Field Services Engineer (Radar)


Job summary

BAE Systems
£40,000 - £49,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Field Service Engineer

Location: Portsmouth - with regular travel

Salary: Up to £40,000 depending on experience

What you'll be doing:

  • Adhering with legislation and company policy
  • Providing mobile support for Radar systems and associated equipment in the UK and overseas as required
  • Answering technical questions and queries
  • Raising risk assessments and method statements to cover work
  • Working as part of a team requiring limited technical supervision
  • Understanding and applying a range of fundamental design processes, tools, systems and techniques
  • Communicating with internal and external Customers and with other functions

Your skills and experiences:


  • HNC in an Engineering discipline or equivalent experience
  • Identification and evaluation of solutions to engineering problems
  • A good understanding of Engineering processes
  • Ability to build and maintain good working relationships internally and externally
  • Resilience to withstand pressured situations and continue to work objectively


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Radar Support team:

As a Field Service Engineer, you will work within the Radar Support team to provide Radar field support for Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers and future platforms, as well as the possibility of engineering support for international projects, submarine support, and providing field support for land-based Radar systems in the UK and overseas. Additionally, you may support the Field Operations Team Leader in day-to-day activities.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability within or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 19th June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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