Perpetual Engineering Partnerships Ltd
£28k - £29k pa
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Technician Bedford Due to company growth, our client is seeking an experience technician to prepare vehicles for testing, including mechanical work and fitment of instrumentation to conduct track-based vehicle tests to defined procedures. Roles and responsibilities To prepare vehicles for track tests by fitting measurement equipment, sensors, data acquisition systems, and other test equipment such as brake valves, fuel meters etc. To set up the test vehicles by spec checking and setting (e.g. tyre pressures etc.), and installing test ballast as required. To drive the vehicle to the required procedures on the various track facilities. To collect and record test data from the measurement or data acquisition equipment. To report test results to the test engineer in a neat and timely manner. To work side by side with customers and/or the VCA inspectorate during tests if required. May be given specific responsibility for certain items of laboratory equipment. Qualifications Hold a current UK driving licence. Additional licence categories (e.g. HGV, PSV, motorcycle) desirable. Computer literate. Served an engineering apprenticeship related to motor vehicles or have technical competence equivalent to ONC or higher (desirable). Experience Vehicle testing (on track or on road) Vehicle mechanical rework / fault diagnosis Electronics and circuitry, soldering/wiring Knowledge of sensor types and applications EV/Hybrid vehicles Vehicle network systems CAN, LIN, FlexRay etc. Skills Good communications skills both oral and written. Sound engineering background Good PC skills Confident when dealing directly with customers Ability to work well in a team. Attention to detail Problem solving / lateral thinking Professional presentation Other Flexibility to support test activity both off-site and outside of normal working hours. Flexibility to travel inside and outside UK as and when required SC clearance or ability to achieve this (UK national with residency in the UK for the last 5 years) Willing to undergo a Criminal Records Bureau check We operate a £1000 refer a friend scheme so if you aren't interested then recommend a friend and earn yourself £1000! Please enquire for further details. If this position is of interest then please send your CV to the link provided and one of our consultants will call you back to discuss in more detail. Nb. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position. Perpetual Partnerships is part of the Cygnet Group of engineering companies based in Northwich and specialise in providing the best quality contract and permanent candidates to the engineering, manufacturing, energy and built environment markets. Being part of an engineering group means we are passionate about understanding how companies are run, the cultural fit of the people and therefore, about recruitment.
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