RF Test Technician

Stevenage, Hertfordshire




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My client is looking for a RF Test Technician to join on them on a 6 month contract. As a RF Test Technician, you will be responsible for performing RF TEST activities and provide technical support to the requirements of the business units & customers
This is a hands-on role that will keep the post-holder busy with a wide variety of tests at the heart of the build phase of these world leading projects

Role: RF Test Technician
Pay: £26.00 per hour via Umbrella (Inside IR35)
Location: Stevenage
Contract: 6 Months – 37 hours per week Monday – Friday

Job Profile
Perform S parameters, Passive Intermodular Testing (PIM) and Power Handling testing on Antenna Feeds and Filters to a high technical standard. This includes correctly setting-up of test equipment and ensuring test equipment is operated in the correct manor and within calibration.

  • Assist the RF Lead Engineer and other Engineers to achieve the goals of the department.
  • To review test procedures and comment on their content.
  • Maintenance of the associated test facilities.
  • Ensure that all testing is performed in a safe manner.
  • Production of accurate test reports.
  • Insuring test logs are completed to a high standard and all measurement data is accurately recorded, stored and filed. All associated documentation is generated.
  • Participate in the development of the RF test facility, suggesting new ideas to improve efficiency and technical competence.
  • Any other duties deemed appropriate by the RF Lead Engineer.

Skills/Experience Required
Essential –
3 to 5 years’ experience in a similar role
Desirable –
Electro-Magnetic Compatibility (EMC) testing

Interview will require on site test, so safety footwear and clothes required
Education & Training
Essential – Strong experience in a similar role

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Sarah Budd at Line Up Aviation
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Skills/Experience Required

Essential –
3 to 5 years’ experience in a similar role

Desirable –
Electro-Magnetic Compatibility (EMC) testing

Target Industries –

Education & Training

Essential –
Experience in a similar role

Working Pattern

Monday to Friday days – regular opportunity for extra hours mid-week & weekends


Occasional travel to other UK sites


Possible extension after initial contract duration

Base of Work

This role will be working on site full time – free parking is provided for this role

Reason for vacancy


Interview Process

One stage interview – on site (work clothes and safety footwear required for a skills test)


The successful candidate will be required to apply for and receive a basic disclosure certificate prior to commencement of the contract.
Applications are via – https://www.gov.uk/request-copy-criminal-record – at a fee of £23 which will need to be paid by card in full at the end of the application process. The cost of the application is only recoverable from the client once the contractor has started and that recovery of costs is via the expense process.

The successful candidate will be required to pass BPSS security clearance before confirmation of contract offer.

IR35 regulations

A CEST assessment has been carried out for this role and it has been deemed Inside Scope of IR35

A further CEST assessment taking in to account individual contract details will be carried out should a successful candidate choose to operate as Deemed LTD.

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