Emissions Measurement Technician

Job Title: Emissions Measurement Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £14 - £18 per hour + LTD Company (DOE)
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1808-119_1535721027
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 31, 2018 14:10

Job Description

Sitec has a requirement for an Emissions Measurement Technician for our client Perkins Engines. This is a contract role for an estimated 12 months and will be in Peterborough.

The max rate of pay is up to £18.00 p/hr LTD Company

For more than 85 years, Caterpillar has been building the world's infrastructure and, in partnership with our network of Cat® dealers worldwide, has helped drive positive and sustainable change on every continent. We are a global company, with hundreds of locations worldwide to serve and support our customer base, and respond quickly to their needs.

Perkins Engines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is recognised as a leading manufacturer of industrial diesel engines. OEM Manufacturers and users on every continent have, for generations, trusted Perkins Engines to power their world. A strategic partner of the Industrial Power Systems Division of Caterpillar, Global Engine Development is responsible for the execution of engine development programs.

This role will support the Emissions Measurement Services in our dedicated state of the art Europe Research & Development Centre at the Caterpillar Business Park, Peterborough, UK. Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, this vacancy is a servicing and maintenance position which will contribute to the successful implementation and maintenance of engine emissions measurement equipment. The role will assist engineers in conducting technical investigations of current and future emissions measurement technologies and processes both in laboratory and field environments. Operating in a fast paced and professional technical environment, this role will provide an interesting variety of responsibilities and activities, with the opportunity to work both as part of a wider team and independently utilising initiative

* Practical, hands-on responsibility for evaluating and deploying measurement equipment
* Operating measurement equipment and conducting diagnostic investigations
* Equipment evaluation and collation/distribution of findings
* Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM) and calibration of emissions measurement equipment
* Modifications to facility plant/test rigs and equipment
* Evaluating new products and processes in the emissions measurement field
* Key Competencies:
* Must be able to adapt to a fast-paced working environment
* Strong team working skills to assist engineers in technical investigations and processes
* Customer focus
* Must be self-motivated and possess the ability to use own initiative
* Strong attention to detail and focus on quality
* High work standards
* A focus on Safety must always remain a priority


* Either Apprentice qualified in a technical apprenticeship with electro-mechanical bias or equivalent extensive industry experience
* The capacity for continuous learning
* Emphasis on initiative and self-starting tasks
* The capacity for continuous learning

* Understanding of engine test cell operations
* Theoretical knowledge or experience of emissions measurement techniques
* Experience of working in an engine test cell environment

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.