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Mechanical Test Technician

Mechanical Test Technician

Job Title: Mechanical Test Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Fareham
Salary: Up to £30k + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: dw4860
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 15, 2019 09:02

Job Description

This is a chance to join an expanding technology driven company who are making a real impact within the Oil & Gas Industry. Working in a small but dedicated test team, we are looking for an experienced Mechanical Test Technician who can test composite and metallic specimens and assemblies. These can be both standard and one off tests. You should be able to create test documents (plans, procedures and reports), log data, keep test records, and write reports and process data.

This position would suit a Test Technician who has worked within a workshop environment.

You’ll be carrying out Mechanical testing activities such as: bend, tension, compression, burst, collapse and working with high pressure (>1000bar ). We are ideally looking for a Technician who has used instrumentation and has knowledge of data acquisition (Strain smart, labview, etc), and can install/calibrate transducers, sensors, thermocouples & strain gauges on test rigs.

Using hand tools and general fitting skills, soldering (wire, connections, strain gauges) and wiring simple circuit diagrams will also be part of your remit. Being able to use cranes and hoists would be a definite advantage.

In order to apply you’ll need to have an ONC or above in Mechanical Engineering and be able to demonstrate relevant experience.

This is a great chance to work on truly innovation production technology in a rapidly expanding company that provides opportunity to progress your career as they expand. 

Benefits include:

•             Bonus – up to 10%

•             Company Pension Scheme

•             Private Health Insurance for family

•             25 days holidays per year plus bank holidays

•             Free parking

•             Canteen

•             Flexitime