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EMC Test Engineer - Stevenage, United Kingdom

Job Description:

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.
  • Provide support to the identification and development technical solutions to project failures attributed to EMC & RF Environments including recommending solutions.
  • 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.
  • Educated to degree or equivalent level
  • 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.

The 4  most important skills are…………..

  • Experience in applying EMC testing using receivers amplifiers and transducers as required.
  • Knowledge of Defence Standard test methods.
  • Capable of (UKAS accredited) report writing.
  • Understanding to test equipment limitations. 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom

Engineering / EMC Engineer

Job Type:
Temp Position

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Job Title: EMC Test Engineer

Location: Stevenage, United Kingdom

Job Type: Temp Position

Reference ID: 825662

Posted Date: 15/05/2019

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