Test Lab Engineer, UK

Since 1979, Shields Environmental has partnered with the world’s leading telecommunications companies to provide innovative multi-vendor spares management solutions (incl. Repair), specialist logistics and on-site services, reuse, extended life and recycling solutions within a fully integrated environmental and compliance risk management program.

Shields works hard to build a reputation for entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, unparalleled knowledge of the industry, environmental excellence and customer service. The core of this service is our talented employees.

We require a junior Test Lab engineer, who will be responsible for testing refurbished telecom equipment. He/she will have experience in Integration or Operation and Maintenance of telecommunications equipment. The successful candidate will work together with the engineering and operational teams to process customer orders in a timely manner, and ensure that all equipment meets the highest quality standard.

Required competencies:

  • Curious and eager to learn new skills and technologies
  • Perform under pressure
  • Meticulous in their work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Hands-on and creative in finding solutions for problems
  • Excellent diagnostic and problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of diverse computer systems and networks.
  • Troubleshooting hardware and software issues.
  • Antenna Testing.
  • PSU Configuration and Electrical Knowledge.
  • WAN/LAN Networks Understanding.


  • Commissioning and integration on any of the following: BTS/NodeB/BSC/RNC for Nokia, Huawei, Siemens, Alcatel-Lucent, Nortel, Ericsson, etc.
  • Commissioning and integration on any of the following: Transmission equipment from Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Nokia, etc.
  • First- line troubleshooting experience on the above equipment
  • Working with test equipment such as Spectrum Analyser/BTS testers or other measurement equipment.
  • Perform troubleshooting to diagnose and resolve problems (repair or replace parts, debugging etc.).

Job details:

  • Based in Purfleet, Essex.
  • Full-time position.
  • Salary:

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to [email protected].

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