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Vehicle Technician

  • Location: Cranfield
  • Salary: £14.00 - 16.01 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Maintenance and facilities
  • Contact: James Tilley
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446126
  • Expiry Date: 22 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 59049

Vehicle Technician - JP00000412


£16.01 per hour -  PAYE

To start October 2021 - 12 months assignment


  • Assemble / dis-assemble parts, components or vehicles for static & dynamic test activities
  • Maintenance of Test Vehicle Fleet to include safety check, retrofit, fault finding, repair
  • Camouflaging of confidential vehicles in accordance with procedures
  • Delivery/collection of competitor vehicles from dealers
  • Liaise with Test/Design engineers to conduct tests
  • Instrumentation set-up
  • Write reports
  • Assist with facility management inclusive of maintenance, facility calibration, risk assessment and training

Qualifications, Skills and Training Requirements

  • Ideally C&G / BTEC L3 in mechanical or automotive engineering with a recognised apprenticeship
  • Fundamental understanding of vehicle dis-assembly, assembly, & maintenance techniques
  • Vehicle system knowledge with the ability to fault find
  • Electronic / Electrical background (automotive)
  • Experience within vehicle or component test environments is preferred but not essential
  • Understanding of basic component measurement techniques preferred but not essential
  • FLT licence preferred but not essential
  • Basic Machining / Welding / Fabrication
  • Basic Computer literacy (word processing)
  • Use skills to provide support to other test sections as required


  • Fully proficient in the fundamental practical mechanical / Electrical skills required for this role
  • Ability to work safely and to comply with legal and company safety policies
  • Fully proficient Excel data management and producing graphs
  • A good knowledge of Word and PowerPoint for report writing & presentation preparation
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Be able to work independently to manage and prioritise their own and workload

Please contact James Tilley for more details.

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.