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Date Posted
02 Aug 2017
Cobham Lightning Testing Services are looking for Electrical Test Engineer (Lightning Testing)
As an Electrical Test Engineer you will be carrying out testing on avionics/electrical systems and aerospace structures for effects of lightning. You will work as a member of the technical team in Abingdon to support customer’s test and development programmes. It is the perfect opportunity for an Electrical Engineer or test technician to join an experienced specialist team.
Location Abingdon, Oxfordshire

As an Electrical Test Engineer (Lightning Testing) your skills and qualifications will ideally include: 

  • A background in electrical testing & measurement
  • Practical hands-on approach, aptitude for experimental testing and problem solving
  • Candidates from HNC/HND to degree level will be welcomed, or individuals with equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of High Voltage systems would be beneficial
  • Full UK driving licence 

As an Electrical Test Engineer (Lightning Testing) your main responsibilities will involve: 

  • Carrying out testing, recording and assessing the test data, photographing the samples/set up and reporting on the findings of the test programmes.
  • Working with customers to help identify and plan suitable test programmes for their structure or system.
  • Supporting other members of the team in diverse test programmes. 
  • Some UK and overseas travel (~6 weeks a year)
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