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Proving Test EV Technician in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire


Peterborough, Cambridgeshire


Up to £0.00 per month



Proving Test EV Technician

Peterborough 12-Month Contract

Join the team as a Proving Test EV Technician and play a pivotal role in its success. As part of the Global Engine Development (GED) team, you will be responsible for various powertrain installation projects into off-highway machines, focusing on both mechanical and electrical aspects of powertrain integration, shake-down, and testing.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Adhere to the organisation's health and safety policies and safe working practices in accordance with the Safety Management System.
  • Perform safe and defect-free assembly of parts and components using various hand and power tools and lifting equipment.
  • Install prototype, pilot, and production powertrains into off-highway machines following the Engineer's instructions.
  • Operate a range of off-highway vehicles, including Hydraulic Excavators, Backhoe Loaders, Telehandlers, Track Type Tractors, etc.
  • Instrument powertrain installations with various sensors such as thermocouples, pressure transducers, and speed pickups.
  • Diagnose and rectify faults on both powertrains and machines.
  • Work from engineering drawings (electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic) and manufacture parts accordingly using in-house facilities.
  • Produce electrical looms to interface powertrain and machine.
  • Travel to off-site test and development facilities, including CAT-owned and third-party locations (some overseas).
  • Maintain a clean, tidy, and safe work area in line with 5S and total preventative maintenance (TPM) principles.
  • Undertake required training and further learning as necessary.

Skills and Experience:

  • Strong understanding of mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical/electronic systems with knowledge of powertrains and machines.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and follow verbal and written instructions/procedures.
  • Effective teamwork and communication skills to collaborate with various levels of the organization.
  • Proficiency in instrumentation and its application.
  • Competence in using hand/power tools, lifting, and welding equipment.
  • Working towards or completed relevant higher education (NVQ Level 3).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and CAT-designed software.

Desirable Experience/Skills:

  • Good machine/engine hydraulic, electrical, mechanical, and diagnostic/problem-solving skills.
  • Previous experience in maintenance and repair of off-highway vehicles and/or large goods vehicles.
  • Understanding of core electrical principles.

If you're ready to contribute your skills to a dynamic team and make a real impact in the field of EV technology I want to hear from you!


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 123010_1710423133
Date posted 14 March 2024

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