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EMC Test Engineer

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence, Aerospace Electronics Engineering

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    hourly negotiable rate

  • Contact:

    Andrew Morris

  • Contact email:

    Andrew.Morris@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    161833AMM_1559238259

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-06

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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Our client are seeking an EMC Test Engineer to undertake a range of engineering activities at their site in Bristol, on a 6 month contract.

The EMC Test Engineer will apply specialist technical knowledge for the testing of equipment and systems to meet military requirements in anechoic and reverberation chambers.

Accountabilities:

  • Perform test assessments of equipment and systems to meet military requirements in anechoic and reverberation chambers.
  • Perform test for the effects of the EMC & RF requirements on the unit for test - implementing a consistent test and assessment logic.
  • Providing expertise in the measurement and analysis of operational RF & EMC environments including field trials in support of development to meet Requirements Specification.
  • Applying technical knowledge in a range of RFI & EMC testing techniques in compliance with DEF STAN 59-411, DEF STAN 59-114 and other relevant standards.
  • Maintain trials log to provide an accurate record of the trials performed in accordance with the standard procedure in order to meet UKAS requirements.
  • Writing of detailed EMC test instructions derived from the Environmental Requirement Specifications (ERS's), EMC Control Plans and Proving Plans and Requirements in support of product development.
  • Plan, prepare and conduct of EMC & RF trials programmes at system, subsystem and component level within internal facilities and at external test houses for certification approvals and for pre compliance investigations.
  • Writing technical reports to provide a record of the trials performed in accordance with the standard procedure to meet UKAS requirements.
  • Providing expertise in requirements management and preparing compliance statements in support of Certification.
  • Responsible for the technical control of assigned tasks.
  • Provide support to the identification and development technical solutions to project failures attributed to EMC & RF Environments including recommending solutions. Problem Solving Challenges:
  • Investigating and solving EMC / RFI related problems, (including work across different disciplines) to determine issues and determine resolutions.
  • Working within functional and UK / French boundaries to resolve complex technical EMC problems.
  • To provide inputs for the continuing development of the EMC trials facilities.
  • Thorough understanding of the EMC environmental life cycle for the various military services.
  • Knowledge of EMC & RF test techniques and systems.
  • Knowledge of EMC & RF test antennas and their appropriate utilisation.
  • Knowledge of test and measurement instrumentation.
  • Knowledge of signal processing and analysis.
  • Knowledge of DEF STANs and related specs relevant to the EMC discipline.
  • Good communication skills at all level both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and within budget limits.