• Technical Officer

    Job Locations UK-Buckinghamshire-High Wycombe
    ID
    2018-1697
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Technical Officer to join our growing team. This is a great opportunity to develop your career within a Global TIC business.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Overseeing testing projects including:
    • Liaison with clients to ensure that their requirements are fully met
    • Liaison with Technician teams
    • Defining test programmes and associated costs
    • Conducting tests in accordance with the requirements of the appropriate test standard and approved procedures
    • Preparation of test reports complying fully with the requirements of the test standard and quality manual
    • Leading test teams on specific testing projects
    • Preparation of technical drawings using AutoCAD
    • Maintenance of laboratory equipment to ensure safety and quality are not compromised
    • Providing technical guidance where required or requested

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Qualification in a science / technical subject or equivalent experience would be desirable
    • Educated to GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English to Grade C or above
    • Degree / HND in a scientific or technical discipline
    • Knowledge of AutoCAD
    • Experience of the building product testing industry
    • Project management experience would be desirable
    • Excellent written communication skills, including report writing
    • Able to understand technical subjects and to explain them to others
    • Research skills
    • Demonstrable customer skills, including an ability to establish a quick rapport with visitors and clients
    • Good IT skills including Word and Excel
    • Confident decision maker
    • Methodical and measured approach to problem solving
    • Ability to learn quickly
    • Able to work extended hours at short notice for certain specific projects
    • An understanding of calibration and instrumentation
    • An appreciation of engineering and construction materials
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Confidence
    • Calm disposition
    • Well organised and methodical
    • Enjoys team working but can operate alone

    Company Overview

    Element is the best and most trusted testing partner in the world providing high value, critical services to the Aerospace, Transportation, Oil & Gas, Fire & Building Products and Infrastructure & Environmental sectors, where failure is not an option.

     

    Our purpose is a simple one. We make certain that all of the materials, products and devices we test, inspect and certify for our customers are always safe in their end application; are of marketable quality; are compliant with all relevant industry standards and regulations and are ultimately fit for purpose.

     

    Element’s expanded network of over 6,000 Engaged Experts are trusted by organizations to test and advise on the safety, quality, performance and compliance of their products, systems and operations.

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.

     

    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

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