Environmental Test Engineer

Electus Recruitment Solutions Limited
Stevenage, South East
May 25, 2022
Jun 02, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
My client, a world leader in the defence sector, requires an Environmental Test Engineer to join their team in Stevenage, working in an UKAS/ISO 17025 environmental test environment, supporting Design and In Service Surveillance activities across the whole spectrum of the weapons product portfolio

Environmental Test Engineer

The Environmental Test Engineer will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, undertaking product tests using a variety of test equipment replicating real life environments including temperature, humidity, shock and vibration.

You will need an engineering background with a strong understanding of structures and analysis and will simulate the extreme environments products will face to ensure that they are robust enough to operate and remain safe and suitable for service, working to environmental test standards including DEF STAN 00-035, MIL STD 810, STANAG 4370, AECTP 300 & AECTP 400). You will work from customer test requirements and turn them into a viable test strategy, undertaking documentation reviews, data processing and reporting in line with customer specifications and company standards.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be qualified to HNC/HND/Degree level in a subject relevant to the role, with previous experience in an environmental test role, using measurement equipment and devices including accelerometers, thermocouples, strain gauges etc. You will have good problem-solving skills coupled with a sound fundamental knowledge of mechanical structures and analysis. You will need to be IT competent (MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint) and will be self-motivated with strong interpersonal skills and a methodical and logical approach to problems.

In addition, the following experience would be beneficial:

    • Leading or working as a team in the delivery of projects.
    • Using LMS vibration control equipment or other automated mechanical test systems.
    • Identifying and delivering capability and technical improvements.

    Environmental Test Engineer
    Stevenage, Hertfordshire
    Salary £negotiable DOE plus bonus and benefits

    Key Skills: Environmental Test Engineer, Work Packages, Environmental, Environmental Test, Environmental Assessment, Environmental Engineering, Defence, Weapons, Weapon Systems, Missile Systems, Climatic, Mechanical, Vibration, Shock, Structural, Fatigue, Temperature, Humidity, Product Development, DEF STAN 00-035, MIL STD 810, STANAG 4370, AECTP 300 & AECTP 400).

    Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

    Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

    This role is a PERMANENT position