Field Service Engineer (RF)

Location : Bristol, England
Job Ref : RR15
Consultant : Richard Robey
Sector : MI
Salary : £32k - 35k per year


RR15 – Field Service Engineer

Location: Hybrid / North Bristol

Salary: £32,000-£35,000


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Field Service Engineer on behalf of one of our clients.

Due to company growth our client is looking for an additional Field Service Engineer to provide technical support services for maritime surveillance systems including sensors such as Radar, Electro-optics, AIS and DF/ESM that use Radio Frequency (RF) technologies.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • responsible for providing maintenance, repair and installation of maritime surveillance systems including complex fault diagnosis.
  • Technical support services of deployed maritime surveillance systems including associated sensors, communications, networks and software.
  • Deployment services including installation, commissioning and acceptance activities.
  • Participation in the duty technical support team 24-hour on-call roster.
  • Conduct on-site preventative and rectification maintenance.
  • Lone working in accordance with Health and Safety instructions.
  • Working at height both onshore and offshore.
  • Guide our customers to implement best practice.
  • Ensure quality information is entered into our CRM ticketing tool.
  • Resolve assigned CRM tickets within defined service levels/limits.
  • Provision of technical and operational training.
  • Internal technical support services.
  • Production of reports and necessary documentation for administration and invoicing purposes.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • NVQ 3 in related subject is essential.
  • Maintenance/installation of RF equipment is essential.
  • BSc in an RF, microwave, digital, IT or Telecoms based subject is preferred.
  • solid experience in maintenance of Radar, Electro-optics, AIS, and DF/ESM is highly desired. 
  • Fault-finding: RF/IP systems and software applications
  • Able to work independently.
  • Reliable and practical.
  • Strong work ethic.


  • Car/Van; Pool for business use.
  • Life and private medical on completion of probationary period.
  • 28 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays.
  • Fully funded training including manufacturer on-site courses.
  • Travel opportunities to Norway, Middle East and other regions.


  • 37.5 hours per week although on-site visit is expected to be completed on the day.
  • On-Call approx. 1 in 4 roster.


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