Support Engineer

MDS Aero Gas Turbine Engine Solutions

MDS Aero Support Corporation is an engineering-based organization whose primary focus is the supply of test facilities and test systems for aviation, industrial, and marine gas turbine engines. Certified to both ISO 9001 and 14001 standards, MDS has supplied turnkey engine test facilities, test support equipment, data acquisition systems, and engineering services to a variety of industries and organizations around the globe since 1985.

MDS Aero Support Corporation, a world leader in the design and construction of gas turbine engine test equipment and facilities, has a requirement for a Support Engineer for their UK based Engineering Support Office, located in Derby, England.


  • The primary responsibility of this position is to maintain and troubleshoot systems in Gas Turbine engine test facilities.
  • The candidate shall demonstrate proficiency in the following activities:
  • Troubleshoot instrumentation related to the measurement of numerous parameters such as temperature, pressure, frequency, strain, vibration and flow.
  • Test, calibrate and troubleshoot PLC interfaces to items such as control valves, limit switches, pressure switches, level sensors and flow switches.
  • Understand existing mechanical drawings, electrical schematics and fluid P&ID drawings.
  • Secondary responsibilities may include installation work related to mechanical, fluid and instrumentation and controls systems.
  • Supervise sub-contractors as required.
  • Willing and able to work as a team member on 24/7 shift pattern.


  • Working knowledge of:
    • Instrumentation and control systems
    • Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems
    • Fuel and lubrication systems
    • PC based data acquisition systems
  • Understanding of the principles of instrumentation calibration and/or data acquisition systems and sensors.
  • Willing and able to travel and work internationally, often on short notice.
  • Self-reliant and able to work on own initiative, often to tight deadlines.

Education & Qualifications

  • Engineering degree/ HND in Electrical Engineering preferably incorporating a recognized engineering apprenticeship.
  • Experience includes five years working in an industrial or aero gas turbine test environment.

Why Join MDS?

There are many reasons to consider working with the MDS team:

  • Competitive wages
  • Employee Bonus Program
  • Health Benefits
  • International travel
  • Impact on Aerospace Industry
  • Solid reputation
  • Diverse workforce
  • Positive work environment
  • Pension Plan

Corporate Values

At MDS our values drive our actions and behaviors to foster the most positive and productive environment for our Employees, Customers, and Partners. Candidates must demonstrate a proven ability to demonstrate the following MDS values: Communication, Passion, Accountability, Teamwork, Care and Respect.

Candidates who consider themselves a team player are invited to submit their resume in confidence to recruiting@mdsaero.com.

MDS is an equal opportunity employer. MDS does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, mental or physical disability, religion, sex or national origin or ethnic origin.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates who meet or exceed our requirements, are legally eligible to work in Canada and do not require sponsorship will be contacted.

Please visit our web site https://mdsaero.com to view all open positions.

Telephone calls not accepted from candidates or agencies.


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