First Base Employment Limited

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.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Managing projects from order to delivery, whilst reporting progress to Projects Manager. Producing Gantt charts and project plans where appropriate.
  • Liaising with all stakeholders, including the end customer, keeping them updated on project progress.
  • Maintaining Project department documentation.
  • Liaising with suppliers.
  • Assist Sales Team with product design for quotes and tenders.
  • Providing project department technical support for sales team.
  • Conducting in-house project feasibility studies and feeding into pre-sales decision making etc.
  • Assisting with project builds and in-house factory acceptance testing including QA checks.
  • Internal testing of AQMS systems.
  • Producing drawings in AutoCAD/SolidWorks of enclosures, internal/external layouts, general arrangement drawings, equipment integration and assembly/wiring diagrams etc.
  • Assist Project Manager to maintain OHS ISO 45001:2018 Health and Safety systems relevant to the delivery of projects.
  • Manage R+D projects and present progress reports and results to the Management team.
  • 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.
  • Assuring that clients’ finished systems are fully functioning prior to factory acceptance testing and ensuring key instrumentation and test parameters are properly recorded.
  • Deputising for 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.
  • Any other areas/ad hoc duties where the job-holder’s knowledge and experience can be utilised within the company as and when required.

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.
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