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Graduate Radio Frequency Safety Engineer

Job/scheme locations: 
This role will be based at our vibrant campus, Crawley Court which is located approximately 6 miles from Winchester city centre.
Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
Application deadline: 

About Us
Arqiva is a leading UK communications infrastructure company enabling a vibrant digital economy. We’re the people behind the scenes who make connections happen. We help millions of voices to reach billions of eyes and ears through TV, radio and mobile. And we work with everyone from utility companies to independent radio groups and major broadcasters, such as the BBC, ITV and BskyB. Every day our infrastructure and associated services enable millions of people and machines to connect wherever they are through TV, radio, mobile and machine-to-machine data services. Our advanced networks support the huge growth of connected devices and the ever-increasing demand for data from smartphones to tablets through to connected TVs and smart meters. 

This role is a critical part of the safety, health and environment team.  We provide technical advice to the business on a wide range of topics to ensure people working on our sites are safe, we comply with safety and environmental legislation and we identify and manage safety, health and environmental risks.  

This role will specialise in all aspects of health and safety in relation to radio frequency (RF), which is emitted from our equipment such as TV and Radio broadcast antennas and our customers.  


  • Develop and use mathematical models to understand how RF will affect workers and the public on or near our sites. 

  • Interpret external studies and legislation and determine how Arqiva will comply and practically implement the requirements. 

  • Take real life RF measurements with survey meters out in the field (e.g. on structures and on the ground). 

  • Assess how effective control measures we put in place to keep people safe are (e.g. personal monitors that measure RF levels). 

This role will be based at our vibrant campus, Crawley Court which is located approximately 6 miles from Winchester city centre. There may be a requirement to travel to different sites as part of this role therefore a driving licence is advantageous.  

What we are looking for

  • Minimum 2:2 degree in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Electrical or Electronic Engineering or similar 

  • Strong interpersonal skills as this role will involve communication to a wide range of stakeholders across the business.  

  • Highly numerate and an ability to grasp technical concepts related to radio frequencies 

  • Some experience in a technical facing role would be advantage for example through a previous internship or voluntary role 

  • A natural curiosity for problem solving and attention to detail  

  • Willingness to learn and develop in the role. 

Next Steps 

All applications must be made online.

Our application process follows 3 stages;  

  • Online application form 

  • Telephone interview 
    Approximately 30 minutes with competency-based questions focused on Arqiva values and the role requirements 

  • Assessment Centre 
    These will take place April – May 2020 at our Crawley Court campus just outside Winchester and comprising an interview, group exercise, presentation, a tour of our offices and a chance to meet our team 

This role will close on Sunday 26th April 2020 at 11:59pm. 

Please ensure you apply in enough time before the deadline as applications will be screened on an ongoing basis. 

Should you have any queries regarding this role, please contact us at or on 020 7654 7255. 

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More about this vacancy

UK, South West
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5