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Job Ref: Brookemtech
Job Title: Emissions Technician
Date Posted: 03/07/2017
Salary Rate: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Location: Millbrook

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Our client is a leading Industry specialist within the Automotive testing sector. They cover all aspects of automotive testing and validation on a independent basis at their prestigious, state of art facility in Bedfordshire.

An opportunity has arisen within our clients Powertrain department for an Emissions Technician within the Vehicle Emissions Lab (VEL). The role holder will be responsible for all aspects of vehicle emissions testing; from vehicle preparation and equipment installation, through to testing and formulating and validating test results. Emissions Technicians are also responsible for maintaining and calibrating all test equipment and working to high quality systems and Health & Safety procedures.

The role is based on a 40hr week with early, late and night shift rotations and the possibility of overtime.

Role 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 and 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
• Work to high quality standards and Health & Safety procedures
• Liaise with Powertrain Engineering and work closely with customers
• Act in accordance with the behaviours of staff at all times

Essential criteria:

• 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
• Adheres to all health and safety requirements
• Customer focused
• Detail and quality focused
• Comfortable working in a small team
• Be 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 licence
• Willing to undergo a Basic Disclosure (DBS) check

Working Environment: Office/Workshop/Lab