Trainee TPS-77 Radar Engineer

Norwich | Other

Trainee TPS-77 Radars Engineer

Radar Operations

Norwich, NR11 8DY

Full Time, Permanent (37 hours per week)

£15,000 - £18,000 per annum


Serco Defence deliver a range of services and products to our customers and the MOD, which include the maintenance and training on TPS-77 Radar systems. Within this team, we are currently recruiting for a Trainee TPS-77 Radars Engineer to join our team who will maintain the TPS-77 Radar ensuring KPI targets, quality compliance, safety, continuous improvement, and other contractual obligations are met at site. Electronics training will be provided in the form of Day release to a local college which will enable trainees to be qualified up to BTEC level 3 with the possibility to go further onto complete a HNC. After attaining qualification, you will be trained on supporting and maintaining the radar and will get the opportunity to join the team as a skilled engineer leading to a significant pay rise.


The Trainee TPS-77 Radars Engineer will go through training and will gain knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Deliver 1st line preventative maintenance.
  • Delivery 1st and 2nd line corrective maintenance.
  • Provide out of hours call out to support radar availability as and when required.
  • Maintain and review radar technical manuals.
  • Maintain and manage all tools and test equipment required to support TPS-77 system.
  • Support the Site Technical Manager to maximise the overall system availability.
  • Spares management of the TSP-77 inventory.
  • Provide a site engineering support to Lockheed Martin when required.


What you'll need to do the role:

  • Holds GCSE's grade 4 or above, in Maths, English and Science.
  • Able to work well within a team.
  • Effective communication skills and able to build and maintain strong relationships.
  • Willingness to learn, able to follow policies and procedures.
  • Excellent organisational and timekeeping skills.
  • Basic understanding of electronics would be desirable.
  • Must be able to achieve SC Security Clearance prior to appointment, Serco will arrange this on your behalf.


What we offer

  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • A safe and supportive culture
  • Interesting and enjoyable work
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities


To discover more about our careers in Defence, meet our team, and to find out more about what we offer, please follow this Link. We're also a signatory of the UK Governments Women in Defence Charter, to find out more please click here.


Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens, we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 


At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. As a proud Disability Confident Leader and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard, disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. 



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24/06/2023 02:49:00
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