Trials and Measurement Engineer

Dorking, Surrey
Competitive + benefits
30 Sep 2016
30 Oct 2016
Civil, Defence, Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time

Trials and Measurement Engineer

Location: Dorking

Salary: Competitive + Benefits

Industry: Marine, Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Power & Energy, Transport

Job Description

We are currently seeking a degree or doctorate qualified engineer with a background in trials and measurement to support measurement programmes across the business.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate experience of field and laboratory based experimental work covering a wide range of technical activities:

• Planning and executing testing programmes, including development of method statements and health and safety risk assessments;
• Sound theoretical and practical understanding of measurement techniques;
• Experience of a range of sensor technologies (e.g. strain, vibration, pressure, load, noise), and understanding of the practical issues involved in specifying instrumentation;
• Theoretical and practical understanding of signal and data analysis techniques;
• Site based forensic investigation, including problem diagnosis and development of high level remedial schemes;
• Measurement to compliment numerical modelling;
• Measurement to supporting operational and asset integrity programmes.


We are looking for candidates who have a strong technical background and experience in project management and commercial awareness.

The ability to demonstrate a range of the following attributes is desirable:

• Strong self-motivation with a history of working autonomously;
• Understanding of the risks involved in site based work and experience of managing emergent problems in a logical and pragmatic manner.
• Experience of a consultancy environment would be ideal, including experience with developing bids, customer liaison and business development;
• Candidates would ideally be able to demonstrate experience across a range of industry sectors; marine, power generation, gas turbines, transport or oil and gas;
• Comfortable in client focused roles;
• Strong project and programme management, including working in multi-disciplinary teams;
• Experience of developing procurement specifications and working with suppliers;
• Leading small teams of engineers;
• Experience with training and mentoring junior engineers