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Facilities Technician (Instrumentation) - Automotive

Facilities Technician (Instrumentation) - Automotive

Job Title: Facilities Technician (Instrumentation) - Automotive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton
Industry:
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Reference: NG-4387-1
Contact Name: Nick Green
Contact Email: nickgr@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: August 22, 2018 16:23

Job Description

Are you an experienced Facilities Technician looking for a new position?
 
I am currently seeking a Facilities Technician with a bias towards instrumentation. You will provide electrical / electronic systems support to the Build and Test department. This could involve building, commissioning, maintaining, fault finding, repairing and calibrating instrumentation and control systems within the engine test cell/chambers as well as vehicle test areas.
 
Our client specialises in the design, development and manufacture of internal combustion engines and hybrid powertrain systems.
 
Duties
Primarily dealing with Breakdowns & set-up work to powertrain test cells & chambers. 
Electronic, electrical, & electro-mechanical repair & maintenance
Build & install test cell equipment and produce appropriate documentation of process if required
Preventative maintenance of B&T – Facilities owned equipment
Asset recording and allocation
Calibration of sensors & equipment 
Support when required Facility Engineers in the upgrade of test facility.
 
Qualifications   
Ideally a recognised qualification in facilities/electrical/electronic engineering or similar and/or demonstrated comparable industry experience.
 
Skills and Experience  
Required:
o Experience and good broad knowledge of electrical and electronic instrumentation and electromechanical equipment.
o Ability to read electrical/electronic schematics
o Good problem solving / route cause analysis skills.
o Ability to perform simple manual operations such as drilling and sawing, e.g. for electronic enclosure assembly / modification.
 
Advantageous:
o Experience working in a powertrain test environment
o Experience of working with mains voltages (dyno drives)
o Knowledge and experience of large motors and drive systems.
o Experience with PC’s, networks & I.T systems.