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Emissions Test Technician x15

Emissions Test Technician x15

Job Title: Emissions Test Technician x15
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedfordshre
Salary: £Basic salary + Shift premium + Overtime
Reference: SD4540
Contact Name: Simon Davey
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 22, 2018 15:29

Job Description

Emissions Test Technician x15
£Basic salary + Shift premium + Overtime

Reporting to the Supervisor of Propulsion Vehicle Test, this role will be responsible for all aspects of vehicle emissions testing from vehicle preparation, equipment installation, testing, formulating and validating test results. Maintaining and calibrating all test equipment and working to high quality systems and health and safety procedures. The role is based on a 40hr week with early, late and night shifts and the possibility of overtime. All test work will take place in our state of the art 4WD light duty emissions facility.

Roles and responsibilities
- Prepare a wide variety of vehicles for chassis dynamometer testing
- Perform installation work to fuel and exhaust systems including connecting sample pipes and other instrumentation/logging equipment
- Install vehicles onto chassis dynamometer and connect analytical and computer software equipment used for testing
- Perform the emissions tests and drive the vehicles to the desired drive cycles 
- Collate test results from analytical and logging equipment  
- Validate test results from analytical and logging equipment
- Maintain and calibrate all test equipment
- Develop improved systems of work, installation of equipment and testing methods
- Liaise with Propulsion Engineering and work closely with customers

- GSCE grades or equivalent
- Mechanical/PC qualification
- Engineering apprenticeship related to motor vehicles (preferred)

- Good understanding of basic motor vehicle fundamentals
- Automotive diagnostic or testing experience
- Dilute emissions systems (CVS)/ Particulate measurement experience (desirable)
- Instrumentation experience (desirable)
- Experience with fault finding techniques (desirable)
- Electrical/electronic experience (desirable)

- Good communication skills 
- Basic IT skills including MS Word and Excel
- Methodical and logical approach to all aspects of work
- Fabrication skills (desirable) 

Personal Behaviours 
- Flexible approach to work
- Adhere to all health and safety requirements
- Customer focused
- Detail and quality focused
- Comfortable working in a small team
- Conscientious, reliable and punctual

- Due to environmental test conditions candidate must pass full annual medical
- Flexibility to travel as and when required
- Full UK driving license
- SC clearance or ability to achieve this (UK national with residency in the UK for the last 5 years)
- Willing to undergo a Criminal Records Bureau check

Shifts are 6am - 2pm Shift 10% Premium / 2pm - 10pm 15% Shift Premium / 10pm - 6am 30% Shift Premium