Environmental test engineer




Element has an opportunity for an Environmental Test Engineer to join its growing team in Warwick. The engineer will work within Element Warwick – our European Environmental testing centre of excellence.

We have the largest capacity for Environmental Testing in the UK, making us the ideal choice of testing partner for the aerospace, military, transportation, energy and industrial manufacturers who need to ensure their product is compliant with either industry-specific standards of in-service conditions.


  • Plan, organise and perform a range of environmental tests in line with Test House procedures
  • Design, detail and organise test rigs and fixtures as required
  • Liaise with customers, other departments, Test Engineers, Test Technicians and external agencies
  • Prepare test reports and test certificates
  • Attend meetings where technical requirements are discussed
  • Responsible to the Department Manager for the technical integrity of the work performed
  • Prepare subcontract and ancillary item purchase requisitions
  • Provide support with continuous improvement

Skills / Qualifications

  • Educated in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline
  • Understanding of engineering qualification projects
  • Significant experience of physical environmental testing/specifications relating to:
    o Vibration
    o Shock
    o Temperature and humidity
    o Altitude
    o Salt fog
    o Sand and dust
    o Fatigue
  • Computer literacy, including MS Office applications experience
  • Demonstrates the ability to work efficiently and be flexible under pressure
  • A personable, professional individual with a passion for engineering
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to develop relationships to all levels of the business and with customers
  • Ability to plan, organise and manage work within the defined area of responsibility
  • Ability to apply logical reasoning and thinking analytically


Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.

We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.

Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.

Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.

We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety – We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity – We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence – We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership – We work together for the benefit of our customers


When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.

All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies.

Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com.

To apply for this job please visit element-ext-row.icims.com.

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About Author


Ben has worked as a journalist and editor, covering technology, engineering and industry for the last 20 years. Initially writing about subjects from nuclear submarines to autonomous cars to future design and manufacturing technologies, he was editor of a leading UK-based engineering magazine before becoming editor of Aerospace Testing in 2017.