Senior Environmental Trials Technician ( GG8 )
QinetiQ
Shoeburyness, England, GB
5d ago

An exciting opportunity to join a high performing team of multi-disciplinary technicians and engineers delivering critical test & evaluation of defence munitions through the application of vibration, shock, climatic & radiography test programs.

As part of this team you will develop the necessary skills to simulate some of the most challenging environments in the world to ensure that the systems are ultimately safe and suitable for service at the Environmental Test Centre (ETC) in Shoeburyness.

ETC is an expanding area of QinetiQ and a world class test facility. The facility is accredited by UKAS against BS EN ISO / IEC 17025 : 2005 and consequently seeks to maintain and improve its technical competences.

The company maintains accreditation against ISO 9001, 14001, 18001 and 50001. ETC is a growing area of QinetiQ and a world class test facility so presents an excellent opportunity for the right candidate.

Key Accountabilities :

  • Define and lead set-ups and conduct environmental test programs in accordance with the customer specifications & working procedures ensuring a compliance with all safety legislation associated with the activities;
  • Demonstrate understanding for the safe and correct way to stimulate test assets with vibration, shock, climatic and temperature profiles as well as the inspection and radiography of the equipment throughout the test regime;
  • Documentation reviews, data processing and reporting as required in line with customer specifications and QinetiQ’s standards;
  • Liaise with the planning office and other supporting functions demonstrating ownership to ensure delivery of test programs against contracted milestones;
  • To undertake tests including the direction of others, associated with conducting environmental testing of test assets, and all supporting activities;
  • Provide supervision and direction of assigned technicians as required during day to day activities;
  • Undertake further theoretical education and courses as required to develop your knowledge and experience.
  • Key Knowledge, Skills & Requirements :

  • Working knowledge of the Defence Standard, specifically 00-035
  • Proficient in one or more areas of Environmental Testing
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of environmental engineering
  • HNC / HND or Degree qualification in a relevant engineering or science subject
  • IT competence;
  • Full UK driving license and access to a vehicle
  • Personal Qualities :

  • Drive and determination to achieve goals and progress your experience and knowledge to develop your career;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels, working well within a team and individually;
  • Results-focussed and enthusiastic about gaining additional levels of responsibility and accountability;
  • Methodical and logical approach, conscientious, safety conscious in all activities.
  • Why join QinetiQ?

    As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation and having the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

    You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey.

  • Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies;
  • constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential.

    Read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture .

    Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits.

    You’ll receive a highly competitive salary and benefits package : our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what’s happening in the market.

    The range of benefits that we offer include, adaptive and flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more.

    About QinetiQ

    As a company of over 6,000 dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise.

    QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most.

  • Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives;
  • reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.

    Please note that many roles in QinetiQ are subject to national security vetting. Applicants that already hold the appropriate level of vetting may be able to transfer it upon appointment, subject to approval.

    A number of roles are also subject to restrictions on access to information that mean factors such as nationality, previous nationalities held and the country in which you were born may have an effect on the roles that you can be employed in.

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