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Trainee Electronics Test Technician (Electromagnetic Compatibility - EMC) Ref. 444

Engineering
£22,699 to £24,270
HMGCC has an exciting opportunity for an electronics test professional or hobbyists with the right motivation to join our test team.

We aspire to be the best place you'll ever work - we will invest in your career through technical training, professional accreditation, mentoring and on the job learning in developing your skills and applying them as an electromagnetic compatibility and environmental test engineer.

As a key team member you'll get to apply your electronics engineering experience in carrying out EMC and environmental testing; while ensuring correct functionality of our products. Often this will be for unique technical products that include a wide range of cutting edge technologies from vehicle to mobile phone systems.

We are looking for talented candidates with a genuine interest in technology and a willingness to learn.


Technical Skills

We would need you to already have:

• Make accurate and repeatable current, voltage, resistance and time measurements using multimeters and oscilloscopes etc.
• Follow detailed test plans
• Accurately record test results

To strengthen your application, it would be desirable if you have:

• Experience in making measurements using spectrum analysers, power meters, current probes etc.
• Familiar with interpreting and working to relative British Standards
• Technical reporting
• Use automated test software


Personal Skills

To work as a Trainee Electronics Test Engineer, you will need to be the type of person who is:

• Naturally curious, wanting to learn how things work and questioning unexpected results and to help find solutions showing initiative.
• Comfortable following verbal and written instructions or having the opportunity to use your ingenuity.
• Can work within a small team delivering priority customer requirements.
• Confident in seeking and acting on advice.
• Proud if going 'the extra mile', with a willingness to be flexible.
• Willing to learn new skills and obtain further experience and training in a test environment.
• Able to follow processes and procedures including Health and Safety.


Putting Your Skills To Use

What makes HMGCC different is that you'll have the opportunity to get involved in the whole process. You’ll use your skills and experience to carry out a wide range of test activities whilst working with a variety of customers and developers. We’ll give you the opportunity to be creative and take ownership of the tasks you are involved with. We ask in return you have a willingness to learn and take on responsibility to:

• Carry out testing impartially and to the required standards
• Accurately and impartially record test results
• Provide detailed test reports for a range of customers
• Support and maintain test environments
• Contribute to test planning and taking meetings

You will play an integral part in ensuring that our Government's communication systems in the UK and around the globe are reliable and totally secure. In return we will offer you a positive and creative environment to work in and give you all of the tools and training to develop and be the best that you can be.


To find out more about HMGCC and how we are truly individual both as an organisation and an employer visit our 'about us' page.

*If you are relocating to the area then we can discuss the possibility of a relocation package.

Please note shortlisting will not be carried out until after the closing date for this role.

Please note dependent on the recruitment requirements, we withhold the right to bring forward the closing date for this role from the original closing date.