able to provide the level of service our customers require. As our business continues to grow in the UK aerospace and defence market, we are looking for an experienced communications field service technician with knowledge of electronics/communication systems for military and commercial customers, primarily supporting naval platforms.

Your tasks

  • Joining as a Field Service Technician, you will provide support to our customers by completing installation, maintenance and defect rectification of the full range of Rohde and Schwarz Integrated Communications Systems including LOS and BLOS Software Defined Radios, Configuration Control Systems, Internal Communications, Main Broadcast, PABX and Alarm Systems. Working both as a member of a team and independently with a high degree of autonomy, you will be travelling to customer sites including Naval vessels within the UK and overseas. We'll provide you with a company vehicle, a mobile phone and laptop with a network of support you need. The right candidate must have a strong analytical and technical skills in electronics with an emphasis on fault finding; this should be supported by a professional qualification via an approved apprenticeship scheme. As a Field Services Technician you will have a track record of performing in a relevant engineering discipline, preferably dealing with Complex Systems (Electrical and Electronic). You must be capable of resolving issues and problems. The ability to diagnose faults using basic programming / diagnostics software and tooling is essential. The Field Service Technician role reports to the head of the UK Projects and Services group; there are opportunities to grow within the company by working towards becoming the Lead Technician responsible for a number of projects. Because the role involves travel and our customers are in the Defence Industry, you must hold a Full UK driving license and be eligible for UK SC and DV Security Clearance. Some of the duties include:
  • Install, maintain and repair legacy/delivered military communication systems.
  • Create system test strategy development and validation, verification and test plan documentation in consultation with MCTA (STW & NWHT Documentation).
  • Carry out the approval of subcontract test phases.
  • Provide technical support to Sales and Marketing including generating information to support bids, technical presentations to customers, generation of product specifications and attendance at customer meetings.

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Your qualifications

  • The role requires regular contact with customers; this means the ability to communicate complex technical information in both written and verbal communication formats is essential.
  • Understanding of fault-finding TCP/IP Server Based System Possess an understanding of RF electronics, ideally within a Military VLF/LF/HF/VHF/UHF environment.
  • A good understanding of serial communication protocols and network protocols.
  • Knowledge of System Security and Encryption would be an advantage.
  • Computer literacy (Windows, MS Office, VISIO).
  • Available and happy to work on site in the UK and overseas, able to work well within a team whilst at the same time demonstrating initiative and the ability to work without supervision.
  • Capable and resourceful to work alone on site if required.
  • Good verbal and written communicator with the ability to encourage discussion amongst teams to ensure best practice and knowledge sharing.
  • Production of high-level technical documentation.
  • Excellent customer interfacing skills.
  • This position would be suited for:
  • LET-CIS/POET-CIS, Comms Tech, OR3-OR6 or equivalent
  • Electronics / Electrical Engineering Apprentice Level 3
  • NVQ Extended Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Interested?

We are looking forward to receiving your application! Ideally, you should apply online with the reference number. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your recruiting contact via LinkedIn.

Equal opportunities are important to us. We are looking forward to receiving your application regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, age as well as sexual orientation and identity.

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The Rohde & Schwarz technology group is among the trailblazers when it comes to paving the way for a safer and connected world with its leading solutions in test & measurement, technology systems, and networks & cybersecurity. Founded more than 85 years ago, the group is a reliable partner for industry and government customers around the world. Our commitment to the UK stretches back over 50 years during which time Rohde & Schwarz has invested significant resource into our UK operations, including dedicated sales, project delivery, technical and service support teams. Our modern UK offices are based in Fleet Hampshire with over 100 employees.

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