Emissions Technician (VTEC) - Powertrain

Job Summary

A position has become available for an Emissions Technician (VTEC) within the Powertrain department at Millbrook. The successful role holder will be responsible for all aspects of vehicle emissions, fuel economy and climatic testing. This will include vehicle preparation, equipment installation, testing, formulating and validating test results. In addition, the Technician will be responsible for maintaining and calibrating all test equipment and working to high quality systems and health and safety procedures.

Role Responsibilities

  • Prepare a wide variety of vehicles for chassis dynamometer and climatic 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 test results from analytical and logging equipment
  • 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 Millbrook high quality standards and health and safety procedures
  • Liaise with Powertrain Engineering and work closely with customers
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times

Essential Criteria

  • Good GSCE grades or equivalent
  • Mechanical/PC qualification
  • Engineering apprentice related to motor vehicles (preferred)
  • Good understanding of basic motor vehicle fundamentals
  • Medium/Large and/or Bus vehicle experience (desirable)
  • 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 license
  • SC clearance or ability to achieve this
  • Willing to undergo a Criminal Records Bureau check

Other information

Working Environment: Lab

Travel Required: Travel as required within the UK and mainland Europe

To apply please email CV and salary expectations to jobs@millbrook.co.uk

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