Test Engineer (Lightning Testing)

  • Job Reference: N6030-670S
  • Date Posted: 26 April 2018
  • Location: Abingdon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
  • Email: info@gregory-martin.com
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Test Engineer (Lightning Testing)


Our client is looking for a Test Engineer (Lightning Testing).  As a Test Engineer you will be carrying out testing on fuel/structural aerospace systems for effects of lightning. You will work as a member of the technical team in Abingdon to support customer’s test and development programmes. It is the perfect opportunity for an Engineer or Test Technician to join an experienced specialist team.


As a Test Engineer (Lightning Testing) your skills and qualifications will ideally include: 

A background in testing & measurement

Practical hands-on approach, aptitude for experimental testing and problem solving

Candidates from HNC/HND to degree level will be welcomed, or individuals with equivalent experience

Knowledge of High Voltage systems would be beneficial

Workshop experience (Milling and Turning) would be advantageous

Full UK driving licence 


As a Test Engineer (Lightning Testing) your main responsibilities will involve: 

Carrying out testing, recording and assessing the test data, photographing the samples/set up and writing reports on the findings of the test programmes.

Working with customers to help identify and plan suitable test programmes for their structure or system.

Supporting other members of the team in diverse test programmes. 


Test Engineer (Lightning Testing)

Location:  Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Salary:  Negotiable