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Vehicle Technician

Salary: £16

Location: Bedford

Job type: Contract


Currently recruiting for a Vehicle technician to work for a large automotive client. The role will involve: Assemble / dis-assemble parts, components or vehicles for static & dynamic test activities Maintenance of Test Vehicle Fleet to include safety check, retrofit, fault finding, repair. Camouflaging of confidential vehicles in accordance with procedures Delivery/collection of competitor vehicles from dealers Liaise with Test/Design engineers to conduct tests to clients Standards & local operating procedures Instrumentation set-up Write reports. Assist with facility management inclusive of maintenance, facility calibration, risk assessment and training. Learn bespoke systems required to fulfil role Qualifications/ Skills: Ideally C&G / BTEC L3 in mechanical or automotive engineering with a recognised apprenticeship. Fundamental understanding of vehicle dis-assembly, assembly, & maintenance techniques Vehicle system knowledge with the ability to fault find Electronic / Electrical background (automotive) Experience within vehicle or component test environments is preferred but not essential Understanding of basic component measurement techniques preferred but not essential FLT licence preferred but not essential Basic Machining / Welding / Fabrication Basic Computer literacy (word processing) Use skills to provide support to other test sections as required Fully proficient in the fundamental practical mechanical / Electrical skills required for this role Ability to work safely and to comply with legal and company safety policies Fully proficient Excel data management and producing graphs A good knowledge of Word and PowerPoint for report writing & presentation preparation Excellent organisational skills Strong attention to detail Be able to work independently to manage and prioritise their own and workload

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