Engine Test Technician


£19 - 21 per hour


Sector: Automotive
Function: Mechanical Engineering
Contact: James Tilley
Phone: 01384 446126
Job Ref: 67680

Job details

Engine Test Technician Peterborough - 12 month rolling contract

Up to £21.00/hr - Inside IR35 (shifts are available at a 35% shift premium - £28.35/hr)

As an Engine Test Technician, you will be involved in a variety of diesel engine research and development activities, ranging from engine installation into test cells, along with fitting work and component changes, to running test programmes to engineering requirements in certification, performance and validation areas.

In your first few weeks in this Engine Test Technician role, you can expect to:

  • Perform safe and defect-free installations of engines into test cells along with the connection of test measurement and associated equipment and services that allow for high-quality data collection.
  • Liaise and communicate with engineers responsible for engine test programmes.
  • Diagnose and fix a range of faults on both engines and test cell equipment.

To apply for this Engine Test Technician role, you will require City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3 in Motor Vehicle Mechanics, Apprenticeship served in Motor Mechanics or equivalent qualifications. You will also require:

  • Good engine and mechanical diagnostic/problem solving skills.
  • Previous experience in motor vehicle maintenance or engine testing.
  • The ability to read, comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions/procedures.
  • A good working knowledge of instrumentation and its application.
  • Effective communication skills to liaise with various levels of the organisation.
  • Good PC skills and ability to use Microsoft Office applications.

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you'll receive a generous contract per hour rate including shift premium and will be joining a welcoming and inclusive culture.

If this contract Engine Test Technician job in Peterborough motivates and inspires you, please contact Jonathan Lee Recruitment today. We'd love to help you get your next role.

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