Senior Technician (Mechanical)

Perpetual Engineering
08 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Technician (Mechanical) - Propulsion

Based near Preston

Competetive Salary

Are you seeking work in the automotive sector?

Have you experience of working in a test facility?

If so, this could be the right opportunity for you…

Our client provides vehicle test and validation services to customers in the automotive, transport, tyre, petrochemical and defence industries.

A fresh and exciting opportunity has become available for my Client as a Senior Technician with a Mechanical bias.

Main duties of the role:

You will assist with the delivery of the planned Departmental workload including delivery of commercial projects, internal improvement actions and supporting planned and unplanned maintenance by working with Engineers and taking direction and instruction from your Supervisor.


Engineering apprenticeship (time served) or ONC/HNC/HND qualification as a minimum.



Must have a sound automotive background preferably in an engine testing environment.

Understanding of test bed controls (PID controls, throttle control, fuel handling

Understanding of complex engines, testing techniques and associated equipment and tools.

Skills in electronic, electrical and mechanical engine diagnostics

Fabrication skills

Good knowledge in the use of engine test cell equipment

Good fault finding experience on modern engines and automotive

Instrumentation experience (Thermocouples, pressure transducers etc.)

Knowledge of test bed hardware and software

Good general IT skills especially MS Excel

Personal Behaviours

Ability to work with others to achieve demanding objectives.

Excellent attention to detail.

Proactive in finding solutions.

Good understanding of H&S practices.

Analytical thinking.

If you would like more details on the role or feel your experience and CV reflect the criteria for this position, please apply today

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