Electrical and mechanical fields of vehicle engineering are my areas of expertise. This includes the design, development and test of electrical systems and engine/powertrain development. Powertrain development is an industry niche in which I specialise.
Engine Test Technician
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Engine Test Technician
The emissions legislation is ever-evolving and as a result has led to stringent standards which all automotive OEM's must abide by. If you have a background in emissions testing and want to work with an ever-expanding consultancy then this could be for you...
Job DescriptionEngine Test Technician
Commutable from; Bedford, Milton Keynes, Banbury, Royal Leamington Spa, Daventry, Northampton, Oxford.
Salary; £21,000 - £32,000 + Benefits
This is an exciting opportunity for an Engine Test Technician to join a consultancy based on-site at their head office. The client offers engineering solutions to the automotive market and are looking to increase their workforce due to continued success and the growth of their powertrain test department. As a Technician there won't be two days the same. Within their engines facility you will be responsible for managing multiple engine test beds simultaneously in regards to validation, durability, calibration and development of customer engine programmes.
This will include installing the engine within the test cell, fabricating brackets, plugging the engine in to the cell, performing pre-test checks, running the test, collating and validating the test data, liaising with other technicians and test engineers, performing any engine service tasks and potentially carry out further tests on inconclusive results with the aim of achieving the customers' targets.
Ideally, you will be currently working as a technician within a garage/test environment within either the Automotive/Aerospace/Off-highway/Power Generation arenas.
'The ideal candidate';
- Minimum City & Guilds in Automotive/Mechanical Engineering or time served as an apprentice.
- Full understanding of Gasoline/Diesel engines.
- Knowledge and usage of testbed hardware/software.
- Knowledge and usage of test instruments such as thermocouples and pressure transducers.
- Knowledge and usage of engine calibration tools such as CANape or Inca.
- Experience of prototype building and engine stripping.
Keywords; Engine, Test, Technician, Senior, Development, Calibration, Test bed, Durability, Fabrication, Inca, CANape.
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