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Emissions Measurement Technician in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire


Peterborough, Cambridgeshire


£22 - £27 per month



ARMs client is seeking an Emissions Measurement Technician for a large company based in Peterborough, UK. Working in the state-of-the-art Europe Research & Development Centre.

You ideally need the knowledge, base skills, and experience to be able to install, service, calibrate and maintain our fleet of emissions measurement equipment, this will include assisting engineers in conducting technical investigations of current and future emissions measurement technologies and processes in a laboratory environment, however for the right candidate, knowledge of electronics and instrumentation is a good starting point, and depending on the actual level of knowledge there is the potential for a lower starting point, and develop.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

* Practical, hands-on responsibility for evaluating and deploying measurement equipment
* Operating measurement equipment and conducting diagnostic investigations
* Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM) and calibration of emissions measurement equipment
* Modifications to facility plant/test rigs and equipment
* Evaluating products and processes in the emissions measurement discipline
* Provide first-line breakdown cover

About you...

Essential -

* Technical Apprenticeship or NVQ level 3 trained with electro-mechanical bias or equivalent extensive industry experience
* The capacity for continuous learning and sharing knowledge with peers
* Emphasis on initiative and self-starting tasks
* Understanding of Root Cause Analysis techniques and permanent corrective actions

Desirable -

* Experienced in maintaining instrumentation equipment
* Experience / Knowledge of Horiba MEXA Gaseous Analysers
* Experience / Knowledge of Sierra / Combustion Particulate Analysers and Partial flow systems
* Experience / Knowledge of AVL Smoke / MicroSoot / Opacimeter instruments
* Experience working in an engine test cell environment
* Experience working in an engineering technician role.

Key Competencies -

* Must be able to adapt to a fast-paced working environment.
* Strong team working skills to assist engineers in technical investigations and processes.
* Strong Customer focus.
* High Work Standards
* Must be self-motivated and possess the ability to use own initiative.
* Strong attention to detail and focus on quality.
* Ability to read and understand technical drawings and schematics / follow written instructions.
* A focus on Safety must always remain a priority.

This is a shift position, operating on our 24/7 support shift pattern and comes with a 22% uplift across all shifts - Earlies (05:30-14:00), Days (07:00-16:30), Afternoons (13:00-22:30). This role includes weekend working - 1 weekend in 4.

This is initially a 12-month contract, however a high chance of extension and progression for the right candidate. The rate will be based on experience and pays £22-27 PH.


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission. Where the role is marked as Outside IR35 in the advertisement this is subject to receipt of a final Status Determination Statement from the end Client and may be subject to change.

Job reference 120230_1689325121
Date posted 14 July 2023

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