Dimensional Control Technician

Job Ref: 55414
Sector: Engineering
Date Added: 22 December 2017
  • Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, UK
  • Competitive
  • Lee Brown
  • 02392 705 487

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Our client is a world leader in the design and manufacture of satellite systems. Their activities cover complete civil and military telecommunications and Earth observation systems, science and navigation programmes, together with avionics and a wide range of space equipment and associated ground infrastructure.They are recruiting for a Technical Alignment Specialist/Dimensional Control Technician with experience gained from within the Aerospace industry. Knowledge of theodolites and mirror cube collimation is essential. This is a Contract position for 6 months and will be based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. Job Summary Supporting the Spacecraft Optical Alignment Team in operating theodolites and using SA software. Knowledge of coordinate measurement systems, theodolite systems (TM5100/TM6100), laser tracker systems. Knowledge of data processing tools (SA). Author of alignment procedures. Supports project plans using the principles of project management to achieve program cost, schedule and performance goals. Participates in proposal preparation including labour and material estimating. Supports the definition of work statements by evaluating test requirements to meet customer needs. Maintains reference standard traceability, calibration procedures/software/methods/measurement parameter & capability.Skills/Experience RequiredEssential· 2+ years experience in the use of metrology equipment in same or similar environments · Theodolites and mirror cube collimation· Experience gained from spacecraft AIT / Alignment theodolites · Spatial Analyser· ECSSDesirable· Clean room experience· Experience gained from spacecraft AIT / Alignment· Particular experience with TM5100 & TM6100 equipmentEducation & Training · HNC/HND/Bachelors Degree in an engineering discipline is desirableOther· Shifts are available approximately 50% of weeks on an ad hoc basis at a shift premium· Travel overseas is required - possibly globally up to around four times per yearIf you have the relevant skills and experience to be considered for this position, please apply on-line.

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