Electrical Engineer / Electronics Engineer
£225 - £275/Day ltd (Inside IR35)
6 Month + Contract
We are currently looking for an Electrical Engineer / Electronics Engineer in Weston-Super-Mare. You will be responsible for the production and test of safety critical electronics equipment for use in the railway infrastructure signalling system and supporting the design and development activities for point operating equipment electronics.
*Manage and undertake the assembly, calibration and test of electronics equipment for Point Operating Equipment (POE) in accordance with the appropriate operating, quality assurance, safety and environment procedures.
*Manage the electronics production facility, including inventory levels, component obsolescence, configuration management, production documentation and process sheets
*Manage the fault-finding, repair and test of electronics equipment returned from the customer
*Provide specialist support to key suppliers with regards to production queries and quality issues
*Provide specialist technical support for the design and development of Electronic Control Units & other ancillary POE equipment
*Prepare technical reports, test specifications, production process sheets and test records
*Manage the status of all calibrated electronics test equipment, and update calibration records
*Provide specialist technical support to Route Maintenance teams and engineering staff
*Provide technical support (office based and on-site), including fault finding activities and supporting trial / monitoring of POE
*This role requires at least 2 years experience of hands-on circuit board testing.
*Electrical/Electronic HNC/HND or equivalent qualification/experience
*Experience as technician/tester within an engineering role
*Ability to build test fixtures, including good mechanical & electronics assembly, soldering and wiring skills
*Knowledge of analogue and digital circuits and able to interpret complex circuit schematics
*Good written & verbal communication skills, computer literacy, ability to articulate technical information
*Proven customer focus with flexibility to respond rapidly to customer demands
*Appreciation of safety critical requirements and responsibilities
*Understanding of Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) for electronics equipment
*Schematic/PCB design experience using CAD tools
*Knowledge of Field Programmable Gate Array Logic (FPGA) technology and VHDL language
*Knowledge of Quality Management Systems (ISO9001 or similar)
*Some experience of electro-mechanical actuation systems
We have a fair and comprehensive selection procedure. It is our policy that there should be equal opportunity for and no discrimination against applicants on the grounds of gender, race, religion or belief, nationality, colour, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marriage and civil partnership, union or non-union membership, socio-economic background or being a part-time or fixed term worker.