Senior Field Service Engineer

Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems - Greenford

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Senior Field Service Engineer

Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems (CSS) has an exciting opportunity for an engineer experienced in the maintenance and support of complex sonar and electro-optical systems.

You will be responsible for supporting CSS’s products in service, ensuring our customers are able to achieve mission success 24/7/365, anywhere in the world. You will be a highly visible presence in front of our customers, leading trials, installation and support activities on board UK Royal Navy and export navy vessels across a global environment.

No two days at Ultra are the same, and you will have the opportunity to develop your practical skills within the maritime & underwater warfare domain, and grow your career in a fast paced, rapidly expanding, area of the defence sector.

Some Key Responsibilities:

  • As a customer-facing representative of Ultra Electronics, you will be responsible for:
  • Leading and executing pre-fit surveys, equipment installations, removal and disposal and defect rectification work of our electro-optical and sonar systems
  • Conducting setting-to-work and presenting Ultra’s equipment for installation inspections, harbour acceptance trials and sea acceptance trials
  • Overseeing and managing the work of third party contractors and other Ultra staff to ensure successful completion of integration, installation trials, evaluation and acceptance
  • Planning and executing trials on-land and at-sea
  • Supporting factor acceptance tests and training development work
  • Producing field visit reports following the conclusion of field activities
  • Working in the field, including overseas, at short notice and during    unsociable hour

Skills, Qualification and Experience

  • A trustworthy and dependable individual, you will have experience of:
  • Working on-board naval vessels, preferably as a Royal Navy Senior Rate or Warrant Officer
  • Diagnosing and correcting electrical and electronic faults
  • The maintenance of complex electrical systems with an appreciation of mechanical systems
  • Leading and working ‘hands on’ during installation, integration, testing and trials
  • Writing reports and communicating the outcomes of work to both technical and non-technical personnel
  • Dealing with difficult stakeholders and working under pressure to achieve challenging deadlines
Job Reference: SEP20198075
Salary: Competitive
Category: Engineering
Contract: Permanent - Full Time
Closing Date: March 31, 2020

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Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems

Welcome to Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems, part of the Ultra Electronics Group, we are a UK-based solutions provider and systems integrator that operates in the Defence and Aerospace markets, where we deliver world-leading products, solutions and services to both national and international customers.