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Vacancy Details

Technician - REF No. EB4906

Industry Sector: Engineering - Automotive
Location: Nuneaton

Salary: from £19788 to £29522 per Annum

FRS Office: Birmingham (East)
Consultant: Paul Lewis

Job Summary

An exciting requirement for a Technician has arisen to work with a world class, independent engineering consultancy, operating in multiple locations around the world, to support vehicle manufacturers and their supply chain with cutting-edge engineering and testing expertise. The role of Technician is preparing vehicles, and site components for the Highway Safety & Protection of Infrastructure Test Centre (HSPI). The Technician must be qualified to City and Guilds in Mechanical Engineering and hold a Full UK Licence.

Detailed Job Description

EB4906 Technician

Salary: £19,788 to £29,522 DOE
Location: Nuneaton, West Midlands

Position: Permanent

An exciting requirement for a Technician has arisen to work with a world class, independent engineering consultancy, operating in multiple locations around the world, to support vehicle manufacturers and their supply chain with cutting-edge engineering and testing expertise.

The role of Technician is preparing vehicles, and site components for the Highway Safety & Protection of Infrastructure Test Centre (HSPI). The Technician must be qualified to City and Guilds in Mechanical Engineering and hold a Full UK Licence.

Applications from ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged.

Responsibilities Include:

Supporting with the preparation of vehicles and components for safety & security testing. Products tested range from airbags and seat belts, cars, vans to road side barriers/gantries/sign- posts. Key aspects of the role will involve working alongside existing qualified staff to gain experience in:

* Installing and preparing test rigs, customers parts refit, and full vehicle preparation (draining, ballasting, painting)
* Fit transducers for gathering data
* Setting up data acquisition equipment and downloading post test
* Setting up high speed digital camera equipment and downloading post test
* Setting up of test site ready for testing (winch cable and anchor plates deployment) and de- prep of the test site post test
* Supporting with facility maintenance.

Experience / Qualifications:

Experience

Essential experience for this role includes;

* Research and development work
* Working in a mechanical environment
* Computer awareness

Preferred experience for this role includes;

* High speed camera work
* Instrumentation
* Welding
* Fork Lift Truck Licence
* Crane Licence

Skills

Essential skills for this role include;

* Familiarity with vehicle mechanics
* Capable of thinking on the job and easily adapt to changing situations
* Self-motivated with a high level of organisation skills
* Proactive with maintenance of equipment and facilities
* Ability to work on own initiative as well as within a team
* Effective communication skills as the role involves working with senior customer personnel
* Ability to think outside the box to contribute to developing unique tests for specialist product tests

Qualifications

Essential qualifications for this role include;

* City and Guilds - Mechanical
* Driving Licence

Preferred qualifications for this role include;

* HNC - Engineering related subject

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.


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*CVs MUST be named in the format "YOUR NAME - CV.doc" and be in either Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx), Rich Text (.rft) or Plain Text (.txt) formats. PDF files are not accepted. Submitted files should also be less than 1MB in size.

 

CVs submitted NOT in the format above may not be received or processed correctly.



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