SWS Field Engineer

Location:  Helensburgh, Scotland
Salary:  GBP30000 - GBP40000 per annum


SWS Field Engineer

Salary: Up to £40,000 dependent on experience
Vacancy location: Faslane

Specific Job Description:
-Engineering support to the Installation & Commission (I&C) of SWS Equipment.
-Conduct reviews and update I&C documentation to meet customer project requirements.
-Provide technical oversight to installation sub-contractors.
-Provide technical support to visiting US Training Hardware Contractors (THC).
-Conduct preventative and corrective maintenance on SWS Equipment.
-Work as a fully integrate member of the Trainer Equipment Team.
-Assist department manager and engineers in their tasks to ensure customer needs are met.
-Attend required training as assigned and directed by the personal training profile.

Required skills:
-Excellent working knowledge of the Strategic Weapons Training System (SWTS).
-Excellent working knowledge of the interface between SWTS & Facility Ancillary Equipment.
-Experience and knowledge of the respective individual systems comprising the SWS.
-Good working knowledge of SWS documentation.
-Knowledge of the SWS Logistics process.
-Clear and concise written communication skills.
-Good interpersonal skills are essential, as well as having the ability to communicate effectively, formally and informally, with a wide range of people including project team members, subcontractors and suppliers through to high level customer representatives.
-Be IT literate in the most common PC based systems.
-Be flexible and adaptable while still maintaining good attention to detail.
-Have evidence of ability and willingness to adapt within a dynamic environment.
-Be enthusiastic, motivated, reliable, show initiative and be able to work to deadlines.

Desired skills:
-Experience in SWS installation activity.
-Be able to process outputs to applicable documentation within a highly prescriptive environment.
-Pro-active approach to providing solutions to emergent challenges and have a questioning attitude.
-Able to take ownership of tasks as delegated by manager or engineers.
-Promote a positive culture towards health and safety.

Occasional travel required to the US 1-2 times per year for training.

The SWS Field Engineer role will involve working on UK classified programmes the candidate must therefore be willing and able to obtain a security clearance.

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