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Build/Test Technician - Engines

  • Location: Lowestoft
  • Salary: Market related per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Transport & Future Mobility
  • Function: Powertrain
  • Contact: Gemma Skidmore
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446121
  • Expiry Date: 02 February 2022
  • Job Ref: 59544

Build / Test Technician (Powertrain)

Permanent £Attractive

Location of Lowestoft, Suffolk

Hours: 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Want to work for a forward-thinking organisation that design, develop and build powertrain systems within the maritime industry, driving engineering excellence across their range of products?

The Technician will be involved in all types of maintenance and repair work which will be required during the Validation Testing of a Diesel Outboard Drive System.

Responsibilities of the Technician:

• The fitment and removal of Engines, gearboxes, and complete drive units to test boats and test rigs as required, installing the specific data logging equipment to Test units.

• To receive engines and gearbox from dyno, boat or testing. Dismantle, inspect, identify, and record faults  using the correct method/systems.

• To assist Test Engineers with the commissioning of Installations prior to the boat being released for testing.

• To ensure that all relevant component information and serial numbers are recorded as required.

• To carry out Rig and boat testing as required.

• Travel to other facilities or customers if required.

What we’re looking in this role:

•  Significant hands-on experience assembling gearboxes, engines, or similar complex mechanical assemblies.

• Should be proficient with Microsoft PC software packages. (Word-Excel)

• Clean driving license.

• Previous experience of using Lathes, grinders, drills etc would be an advantage as would experience on a test rig, running of tests.

• Powerboat level 2 would be an advantage although training will be given.


If you are an experienced Technician with powertrain experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Gemma Skidmore at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446121 or email

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.