Neoparters are recruiting for an electronics engineer

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17th September 2012

Neopartners Ltd are looking for a full time Electronics Engineer to join the expert team in Falmouth

Job description:

Neopartners Ltd has a number of development projects underway and needs significant technical support to assist in meeting the hardware and software requirements of a new project for a multinational oil company.


  • Design and build (with assistance) downhole electronic systems
  • Development of broadband (ADSL) type technologies to provide high performance communications to and from well-based artificial lift (pumping) systems.
  • R&D to improve the current technologies utilisation and allow the addition of a new range of sensors to monitor and record such things as downhole flow, pressure and temperature.
  • Test the subsystems that form part of the project
  • Write embedded code for the system controllers and write code for the customer Graphical User interface (GUI)
  • Design, build and test the corresponding surface systems
  • Support the deployment of the systems into a well in the UK and Saudi
  • Liaise with subcontractors and suppliers

Nature of work undertaken:

As an engineering project the specifications have largely been defined above. However it is assumed that as a successful graduate you will maintain proper records including technical reports, H&S and cost control documents and deal with customer technical staff on a fully professional basis.

Appropriate training and mentoring will be provided either within the business or externally as required. It is important to understand that the work is technically interesting, complex and is team based, sharing problems and solutions.

You will report to the director of the business but at the same time you will be expected to liaise with all the staff as required. Nominal working hours are 37.5 per week but the nature of the job is such that you will be expected to work flexibly and travel as required although this is the exception rather than the rule

Essential Requirements:

  • A relevant degree level qualification
  • Driving license/car (to get to place of work)
  • Some hardware/software experience.
  • Experience of CAD software
  • Graduates must not have previously been supported in a UCP Graduate Placement programme*

Desirable Requirements:

  • Good general IT skills
  • Graduates should ideally (but not necessarily) have graduated within the last 5 years and be unemployed or not fulfilling their graduate potential*

*Eligibility Criteria

This position is supported by the Unlocking Cornish Potential (UCP) scheme. UCP is a graduate level placement scheme which works with businesses to recruit and support ongoing business development through the placement of a graduate. In some cases, the business may choose to recruit a recent graduate and take advantage of a support package that UCP provides to assist the graduate to be successful in the job role.

Other information about hours of work:

  • The project duration will be 12 months * This post is permanent for the right candidate * Starting date is as soon as possible

Closing date for applications:


How to apply:

Please apply on-line via by attaching your CV and a formal covering letter outlining why you feel you are suitable for the role or call 01209 616340 for more information. Please state in your letter the place where you first found this vacancy.


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