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EMC Engineer (Aerospace Avionics)
Havant or Yeovil locations
£50-60p/h (Inside IR35) £45p/h PAYE Approx
Duration (Contract/Fixed Term) 6 months
Hours Per Week 37.5
Our client is a leading prime contractor and systems integrator responsible for a wide portfolio of high technology programmes, complex integration, training and through-life support, spanning the defence and civil sectors. They are a leading provider of systems engineering, software development and complex programme management for global security, cyber, civil and commercial markets.
Specific Job Description
To support the EMC, TEMPEST and Lightning Immunity (LEMP) and Nuclear Electromagnetic Pulse (NEMP) immunity design activities on Merlin and Maritime programmes. The EMC engineer will be responsible for ensuring that all EC Directive, National, CESG and particular contractual standards are met and that appropriate design and control documentation is produced.
Functional Area RMS IS - Technical Directorate
Vacancy Location Havant (Hampshire) or Yeovil (Somerset)
Required skills, qualifications and experience
Undertake the following tasks:
Provide specialist technical knowledge to programme management
Provide input to Radio Frequency environmental studies that may be required in support of programmes
Compile EMC Control Plans and Test Reports
Review incoming design documentation and test results from equipment vendors.
Determine suitability for flight in the Merlin Mk2 environment including any additional aircraft limitations and advice to aircrew (Merlin Programme)
Determine suitability for operation of Maritime equipment
Generate additional limitations and advice to be included in the design documentation generated which ultimately underpin system design certification (Maritime and Merlin) and the Release to Service for the Merlin Mk2.
The output from the above duties will be in the form of advice, for use by the Chief Engineers (Merlin and Maritime) and Chief Airworthiness Engineer (Merlin Programme Only) to inform their decision on ultimate acceptance of design and test artefacts and subsequent flight/system clearance.
Ideally require a Bachelors degree from an accredited college and capability typically achieved through demonstrable professional experience. Will also consider individuals with equivalent experience / combined education.
A minimum of 5 years practical experience in an EMC Design and test role.
Knowledge of EC Compliance regulations and of UK and US Military EMC procedures including Def-Stan 59-41/59-411, Mil Std 461, DO/RTCA 160
Knowledge of Maritime systems, including radars
Desired skills, qualifications and experience [JP]
Knowledge of aircraft Avionic systems and/or maritime
Understanding and experience of test procedures and hands on data analysis in a complex systems integration environment.
The EMC Engineer will exhibit the following attributes:
Be able to work on the task associated with the overall function without placing an excessive burden on the practitioner or expert.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills both written and Verbal.
The EMC Engineer shall qualify for UK security clearance.
Clearance Required for Role BPSS
Clearance to Start BPSS
Our client recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Discrimination on any of these grounds is expressly forbidden. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.
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