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.
Test Technician- Engines
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Test Technician- Engines
A fantastic opportunity to work amongst some of the most technologically advanced engine test cells in the world. If you have a background in diesel or gasoline engine systems or component testing then this could be for you...Interviews happening imminently.
Job DescriptionEngine Test Technician
Commutable from; Bedford, Milton Keynes, Banbury, Royal Leamington Spa, Daventry, Northampton, Oxford, London.
Salary; £21,000 - £33,000 (inclusive of shift allowance) + Pension + Life Assurance
A globally known FTSE100 company are looking for a number of automotive technicians to be based on-site at their engine test facility in Bedfordshire. The client offers engineering solutions to the automotive market and are looking to increase their workforce due to a strategic growth plan. As a Technician there won't be two days the same. Within their engines facility you will be responsible for maintaining 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 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.
This role would ideally suit a technician with engines experience who is looking to learn and join a larger team of technicians. The best candidate will be a team player who is looking to build upon their existing knowledge and someone with a true interest in engines/mechanical engineering. The team never leave anyone behind and ensure jobs are always performed to the best of their ability. The shift pattern is 1 week of 6am-2pm and 1 week of 2pm-10pm.
Keywords; Engine, Test, Technician, Development, Calibration, Test bed, Durability, Fabrication.
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