About Us SMITHS DETECTION MAKING THE WORLD A SAFER PLACE
Every minute of every day, in nearly every country across the globe, Smiths Detection employees and technology make the world a safer place.
We safeguard people, business and critical infrastructure with the latest innovations and screening technology for aviation, ports & borders, defence, and urban security.
We are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our company and would love to hear from you. If you have not found a suitable opportunity on our careers page, we would like to ensure that we keep you up to date please register your interest by submitting an application and we will be in touch as soon as a role matching your skill set arises.
What makes us different :
Safety Culture : the safety of our people is our first priority. We have an excellent track record in environmental health and safety, running regular trainings and providing all the necessary tools to enable our teams to perform their work with the utmost confidence.
Rewarding career : be part of a growing market that offers great career prospects. We offer the scope to match your ambition and ability with a rewarding career.
Continuous learning : have access to intensive internal training programmes, so you can stay up to date with cutting-edge technology, share knowledge and be ready for the next challenge.
Enriching opportunities : long term, there is scope for you to work in a diverse array of environments, with great prospects of broadening your horizon in more ways than one.
Embracing digitalisation : be part of our journey to digitalisation through Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Asset Performance Management.
You will play a key role in enabling us to better innovate and serve our customers, helping make the world a safe place
What you’ll do :
As a Field Service Technician, you will maintain and troubleshoot our comprehensive range of detection technologies, including Computed Tomography, X-ray, trace detection and infrared spectroscopy.
They are vital in sustaining our world-class service to customers in the global transportation, port and borders, critical infrastructure, military and emergency responder markets.
What you’ll definitely need :
Formal education in an engineering discipline, or apprenticeship gained in the Military / large organization, coupled with relevant trade certificates.
Strong electrical and electronic fault-finding skills, including reading schematics, wiring diagrams and technical manuals.
Ability to maintain and repair complex electromechanical equipment.
Computer literacy; competency in use of all programs within MS Office Suite and aptitude for learning specialized software programs.
What we’d love you to have :
Exceptional organizational, communication, interpersonal skills with the ability to multitask several projects at once.
Excellent customer service skills and the ability to handle stressful situations.
Self-motivation, reliability, and accountability.
Advanced knowledge of the tools and skills to perform diagnostics and troubleshooting alone on electrical / mechanical equipment.
While supervision is not considered a primary responsibility of this position, there may be instances where supervision of others on a project basis may be required
At Smiths Detection we embrace diversity and inclusion, along with the different perspectives that drive innovation. With over 40 years’ experience, our people also have a shared goal to provide security, peace of mind and freedom of movement, upon which the world depends.