Multi-skilled Maintenance Technician

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Automotive, Engineering
East Anglia
£20 to £23 per hour
Job Ref:

Job Description For Vacancy No: 238347B
Consultant: Mike Bryan

Company Profile: Our client has been a manufacturer of diesel engines and power solutions for over 75 years, to the highest levels of performance and reliability. They have grown to become one of the leading suppliers of diesel and gas engines in the power solutions market.

Job Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Position: Multi-skilled Maintenance Technician

Job Status: Contract

Job Profile: The Mechanical Facilities team provide mechanical maintenance support to the state-of-the-art engine test facility to ensure quality data output is maintained.

In particular the team has responsibility for manufacturing and fabricating test facility systems and rigs to assist engine development and verification.

The team is additionally responsible for commissioning the multi-million pound engine test facility, which has world-class performance, emissions and mechanical validation capabilities.

Team members interact with the wider facilities team as well as other departments within the Industrial Power Systems Development Engineers.

Essential Skills,
Experience and
Served a full engineering indentured apprenticeship and or Qualified to a minimum of NVQ level 3 or equivalent.

Multi-skilled in both Electrical and Mechanical disciplines

BS 7671:2008 IEE 17th Electrical Regulations

BS 7671:2008 Inspection and Testing of Electrical installations (Desirable)

Qualifications/Experience of Programmable Logic Control (Allen Bradley, RS logix5000, Siemens)

Experience in fault finding of hydraulic systems

Experience in Fabrication and Welding.

Experience in Calibration of instrumentation

Experience in Laser alignment of rotating equipment

Ability to read and interpret, design, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical drawings.

You will need to be experienced in some of these areas:-

Mechanical Maintenance

Electrical Maintenance

Pneumatics and Hydraulics


Pipe Fitting

Inspection measurement and Calibration


Quality Assurance – ISO90001 or ISO17025 requirements and practices.

Job Description:
The candidate needs the knowledge, base skills and experience to be able to maintain the mechanical and electrical plant within the GED facility to the high standard required to keep the company at the forefront of today’s technology.

This also includes the ability to maintain records, read and interpret technical drawings and work with engineers, contractors and colleagues to design, install, commission and maintain new, refurbished and modified equipment.

The candidate will own improvement and root cause investigation projects through leading small teams and, through technical presentations report to the wider teams and management.

They must be excellent at working with a diverse, cross function team. Proven decision making skills in high pressure situations.

Excellent at personal time management and priority setting to meet customer targets.

Senior Technicians will cover test bed and other facility breakdowns using fault diagnostics techniques; calibrate test bed equipment such as dynamometers and high speed, low speed pressure transducers and control systems.

They also cover repair of equipment and the installation and commissioning of new facilities.

It is expected that the candidate is subject matter expert in one or more of the following discipline; PLC, electrical, BMS (ownership), Quality documentation (17025 compliant).

Rate: Up to �23 per hour on a limited company basis.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01621841234
Fax: 01233 645702
Contact: Mike Bryan

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