+44 (0) 1580 891521

Location: Staplehurst, Kent

Salary: £30-35K per annum, DOE

Typical Hours: 8.00am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, some late or weekend work required

Contract: Full time, Permanent

Due to our continued growth, Magnetic Shields Limited have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our installation team. Magnetic Shields, based in Staplehurst, Kent are leading specialists in the design, manufacture and installation of bespoke magnetically shielded rooms, and have an expanding customer base throughout the UK, Europe, USA and Asia 

The ideal candidate should have a strong background within an engineering/installation/maintenance environment, be physically fit and be able to work to a very high standard from drawings, 3D CAD models and verbal instruction. Specific job training will be provided alongside any appropriate training courses.

The role will require the Senior Installation Engineer to work as a key member of the installation team on customer sites throughout the UK and abroad, in all aspects of constructing our multi-layered shielded rooms.  Typical installation sites are medical facilities, research institutes and Universities with install times varying from several weeks to months depending on the size of the project.


The Role:

  • This is a hands-on role, working as part of the installation team constructing Magnetically Shielded Rooms
  • Assist in all aspects of the installation sequence
  • Deliver high quality work to tight tolerances and specifications
  • Deliver high quality workmanship and finishing
  • To represent MSL core values and professionalism at customer sites
  • To assist with general maintenance duties at MSL during any periods between site installations


Essential Requirements:

  • Experience in an engineering/installation or maintenance environment
  • Willingness to work away from home for extended periods in both the UK and abroad
  • Team-worker
  • Full driving licence and valid passport
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Professional manner and appearance
  • Flexibility to work extended/unsociable hours if required


Desirable Skills:

  • Sheet metal experience
  • MEWP experience/Licence
  • Counterbalance/ Reach Truck Licence
  • Valid CSCS card
  • Knowledge of electrical wiring
  • Good knowledge of current health & safety practices
  • Good organisation and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise own workload well
  • Clear communication skills at all levels, written and verbal
  • Confidence, enthusiasm, self-motivation and determination

Headcorn Road  |  Staplehurst  |  Tonbridge  |  Kent  |  TN12 0DS  |  UK

Tel : +44 (0) 1580 891521  Fax : +44 (0) 1580 893345

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