Structural Test Engineer

  • Location

    Yeovil, Somerset

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  • Salary:

    Up to £33460 per annum

  • Contact:

    Francesca Woodsford

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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  • Would you like to work for a is a world leader in the design, Manufacture and support of helicopters Based in Yeovil as a Structural Test Engineer

  • Employment benefits include a competitive salary, 25 days annual leave, salary sacrifice childcare voucher scheme, the opportunity to join an award winning pension scheme, free car parking, employee discount scheme, an on-site Occupational Health Service, flexible working, flexi-leave scheme and a generous relocation package

  • Key Responsibility Areas

  • Conducting structural tests of aircraft components, that includes:
  • Discussion / preparation of Test Proposals with other functions
  • Calibration of test specimens and test rig components
  • Setting up of tests
  • Running static and fatigue tests
  • Analysis of data during and post test
  • Reporting
  • Improving test methods and keeping test methods updated.Ensuring personal working practices conform to the Company Health & Safety Policy in the Test Laboratory

Skills and Qualifications required

  • Degree in a relevant subject (e.g. mechanical, aeronautical or other engineering) or HNC/HND/BTEC
  • and Apprenticeship together with experience in mechanical engineering and a strong desire to work in an area of Engineering with a practical aspect.
  • Knowledge and experience in testing techniques including experience in the areas of:
  • Structural and Component static and fatigue testing including hydraulic servo control systems.
  • Experience in test instrumentation / data acquisition, data logging and data handling techniques.
  • Flexible attitude with willingness and ability to work in a team environment is essential.
  • IT literate.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.