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SWS Fire Control Engineer

Contract Type:
Permanent
Region:
Scotland
Job Sector:
Aerospace & Defence
Job Category:
Electronics
Salary:
£25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Fantastic Company Benefits
Posted:
11-Sep-17
Start Date:
Job Ref:
JL/HQ00015788

Role SynopsisAn engineer with a background working with the SWS, ideally fire control subsystem but happy to consider all subsystems. SWS experience can come from either the Navy or one of the companies which works on the SWS. The role will involve test commissioning and setting to work of the Strategic Weapons Systems.

We can also consider people with limited or potentially no SWS knowledge if they have a good, strong naval engineering background.

Required skills, qualifications and experience

Thorough knowledge of applicable SWS subsystems and support equipment
Thorough knowledge of applicable SWS documentation
Good working knowledge of SWS/SWSS and Ship Interfaces.
Electrical and Mechanical engineering knowledge / background.
Must have a minimum of an HNC or an equivalent level of experience.
Pro-active approach to providing solutions to emergent challenges.
Excellent fault finding skills and knowledge of sound fault finding techniques.
Able to take ownership of tasks as delegated.
Be a confident team player whilst being able to communicate at all levels.
Good timekeeping essential.
Have first rate customer interpersonal skills.
Ability to demonstrate exceptional attention to detail.
Possess a willingness to conduct detached travel whilst undergoing specialist tailored training and experiential opportunities. This may include protracted periods on secondment throughout the UK or to the US

Desired skills, qualifications and experience

Thorough knowledge of SSBN SWS operations in applicable SWS subsystem
Good working knowledge of Fibre Optic Networking.
Good working knowledge of VME systems.

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