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Technical Support, Installation & Commissioning Engineer - Worldwide/Offshore Travel

Technical Support, Installation & Commissioning Engineer - Worldwide/Offshore Travel

Job Title: Technical Support, Installation & Commissioning Engineer - Worldwide/Offshore Travel
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire
Industry:
Salary: Up to £32k basic + Travel Allowances + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DW4938
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email: Davidw@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: September 23, 2019 11:45

Job Description

This client is looking for an Electronics Engineer who can provide a world class technical support, installation and commissioning service to its customers.  You’ll cover the full range of products and be expected to travel to customers worldwide, both onshore and offshore.  This could be up to 140 days a year and often at short notice.  You could be away for a few days or 2-3 weeks at a time. The role is primarily for service visits to support customers and equipment in the use of the equipment.
 
When not travelling, you’ll be expected to be in the office which is based near Farnborough. With travel allowances and bonuses you can expect to earn something in the £40-50k bracket.
 
This company has been at the forefront of subsea innovation for the last 40 years, an independent manufacturing business, employing almost 300 employees worldwide. The company offers interesting engineering challenges that require complex solutions and as such staff turnover is low due to the nature of the work and the way employees are treated.
 
To apply you’ll need to demonstrate the following:
Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Apprenticeship/HNC/HND or equivalent further education level relevant to country of education)
A very strong engineering background in electronics and any mechanical / hydraulic understanding is beneficial but electronics is the main focus.
Experience of installation, repair, service and commission of equipment interfacing with other products and systems
An understanding of acoustics (sonar) is very beneficial but training will be provided
Offshore experience is also beneficial 
Experience of installation, commissioning, customer support and service duties
Awareness of basic mechanical engineering principles
Up to date Offshore Survival Course certification & medical clearance 
Experience of offshore working eg confined spaces, inclement weather, sole operator, challenging customers, low housekeeping/cleanliness environments, varied cultural backgrounds etc 
Experience of fault diagnosis involving hardware and software  
Understanding and application of communication protocols RS232/RS485
Working knowledge of test equipment including oscilloscopes, multimeters, cable testers 
 
This position would suit an electronics engineer who enjoys travelling around the globe, often at short notice, providing service and support to customers working in the oil and gas sector.
 
Benefits Package
Excellent Travel Allowances
25 days holiday
Excellent Pension
Life Assurance x6 of salary
Heath Cover
Bonus 
Time in lieu