Installation Engineer

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  • Location:

    Basildon, Essex

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  • Salary:

    £32 - £35 per hour + + expenses

  • Contact:

    Sam Bason

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 months

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Installation Engineer

  • Installation; Test; Commissioning; Integration

  • Electronics; Electrical; Mechanical; Engineering; Assembly; IT

  • 9 month contract minimum

  • £35ph (Umbrella), Inside IR35

  • Location: Basildon

We are looking to recruit Installation Engineers to implement a national roll-out of new hardware across the UK in support of a major UK Government Contract. The role will require you to work outside normal office hours and attend site visits at various locations around the UK.

The successful candidate will have an excellent range of knowledge and experience in the installation, commissioning and testing of systems containing electronic, electrical and mechanical components and sub-systems.


  • Removal and Installation activity completed in accordance with the specification

  • Comprehensive records of all installation activities and all tests

  • Perform commissioning and testing on computer controlled monitoring systems at customer sites.

  • Be responsible as part of a team for ensuring that testing is carried out comprehensively on target systems and fully and accurately recorded.

  • Ensuring that the Delivery Manager is informed on the status of the installation and test processes.

  • Be responsible for all assets whether customer or company owned assets carried in vehicles under their charge or utilised whilst carrying out their duties.

  • Be prepared to travel throughout the UK for periods of a number of weeks at a time.

  • Be prepared to work at the weekend and unsocial hours.

Specific knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas will be an advantage:

  • Cabling - electrical, fibre and copper, (CAT 5e/6), POE

  • CCTV installation and set - up

  • Installation of I.T. racks

  • Installation of PC's and printers

  • Have knowledge of test processes and procedures of systems and sub-systems.

  • Demonstrate a proven history of systems testing - integration and commissioning.

  • Have some knowledge of CCTV, ANPR and video standards, computer operating systems and computer networking.

  • Ability to read wiring diagrams

  • Update "As - Built" documentation

  • Understanding of, and ability to adhere to, all safety procedures and safe working practices

Your background:

  • Experience in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, preferably with at least NVQ 1, 2, 3 or equivalent qualification in electronics, electrical assembly, or engineering.

  • To be able to gain quickly a working knowledge of the operation of IT solutions.

  • Ability to work under broad direction, with minimal supervision, in demanding situations.