Senior Operations Support &
Field Engineer

The Company

EarthSense was formed with the sole aim of enabling the world to understand and solve its air quality issues. We intend to help by providing the most detailed global air quality information, showing real-time exposure and actionable future forecasting that enables decisions and mitigation, for the betterment of human health.

Providing a number of data, software and hardware services, our dynamic team has unparalleled air quality expertise in sensor design, pollution modelling and analysis and we use this to provide advice and support to government and industry globally.


Air quality is a fast-growing area of operation and EarthSense has helped the likes of BBC and ITV promote the dangers of breathing poor air, along with all of our blue-chip, global clients who are taking positive steps to reduce air pollution.

As an outcome of our fast growth, we are looking to recruit a number of highly capable and ambitious individuals, who will enable the next stage of our business evolution, establishing key positions in our exciting company.

As such, we are looking for keen and capable technician to take responsibility for the support and maintenance to a widening community of deployed air quality monitors. The role will include both on-site and remote support for air quality monitor deployment and maintenance, as well as fault investigation and resolution. The successful candidate will report directly to the Head of Operations.

Job Details

Job Title: Operations Support & Field Engineer 

Post details: Full Time
Salary: £28,000 - £33,000 p.a. plus benefits (dependent on experience)

Location: Leicester, UK
Start date: Immediate (flexible depending on candidate)
Job Reference: ES_OFE_SSD002

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain inventory of goods in and out

  • Maintain records and quality assure customer deliveries

  • Maintain inventory of hardware returns

  • Manage refurbishment and hardware rental processes

  • Undertake field work as required

  • Following appropriate health and safety protocols across all business activity

  • Maintain and monitor the sensor fleet

  • Undertake support resolution as appropriate with focus on high customer satisfaction and clear communications

  • Identify and raise risks when identified

  • Follow quality processes and identify areas for improvement where possible in line with ISO 9001 and 14001

Soft Skills Sought

  • Driven and self-motived with a tenacity to succeed

  • Can do attitude

  • Eye for detail and good organisation skills

  • Customer first approach, careful and diligent

  • Pragmatic and creative thinker

  • Comfortable in fast paced scale-up environment

  • Comfortable helping with any tasks

  • Strong personal integrity

  • Good cultural fit within the team and personable

Key Skills, Experience and Qualifications Sought:


  • Formal qualification in electrical/electronics.

  • Experience with standard software packages such as CRM and ERP's.

  • Full UK driving licence.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications.

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • Able to work safely and effectively at height in the field

  • Full clean driving licence


  • Understanding of air quality monitoring and modelling techniques

  • Experience with writing risk assessments and method statements.

  • Geospatial knowledge

  • Experience with SQL

  • Knowledge of firmware

  • Fieldwork experience


​Application is by CV and covering letter, applications with no CV will be disregarded. Please email a CV and covering letter to: stating the job reference.

Applicants MUST already be eligible to work in the UK.

Interview Process

Short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview process at our offices in Leicester. The interview will include a requirement to demonstrate previous experience at an appropriate level.

EarthSense is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.