Date Posted
07 Jun 2019

Cobham Aerospace Connectivity are looking for an Environmental Test Technician  In this role The environmental test technician will be required to compile test procedures, test products in accordance with the defined test procedures & specification requirements and compile test reports. The successful candidate will be required to liaise with production and engineering project teams to understand requirements and provide advice on test methodologies and strategies. Part of the role will also require generation of detailed & precise formal test reports to present the results, analysis and technical discussion in order to obtain customer approval.


This role is based in Marlow, Buckinghamshire  


Our technology

Cobham Aerospace Connectivity design and manufacture active and passive avionics antennas and electronic control systems for military and civil communications, navigation and search and rescue applications.  We pioneered frequency agile VHF tuneable antennas and continue to be a key supplier to major avionics companies.  Our GPS anti-jam technology utilises state of the art DSP algorithms with an active antenna to eliminate both narrow-band and wide-band jamming signals.  We have world leading technology in Ground Penetrating Radar and RF interference mitigation. Both military and civil users rely on our direction finding systems for search and rescue operations.

As a Environmental Test Technician your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • HNC in a related discipline, or;
  • Proven track record in performing environmental tests to customer requirements including producing test reports and technical data
  • Apprenticeship in an Engineering related field
  • Environmental test and measurement experience is essential
  • Laboratory or field testing of aerospace products preferred
  • Understanding and appreciation for working safely in a test environment
  • A basic understanding of RF, mechanical and electrical principles
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Working knowledge & experience of applicable environmental standards (MIL-STD 810, Def-Stan 00-35, RTCA - DO160)
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Able to work with minimum supervision and be self motivated
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be conscientious, reliable and able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Able to determine own priorities and manage workload
  • Able to work as part of a team and as an individual

As a Environmental Test Technician your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Set up of environmental tests using a range of test equipment, chambers, shakers and software
  • Conduct environmental tests such as vibration, temperature, pressure, humidity and mechanical loading
  • Record, measure and evaluate the performance of products during testing
  • Review & Analyse test data and document test results in the form of detailed written reports
  • Highlight potential weaknesses in test simulation and product design to your line Manager
  • Maintain effective record keeping of test logs
  • Create and maintain a safe working environment using 5S methodologies
About Cobham Aerospace Connectivity
Cobham Aerospace Connectivity develop and manufacture high specification sector and multi-sector, directional, omni-directional, ultra-wideband (UWB) and MIMO antennas.

A wide range of products are available for customers, small and large, worldwide in Commercial, Military, Satellite and Security markets. 

About Cobham plc

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.


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