Electrical / Mechanical Test Technician

  • Location


  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £16 - 18 per hour

  • Contact:

    James Tilley

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446126

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Electrical / Mechanical Test Technician

Up to £18.00 per hour LTD


Off Highway

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Proving Test Technician to join one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines.

You will be involved in a variety of engine installation projects into off-highway machines. Primarily covering mechanical and electrical engine to machine integration, shakedown and test. 

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate a multitude of different off-highway vehicles including but not limited to, Hydraulic Excavators, Backhoe Loaders, Telehandlers, Track Type Tractors where required.
  • Instrument engine installations with, thermocouples, pressure transducers, speed pickups, data loggers and other instrumentation.
  • Diagnose and fix a range of faults on both engine and machine.
  • Work from engineering drawings (electrical, mechanical and hydraulic)
  • Manufacture parts from drawings using in house facilities (machining, welding and fabrication and fully equipped electronics lab).
  • Produce electrical looms to interface engine and machine.

 Skills, experience & qualifications you will have;

  • Demonstrable high level of mechanical, hydraulic and electrical/electronic aptitude with a good working knowledge of engines and machines.
  • The ability to read, comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions/procedures.
  • The ability to work closely with others is imperative, requiring team participation to achieve the agreed objectives.
  • A good working knowledge of instrumentation and its application.
  • Effective communication skills to liaise with various levels of the organization.
  • Have a fully flexible approach to the job role & responsibilities.
  • The ability to use hand/power tools, lifting and welding equipment.

Skills, experience & qualifications you may have;

  • Good machine/engine hydraulic, electrical, mechanical and diagnostic/problem solving skills.
  • Previous experience in maintenance repair of off-highway vehicles and/or large goods vehicles

To apply for this role please contact James Tilley

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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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