Technician Vehicle Measurement

Location: Millbrook, Bedfordshire
Shift Pattern: Days 
Job Reference: VG TEC 10

Job Summary

To prepare vehicles for test, including mechanical work and fitment of instrumentation. To conduct track-based vehicle tests to defined procedures.

Role Responsibilities

  • To prepare vehicles for track tests by fitting measurement equipment, sensors, data acquisition systems, and other test equipment such as brake valves, fuel meters etc.
  • To set up the test vehicles by spec checking and setting (e.g. tyre pressures etc.), and installing test ballast as required.
  • To drive the vehicle to the required procedures on the various track facilities.
  • To collect and record test data from the measurement or data acquisition equipment.
  • To report test results to the test engineer in a neat and timely manner.
  • To work side by side with customers and/or the VCA inspectorate during tests if required.
  • May be given specific responsibility for certain items of laboratory equipment.

Essential Criteria


  • Hold a current UK driving licence.
  • Additional licence categories (e.g. HGV, PSV, motorcycle) desirable.
  • Computer literate.
  • Served an engineering apprenticeship related to motor vehicles or have technical competence equivalent to ONC or higher (desirable).


  • Vehicle testing (on track or on road)
  • Vehicle mechanical rework / fault diagnosis
  • Electronics and circuitry, soldering/wiring
  • Knowledge of sensor types and applications
  • EV/Hybrid vehicles
  • Vehicle network systems – CAN, LIN, FlexRay etc.


  • Good communications skills both oral and written.
  • Sound engineering background
  • Good PC skills
  • Confident when dealing directly with customers
  • Ability to work well in a team.
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving / lateral thinking
  • Professional presentation

Personal Behaviours

  • Customer focused
  • Punctual
  •  Meticulous
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Dependable
  • Pro active
  • Practical


  • Flexibility to support test activity both off-site and outside of normal working hours.
  • Flexibility to travel inside and outside UK as and when required
  • SC clearance or ability to achieve this (UK national with residency in the UK for the last 5 years)
  • Willing to undergo a Criminal Records Bureau check

Other Information

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Travel Required:

Travel as required within the UK and mainland Europe

To apply please email your CV and salary expectations to

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