Junior Electrical / Electronics Technician

Date: 14 Sep 2023

Location: Isle of South Uist, Scotland, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Job Title:        Junior Electrical / Electronics Technician
Location:        Balivanich, Isle of Benbecula
Package:        Competitive Salary + Benefits 
Role Type:      Full time / Permanent
Role ID:          SF10247

 

Be part of the QinetiQ journey. Join us as a Junior Electrical / Electronics Technician at our Benbecula site in the Outer Hebrides.

 

The Role
As a Junior Electrical / Electronics Technician you'll have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology in a world class Testing and Trials Evaluation environment. In addition the site operates an array of Air Traffic Management Systems (ATM) including airfield radars, Ground to Air communications systems as well as Marine Surveillance Radars and their associated displays and networks. We also maintain and operate telemetry and distributed IT systems providing the opportunity for pro-active individuals to gain a working knowledge across a wide range of equipment and systems.

 

Day-to-day you'll play a vital role in:

 

  • Maintenance, repair and operation, of a broad range of equipment
  • Maintenance and live operation of Tracking Radar systems located on South Uist and St Kilda, which includes a deployable Tracking Radar System (equipment specific training will be provided)

 

If you are looking for a change of career direction and new opportunity, working with a diverse and experienced team on a remote island then we would love to hear from you.


Skills and experience of the Junior Electrical / Electronics Technician:

  • Electrical / Electronics / Computing background, whether it be practical working knowledge or educational

 

Qualifications for the Junior Electrical / Electronics Technician:

  • Qualification in Electrical and Electronic equipment

 

We value difference and we don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

 

Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance as a minimum. National security vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

 

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee discount portal: Personal Accident Insurance, Travel Insurance, Restaurants, Cinema Tickets and much more.
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave. 
  • We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. 
  • Payroll Giving and Volunteering - helping charities and local community.

 

Application Guidance
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please contact your regional recruiting team in strictest confidence. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. 

 

Why Join QinetiQ?
As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation and having the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

 

You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in a diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Visit our website to read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture. 

 

About QinetiQ
As a company of thousands of dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.