Trials and Measurements Engineer

  • Department: Asset Integrity
  • Location: Dorking
  • Job type: Full-time

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Description

We are a systems and engineering technology consultancy that helps organisations deliver innovative engineering to make lives safe, secure, sustainable and affordable. Our people join us to make an impact on the world and to learn from some of the best minds in the industry. Our people stay with us because they value our supportive team environment and the career opportunities provided by our sustained growth.

Asset Integrity is a multidisciplinary group which supports our clients understand the life, degradation, integrity and performance of components, systems and facilities from concept through to decommissioning and all stages between. We operate in many sectors including energy (conventional and nuclear energy generation, renewables and oil & gas), transport (rail, maritime, aerospace and automotive, industry (process and manufacture) and defence (all domains).

We have a wide range of capability utilising testing, trials, condition monitoring, design codes and computer aided engineering (such as FEA). Our colleagues have a wide range of backgrounds from fundamental materials science, to stress engineering, field based work and plant/facilities operations.

We tend to support projects that are high value, high performance, or safety critical for world class organisations. This can be to substantiate the design of novel products, systems and facilities, to investigate and resolve in-service problems or to extend the life of aging assets. This can require the use of advance methods and novel approaches to answer very complicated problems, and engage in method development to improve our service offer. This can be across all of our sectors.

This particular role is focussing on our is our Trials, Measurement & Inspection (TM&I) capability, a key pillar of Asset Integrity’s service offering. TM&I has long complimented our more analytical and systems engineering services. We have delivered and continue to deliver diverse portfolio of projects, working on planes, trains, cranes, and everything in between, providing a variety of solutions tailored to our clients’ needs.

Our TM&I group is the company’s centre of excellence on the use of practical, field based techniques to understand the performance, condition and degradation of structures, systems and components. Investigating and diagnosing problems, the team designs, develops and deploys a variety of measurement systems, from hand held devices to longer term monitoring systems, as required. The team then diagnose issue and work with other disciplines across the company to provide solutions.

We see TM&I as an exciting area to work in, with lots of opportunity for growth and development, working alongside our other services. We are looking for high-calibre, motivated people to join our TM&I Group as we seek to grow this area of our business, being at the cutting edge of asset management for our clients

Depending on experience, the candidate will be involved in the technical delivery and leadership of analysis projects, technical oversight, review of the work of other staff, developing and maintaining relationships with our clients and innovating our service offer.

Working across a wide variety of sectors within; defence, energy and transport. The types of programme they may get involved include:

  • Failure investigation.
  • Life extension.
  • Integrity assessment.
  • Design substantiation.
  • Peer review.
  • Design development.
  • Digital assets

Requirements

The successful applicant will meet the following minimum requirements:

This role will be at a senior consultant/engineer level -salary dependent on experience

Predominantly technical but as a consultancy we expect our engineers to be able to work across our business and with our clients. So good interpersonal skills are very important as is the ability to make structured decisions, problem solve and show initiative and ownership. Broadly speaking:

  • Technical knowledge in the mechanical / structural engineering and sciences domain.
  • Business Development – flexible on the level but must show the flair and interest
  • Client facing – able to build strong relationships
  • Team player, willing to working within a diverse, often multi-disciplinary team.

Mechanical Engineering degree is the usual route into this discipline (ideally 2.1 or better). However, a physics or maths degree followed by a Masters or Doctorate in an integrity engineering discipline is acceptable. A Mechanical Engineering degree following by a doctorate would be particularly interesting.

It is to your advantage if you meet any or all the following additional requirements:

Industry specific experience:

  • Anything from the power generation/energy sector.
  • Process and industrial.
  • Maritime
  • Rotating machinery
  • Upstream / Downstream O&G
  • Transmission (gas/electricity)

Happy to talk flexible working

With benefits to suit your lifestyle, we have a flexible approach to your location and working arrangements.

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