Marine Electronic Service Engineer (V-Sat)

Faststream Recruitment Ltd
January 8, 2021
United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Job Type


Locations: South Coast of the UK ideally

Recruiting on behalf of a leading independent provider of satellite communications and IT solutions to the marine, offshore and land-based users with innovation and customer service at the core of its DNA. With over 50 years of experience in the government and maritime mobility markets, my client provides best-in-class satellite solutions working in partnership with some of the largest MSS and VSAT satellite operators including Inmarsat, Iridium and Thuraya, Telesat, Eutelsat, Intelsat, SES and JCSAT. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, the company employs 200+ staff worldwide and has offices across Germany, Denmark, Norway, Poland, Singapore, Japan, Southern Africa and the United States.

Main Purpose of Job

To support Field Services for installation/commissioning and repairs the UK offshore and overseas and Workshop in repairs, testing and projects activities. Including Navigation systems and communication systems.

Key Tasks

a) To carry out field service and repairs on all scoped equipment & systems.
b) To carry out standard & special to type field service installations, test & commissioning.
c) To liaise with customers prior to carrying outfield duties.
d) To prepare test equipment/tools/spares/installation materials prior to mobilisation, this may entail short notice being given.
e) To provide accurate and detailed technical reports for all activities and give feedback to facilitate future service planning and improvements.
f) To provide timesheets/expense sheets for each activity and code accordingly for charging to the customer where appropriate.
g) To maintain inventory of materials and test equipment held and to record usage and reinstatement where appropriate.
h) To ensure that all returnable unused spares and/or defective spares are returned without delay using correct paperwork.
i) To maintain in good order and be accountable for all allocated vehicles, IT equipment, mobile telephones, test instruments and tools.
j) To organise own travel arrangements when outside Redhill base.
k) To ensure technical knowledge and familiarisation with company products is maintained.
l) To provide competent Datacoms and Satcom repair, test and equipment build, and support for Workshop as required.
m) To conduct GMDSS surveys


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