Technical Engineer - Test Facilities

Location: Daventry, Northamptonshire Salary: £30 - £35 per hour +
Sector: Engineering Type: contract

The individual should have significant experience of implementing test equipment to support the needs of research and development testing. This would include technical requirement gathering, concept generation/designs, sourcing, implementation and commissioning/handover.

The engineer should have working knowledge of relevant HSE practices (e.g. CDM, DSEAR, LOTO, LOLER) and ideally have an understanding of the requirements for HV/LV systems. CREO/CAD experience is preferable although not essential

Skills and Experience Required:

Project management skills and experience are essential

Test System Design And Diagnostics - Able to design and configure test equipment according to established practices

Significant practical experience (post degree) in testing of diesel and natural gas Engines &/or Gensets, the measurement equipment and processes, ideally in a high-horsepower application

Knowledge and experience of test cell facilities, infrastructure and services

Working knowledge of HSE practices and regulations (e.g. Risk Assessments, LOTO, LOLER, CDM, DSEAR). Knowledge of HV & LV systems and generator set controls would be extremely desirable.

Ability to work within a highly dynamic and flexible team

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Progressive Recruitment, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales