Instrumentation Technician/Engineer

03 Aug 2022
10 Aug 2022
Contract Type

FRS-UK are actively recruiting for an Instrumentation Technician/Engineer to join a specialist consultancy with a focus on complex water-related projects, creating next-generation tools and technology and creating state-of-the-art facilities.

The Instrumentation Technician/Engineer will play a key role in the fabrication of this equipment, working with our mechanical engineering team to develop the solutions required by our clients. You will produce accurate, high-quality scientific measuring equipment while assisting with fault-finding, repair and servicing of projects to fulfil customer expectations.

Key Skills, knowledge and understanding

Mechanical and electrical/electronic understanding

An understanding of the importance of documentation, manufacturing processes and protocols.

Knowledge of limits, fits and tolerances

Optical encoder set-up and assembly

Experience, knowledge and understanding of telemetry systems

Load cell transducer knowledge would also be advantageous

PC-based computer knowledge as it applies to production requirements i.e using CRM systems to locate parts as required from stores

While not essential, strengths in the following area would be a real bonus

Practical Electrical skills: Soldering, basic wiring, knowledge and application of strain gauges and load cell transducers (non-essential as training would be given).

Language skills: excellent spoken and written English will be the minimum requirement. As we work all over the world, other languages would also be welcome.


Completed apprenticeship or further education qualification: Mechanical, electrical or scientific subject.

At least 3 years experience working within a small-scale production laboratory environment building instrumentation / electromechanical systems

Personal Qualities

Technically inquisitive: you will help our team to innovate and deliver novel solutions for our clients, therefore the following attributes are required

A desire to learn new skills

Hands-on: you will need a practical approach to help us resolve technical issues and meet deadlines

Self-motivated: you may sometimes work independently as well as within a team

A great communicator: you will be dealing with project teams and clients at all levels from around the world.

Flexible: you will be able to respond positively and adapt to changing priorities.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an organisation who value work-life balance, offer an exceptional working environment and support progression.

Some international travel may be required, and we will consider full-time, part-time or fixed-term contract working