PCB Technologies Engineer

  • Location

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Ltd negotiable

  • Contact:

    Simon Page

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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PCB Technologies Engineer

Stevenage - 6 month contract - Pay rate negotiable

We are looking to recruit a PCB Engineer to work for our defence client in Stevenage. This will initially be a 6 month contract, but could potentially extend.


  • Propose board technology and structure for a PCB layout designer to use after consultation with PCB fabricators, particularly for circuit designs requiring controlled impedance.
  • Assess mechanical design concepts for practicality of electrical routing & conformance to PCB design rules.
  • Resolve conflicts within rules set and conflicts between rules and the circuit design requirements that the PCB layout designer, PCB fabricator or board assembler may encounter.
  • Provide mechanical and thermal property data of PCBs to Mechanical Engineering.
  • Based on adjudged level of risk, conduct mechanical vibration/shock & thermal assessments of boards.
  • Provide specialist advice and support across projects and to other functions as appropriate.


  • Proven ability undertaking similar responsibilities on complex PCBs, ideally within the defence industry.
  • Working effectively in collaboration with mechanical & electronic designers, PCB layout group, PCB fabricators & manufacturing (board assembly).
  • Being able to clearly communicate to mechanical & electronic designers any PCB limitations associated with their initial proposals and influencing the adoption of alternative solutions.
  • Working to tight or critical timescales, identifying and addressing critical aspects as a priority.

Please note due to the sensitive nature of the project involved all candidates must be capable of gaining a UK MOD Security Clearance (SC level minimum) clearance.