Principal Radionavigation Engineer Harwich £54,481
Your new company
You will be joining the UK's largest maritime charity who are dedicated to the safeguarding of shipping and seafarers with a duty to deliver reliable, efficient and cost-effective aids to navigation service for the benefit and safety of mariners.
Your new role
As a Principal Radionavigation Engineer, you will be joining a small team applying your skills and knowledge primarily into the research and development of LED lighting of 66 lighthouses across the UK. You will lead the team and take responsibility for the research and related strategy development of the PNT theme covering a range of radionavigation technologies including GNSS, augmentation, eLoren and R-Mode. You will be required to develop and maintain external relationships and collaborations nationally and internationally to help progress international standards, and support an international approach to future navigational safety developments via stakeholder meetings and conferences.
What you'll need to succeed
You will hold a degree in engineering or physical sciences and have practical experience of relevant radionavigation systems; with knowledge of the system lifecyle from initial concept through development, standardisation, use and decommissioning. Previous LED Lighting experience with an awareness of the different technologies involved in addition to a broad understanding of the issues involved within a maritime concept is beneficial. Ideally you will have experience in leading and participating in international standardisation activities and collaborative projects with the ability to be adaptable and self-assured with excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively at all levels. Project and Team management skills are required.
What you'll get in return
You will be rewarded with a salary of £54,481 per annum and an excellent benefits package which includes a civil service pension with a 26% contribution, holiday entitlement of 25 days plus Bank Holidays and 3.5 privilege days per year. In addition you will be entitled to sick pay of 6 months at full pay, and 6 months at 50% pay after successful completion of the probation period.
What you need to do now
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Talk to a consultant
Talk to Tara Johnson, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Norwich