Condition Monitoring Specialist Engineer (Mechanical)

  • Job Reference: R13863
  • Date Posted: 16 June 2022
  • Recruiter: AWE
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  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £25,250 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Allowance
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Condition Monitoring Specialist Engineer (Mechanical)

Do you have a background, experience or knowledge of Condition Monitoring and keen to develop your experience with a company that gives you every other Friday off? Then a career at AWE could be for you!

Location: Reading area

Package: £30,000 - £40,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience) + Allowances

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme

  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year, including Bank Holidays, plus every other Friday off)

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary sacrifice scheme

  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

Working within our Condition Based Maintenance Team, this is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team that is influencing improvements to Asset Management practices.

As a CM Specialist you will be responsible for key areas of the condition monitoring program, by managing databases, analysing data, reporting findings and recommendations, managing defect rectifications, and coaching /mentoring practitioners.

This role will give you the opportunity to further your knowledge of condition monitoring and condition-based maintenance and help you develop the skills requires to progress further in this field.

Whilst not to be considered a check list, we would encourage applications from engineers to apply who can demonstrate some of the following:

  • ISO 18436-2 CAT 2 Vibration Analysis certification

  • Knowledge of other condition monitoring technologies, as well as Maintenance & Reliability best practices

  • Knowledge and working experience of fault-finding techniques and methodologies

  • Experience of operational craft activities including fault finding techniques and methodologies

  • Working knowledge/experience of Machine Tools, Press or Additive Manufacturing Machines

  • An understanding of the Health and Safety At Work Act

  • Experience of Safe Systems of Work (Including Method Statements and Risk Assessments)

  • Candidates will be expected to have gained an engineering apprenticeship with a minimum NVQ/Diploma Level 3 in a relevant technical discipline or NVQ/Diploma level 2 plus industrial experience

This is an excellent opportunity to apply your knowledge and expertise to support the UK's Nuclear defence programme and be part of a team of remarkable people achieving extraordinary things.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated areas.