Electrical Mechanical Technician

Job Ref: 56078
Sector: Engineering
Date Added: 01 March 2018
  • 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 an Electrical Mechanical Technician to be part of a highly skilled team working on a prime satellite platform that will land on Mars or explore the Suns realm.This is a Contract position for 6 months and will be based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.Main role and responsibilitiesTo perform electrical / mechanical integration activities:· Highly competent at wiring activities, manufacture and integration of flight harness and test harness (crimping, soldering, looming, routing and repairs)· Quality control inspections· Excellent engineering hand skills · Use of basic hand tools (torque tools, screwdrivers, spanners, measurement tools and etc.).· Test instrumentation integration (thermocouples, heater circuits and accelerometers)· Prepare, apply, handle and dispose of chemical and hazardous substances in accordance with COSHH requirements· Ensuring workspace is kept clean and tidy in accordance with 5S policy· Following tool control procedures· Active participation in Continuous Improvement activities· Ensuring correct completion of build paperwork for all activities you have performed· Interpreting technical documentation (schematical drawings, wiring diagrams, 2D and 3D General Assembly Drawings, technical notes and integration procedures)· 3D model navigation· Support movement and lifting operations using overhead crane and other MGSE (Mechanical Ground Support Equipment).Shift work and weekend work may be required in line with project demand. You may be required to travel to other UK and International sites at short notice. Please identify on submission if this is not an option for you.Qualifications · HNC or HND in an engineering production or maintenance field Or / and· Apprenticeship in Aerospace/Space or other high quality production or maintenance fieldExperienceEssential :Assembly experience of the following in high quality manufacturing area:· ESA, aerospace or other high quality wiring experience ( flight and test harness manufacture, check out and installation ) · Harness securing methods · Installation and removal coaxial cables / DC harnesses · Detailed assembly and integration (equipment and processes similar to, or to the standard required for aerospace industry).· High level of engineering hand skills· Strong, demonstrable experience of using hand tools· Tool control· Technical documentation· Handling and use of chemicals and hazardous substances · Proven experience in a similar role· Inspection of critical electronic/electrical/electro-mechanical hardware· Previous experience of space/aerospace inspection and test activitiesDesirable:· Consistent experience in a similar role· Previous experience of working in a cleanroom environment · Experience carrying out structural activities· MLI (Multi-Layered Insulation) blanket installation and tailoring experience· Knowledge on RF systems· Must be able to work at height and in a restricted spaceIf you are interested in Contract work and have the necessary skills and experience to be considered for this role, please apply on-line.

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