Engine Test Technician

Job Title: Engine Test Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Ltd Co (or PAYE Equivalent)
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1803-52_1530097602
Contact Name: David Gillard
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 27, 2018 12:06

Job Description

Sitec has an exciting opportunity for an Engine Test Technician (x2) for our client Perkins Engines, at their site in Peterborough. This is a contract role, for an estimated 12 months initially.

Global Engine Development (GED-UK) based at the Perkins Engines site in Peterborough and part of Caterpillar Product Development Centre of Excellence (PDCOE leading the way in engine test and development solutions to Perkins Engines. We are currently seeking to recruit a number of contract test technicians to support continued growth and market leadership in compact Diesel engines

Job Description:

The Engine Test Technician will carry out research & development work on either current or new engines. The ability to work to engineer's instructions, carry out a range of test work, including fitting prototype parts to an engine and/or record data is fundamental.

Required Skills:

* Mechanical/electrical experience on diesel engines, such as stripping & rebuilding along with an understanding of common rail fuel systems
* Good PC skills
* Engine test rig experience and/or technical/mechanical experience would provide a distinct advantage. Additional specific training will be given where required.

Applicants must be self-motivated with good team working skills and be willing to work shifts. Initiative and a positive attitude to change are also essential.

Key Competencies:

* Communication
* Team success
* Initiating action
* Customer Focus
* Work standards
* Quality orientation


* City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3 in Motor Vehicle Mechanics, Apprenticeship served in Motor Mechanics or equivalent qualifications


Up to £12.00 p/hr PAYE OR £16:00 per hour Ltd Co / Umbrella

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.