Instrumentation Technician - T&V

Salary: £16.85 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27013-ms

Expiration date: 06 June 2017

Job Purpose: The purpose of this role is to prepare instrumentation installations in prototype vehicles / bucks and support whole vehicle & component testing in line with design verification plans of all future Aston Martin products.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
The key responsibilities and tasks of the role include:

  • Expected to have thorough vehicle knowledge and have the ability to dismantle, prepare and assemble vehicle components and sub-assemblies to carry out an instrumentation task.
  • Ability to follow work instructions and procedures to enable a robust measurement & data collection service.
  • To build / assemble bespoke Instrumentation systems as directed by Instrumentation engineers.
  • Will have knowledge of different transducers and their applications for making vehicle and rig based measurements.
  • Will have good soldering skills at connector & PCB level.
  • Will be able to work to circuit diagrams / electrical schematics.
  • To support instrumented test vehicles/ bucks or rigs off-site during tests
  • Will have experience working with Hybrid or Electric vehicles or working with High Voltage systems

Qualifications & Experience
The successful applicant will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Full Apprenticeship (Motor Vehicle background) ideally to HNC level
  • Instrumentation Experience
  • Prototype Test Vehicle Experience
  • Knowledge of vehicle electrical systems and ability to work to engineering / circuit diagrams.
  • Understanding of computer systems and software including MS Word & Excel.
  • Knowledge of Datalogger systems, Suchy Datalogger systems would be an advantage
  • Team player but also able to work independently
  • Self-starting, relishes challenges
  • Problem solver
  • Flexible and adaptable to new situations
  • Ability to travel to support tests