First Base Employment Limited

Projects Engineer – Stroud

To carry out duties in order to support the project manager on a day to day basis. Providing technical support in the absence of the project manager. Undertaking R&D projects proactively as and when required.

  • Producing drawings in AutoCAD/SolidWorks of enclosures, internal/external layouts, general arrangement drawings, equipment integration and assembly/wiring diagrams etc.
  • Producing Gantt charts and project plans.
  • Review and analysis of existing ISO 9001 project department procedures and suggesting new and improved procedures where possible.
  • To help set-up an Innovation Committee within the company focusing on projects and systems design improvements with a particular focus on electronic controls, data logging, specialist electronic integration and telemetry and communications.
  • Drive/progress ideas and suggestions from Innovation committee through to completion.
  • Manage R+D projects and present progress reports and results to Management.
  • Providing technical liaison with customers (i.e. foundations/base requirements for enclosures, communicating the required electrical power supply information, liaising with 3rd parties such as civil engineering and electrical contractors). Liaising with specialist hauliers and transportation companies.
  • Providing project department technical support for sales team.
  • Conducting in-house project feasibility studies and feeding into pre-sales decision making etc.
  • Assuring that clients’ finished systems are fully functioning prior to factory acceptance testing and ensuring key instrumentation and test parameters are properly recorded.
  • Assisting with project builds and in-house factory acceptance testing including QA checks.
  • Deputising for ET’s Project Manager (i.e. covering holidays etc).
  • Researching new enclosures and non-analytical equipment and peripheral equipment used in the design and supply of range of static and mobile air quality monitoring systems.
  • Providing technical assistance to non-technical projects and orders administrator.
  • Occasional site visits to assess potential new site locations and any on-site project work requirements.

Education and Experience

  • Knowledge/Experience of using AutoCAD/SolidWorks or equivalent.
  • Technical Qualification
  • Some practical experience of electronics.
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office
  • Pleasant, efficient and convincing telephone manner.
  • Problem solving skills.

Language Skills

  • Reasonable command of written/spoken English.
  • Pleasant and efficient telephone manner.
  • Ability to liaise with different departments and different levels within the business

This is a full time, permanent role which is immediately available

Salary will be dependent on skills and experience

To apply please send your CV to andrew.penrith@first-base.co.uk

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