Date Posted
06 Nov 2019

Cobham Aviation Services are recruiting for an Electronic Test Technician who will be required to support a work package aligned to a key NATO program.



The business have recently been awarded a contract for the design and development of a range of operational training electronic warfare pods by the MoD on behalf of NATO. This will provide realistic training in electronic warfare to the member countries, in order to be able to operate in a real time situation.


Reporting into the manager for the Electronics discipline, you will support in providing technical guidance to the team while driving work activities to the needs of the project.


This position is based at our Bournemouth International Airport site and requires minimal travel:


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

  • HND in an engineering discipline or equivalent

  • Previous experience in a similar role

  • Experience in software testing

  • Experience in electronics testing

  • Competent in use of WORD and Excel

As a Test Technician your main responsibilities will involve: 

  • Responsibilities will include the development of test plans, setup of test and measurement equipment, keeping accurate records, and analysis of results.

  • A key element of the role will be the timely delivery of test results and analysis as directed by the relevant engineer/project manager.

  • The right candidate will be comfortable working as part of a small team and delivering accurate system performance test results to a high standard. 

Core competencies 
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and make business decisions on using initiative 

Cobham Aviation Services UK

Protecting borders, saving lives and enhancing the effectiveness of defence personnel.


We combine state-of-the-art technology with complex air platforms to deliver customised airborne surveillance, operational readiness training and search and rescue services.


Our end-to-end capabilities benefit government and military customers with responsive and cost-effective turn-key solutions for optimal mission performance.

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


About Cobham plc

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