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Actemium ICS - Test Engineer

  • CDI
  • Royaume Uni

Job description

Actemium, an international Electrical Services organisation with a global turnover of €2.8 billion and based in over 40 countries. Our business unit based in Gloucester specialising in Control Panels is looking to recruit a Test Engineer.

Package: Competitive Salary + Share Scheme + EV Car Scheme + Pension + Benefits


The Role

To Test and document a range of bespoke control panels and components; host factory acceptance tests with clients and diagnose any problem that might arise with a control panel. Assisting with engineering, commissioning and building of control systems.

  • To produce associated documentation with the testing of a control panel with detail.
  • To use test equipment such as a dielectric tester, multi-meter, IR tester etc
  • To maintain safe working practices and always adhere to quality control procedures.
  • To travel to sites and diagnose then fix issues with control systems.
  • To have a good customer relationship and confidence to demonstrate testing under the presents of the end customer


  • Accurately read and interpret electrical drawings and instructions, both written and verbal (from the supervisor and other team members), to assemble components and build and wire panels within specified timescales.
  • Carry out testing and inspection on finished control panels both on the shop floor and at customer premises in line with approved standards and customer requirements.
  • Adhere to and always maintain safe working practices.
  • Be able to send a panel to site with 100% confidence that it fits within specification and functions as stated.
  • Preform and host Factory acceptance tests and site acceptance tests in the presents of end customers
  • Adhere to and actively improve (through feedback to the supervisor) quality control processes and test procedures.
  • Travel to customer sites to support installation, as and when required.
  • To provide a high level of customer service to both internal and external customers.

Desired profile

  • Have a NVQ level 3 in Electrical engineering or several years of experience within the control system industry is essential
  • An HNC in electrical/electronic engineering is favourable
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in generators, Excitation systems and protection relay testing.
  • Hold a current ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment.
  • Driving Licence


  • Previous control systems experience essential
  • Previous experience of interpreting electrical drawings and technical instructions.
  • Positive "can do" attitude. With good attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills. With the ability to flexibly and proactively manage changing priorities and work to tight timescales.
  • Ability to work productively, efficiently and effectively on own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communications skills must be able to communicate at all levels.
  • Able to work extended and/or unsocial hours to the full requirements of the role
  • Willing to learn about new systems and move with technology as it progresses
  • Understanding about generator control and the tests required for generator control panels will be beneficial
  • Programming controllers such as PLC’s and transducers or understanding the operation of a controller will also be beneficial


Part of the VINCI Energies Group, Actemium provide engineering design, project management, installation and commissioning of electrical, mechanical and IT services in the United Kingdom since 1907.
In addition, we provide specialist maintenance operations, fully complemented with accredited safety tests and inspection services to optimise the operational efficiency and safety of our client's equipment and systems. Whilst part of a global network of 300 Business Units, Actemium UK comprises of 7 Business Units covering all of the UK & RoI.

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