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Trainee Survey Systems Engineer in Aberdeen at Seatronics Group

Date Posted: 4/22/2021

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Job Description

Seatronics, part of Acteon Group, supplies specialist subsea solutions pursuing excellence both in engineering capability and customer support. Our continually developing expertise allows us to provide full service capability on demand encompassing rental, sales, service and repair, calibration, personnel and asset management.

Seatronics are looking to source a Trainee Survey Systems Engineer on a full time, permanent basis, to be based within the Workshop in Aberdeen. Reporting directly to the Group Engineering Manager, you will undertake a number of tasks in assisting with preparing equipment for sale or rental including equipment interfacing, maintenance, servicing and re-certification all of which will be required in order to meet project deadlines. To assist the Engineering Team responsible for carrying out the testing, service and repair of both Seatronics owned and 3rd party equipment to manufacturer's specifications and tolerances following in house test procedures. You will be responsible for ensuring this is carried out in a timely and organised manner with particular attention to maintaining the high QA standards already in place.


  • Testing/interfacing and fault finding of electronic survey equipment
  • Calibration of equipment to manufactures tolerances & specifications as per Seatronics procedures.
  • Electronic repairs including minor PCB work and cable re-terminations
  • Creation of accurate calibration/test documents
  • Accurate and organised documenting of calibration certificates and test sheets
  • Point of liaison between suppliers, manufacturer's and customers as required
  • Shipping to customers and manufacturers
  • Occasional field-based equipment support to customers as required
  • Occasional remote based equipment support to customers
  • Maintenance of calibration facilities to maintain the best possible standards.
  • Monitor lab test/reference equipment calibration requirements and organize re-certification with minimal lab down time.
  • Ensure the return of 3rd party equipment within the timescales agreed.
  • Willingness to undertake other duties as and when required such as stock take, maintaining tidy work areas, copying, filing etc.


  • School/College leaver with interest in progressing career within Electronics or Electrical Engineering
  • NC/HNC or equivalent in a relevant area; Electronics, Electrical Engineering, or Engineering Systems is desirable
  • Basic experience of Pcb investigation, soldering, crimping, mechanical assembly would be an advantage
  • Solid experience of Microsoft Office suite; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Some knowledge of Seatronic's equipment is desirable
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail with good analytical skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, e.g. report writing, customer service
  • Ideally have a clean driving license and the ability to travel to global companies when necessary.
  • Ensure effective self-management to work in accordance with the company's values, goals and objectives.
  • Willingness to learn and participate in external and in-house training
  • Outgoing team player with a professional approach.
  • Able to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and willingness to work overtime as and when required in order to meet deadlines for upcoming projects