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Commissioning Engineer JF 07-08

Job ID: R0135435 Location: Gorgonzola, Lombardy, Italy
Regular Employment, Full time
Location: Gorgonzola, Italy

Thales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Airspace Mobility Solutions, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.

Gorgonzola hosts Navigations Air Systems (NAS) domain. The activity of NAS domain: avionics, navigation and radar systems for civil air traffic and technologies supporting the activities of civilian and military pilots, ATC controllers and technicians of several airlines, air traffic control agencies and Air Force around the world. Italy is the Group’s Competence center for the design, production and delivery of Navigation Aids products and Competence Centre for the delivery of non-Radar Surveillance Products.

Job Description  

Job Title:

Commissioning Engineer

JF 07-08


  • Undertaking all necessary site integration, commissioning, hand-over and start-up activities when a product or system has to be implemented.
  • Verifying that assigned works are in accordance with Customer requirements and is consistent with the latest installation schedule.
  • Providing training to the customer staff

Detailed job description and responsibilities:

  • Performing commissioning tasks on AMS NAVAIDS (Navigational Aids) and NRS (Non-radar-surveillance) catalogue products
  • Recording the results of test activities in measurements sheets and preparing suitable reports
  • Reviewing technical documentation and drawings
  • Identifying and solving problems in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Performing Site Acceptance Tests (SAT) incl. documentation with customer representative
  • Ensuring that the delivered system has passed all test procedures successfully
  • Providing ground support during commissioning and routine flight checks
  • Providing classroom and on-the job training sessions for customers maintenance and operator staff
  • Performing failure analysis and related on-site repair activities on customer products
  • Supporting Project Engineering (PE) by finalizing the As Built Documentation
  • Ensuring the quality, work safety and suitability of all work performed

Required qualification:

  • BA Degree in Communications engineering
  • Several year experience in the deployment of industrial communication systems

Required Security Clearance:

Required skills:


  • Good knowledge of RF-/Analog-/Digital- and IT-Technologies
  • Basic knowledge in electrical and mechanical engineering
  • Safe handling of PC tools such as Excel, Word, etc.
  • English language – fluent in writing and speech


  • Good knowledge of ATM (Air Traffic Management) products and procedures
  • Experience in field service area
  • Additional language (preferable French)

Social competencies:

  • Organizational talent and development of solutions for occurring difficulties and changes in plans
  • Proven competence in Cooperation and Communication
  • Willingness to take over responsibilities
  • Willingness to travel abroad when required even in critical countries

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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Gorgonzola, Italy