Propulsion Test Technician

  • Location:

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

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  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

  • Salary:

    £25.00 - £30.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Critch

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months+

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  • Client:

    Morson International


Performs Testing and Launch support of Propulsion Systems and components from preparation of equipment and documentation, testing and recording of data to reporting. Working on multiple projects and often offsite


  • Perform test & launch services activities to strict quality and technical requirements
  • Organise equipment logistics to provide support to specific projects as required
  • Provide support to other projects as required when not required for their specific project
  • Support the writing of documentation required for test phases, including:
    1. Technical Notes
    2. Test procedures
    3. Test Reports
  • Support RDWR's
  • Produce and implement process improvements within the department
  • Provide feedback to process owners to ensure test methods are consistent
  • Working as part of a small, specialist team within a multi-disciplined project department.
  • Manufacture, maintain and operate ground support equipment specific to the requirements of the propulsion system



  • A background in an aerospace engineering environment, preferably within the space sector
  • Some level of mechanical skills and relevant experience
  • Must be able to read, understand and follow Engineering drawings and schematics
  • PC literacy (Microsoft Office and other popular PC based applications)
  • Experience using hand tools and some mechanical practical experience
  • Writing reports and technical documents
  • Comfortable working with high pressure gases and hazardous substances
  • Able to work overtime and occasional shifts, as and when required
  • Process and Quality driven approach with high attention to detail
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be prepared to travel abroad frequently and occasionally for extended periods (4-6 weeks)
  • Demonstrate strong team player trait


  • Previous experience of operating high-pressure inert gas systems
  • Relevant experience of Satellite Propulsion test & Launch Services
  • Experience of a mechanical engineering/Aerospace environment is beneficial


  • An Engineering biased Degree