PEMS Technician Propulsion

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Job Summary

An opportunity has become available for a PEMS (Portable Emissions Measurement) Technician within the Propulsion department at Millbrook. This role will be responsible for all aspects of portable emissions and fuel consumption testing; from vehicle preparation, equipment and installation, through to testing, formulating and validating test results.  The successful role holder will also be responsible for maintaining and calibrating all PEMS related test equipment.

Role Responsibilities

  • Preparing vehicles prior to testing and planning for unforeseen issues
  • Performing a variety of tests on Millbrook tracks, on public roads and on chassis dynamometers driving to various cycles
  • Collating test results from various logging equipment and validating approval
  • Developing improved systems of work and installation of equipment to the vehicle
  • Working to Millbrook high quality standards and Health & Safety procedures
  • Liaise with Propulsion Engineering and work closely with customers
  • Methodical and logical approach to all aspects of work
  • Working 40 hours per week with the possibility of shift work and overtime
  • Some working off site may be required. Including overnight stays in the UK and Europe
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times

Essential Criteria


  • GCSE grades or equivalent
  • Mechanical/PC qualification
  • Engineering apprenticeship related to motor vehicles (desirable)


  • Good understanding of basic motor vehicle fundamentals
  • Emissions testing and/or instrumentation experience (desirable)
  • Experience with fault finding techniques (desirable)
  • Electrical/electronic experience (desirable)


  • Good communication skills
  • Basic IT skills including MS Word and Excel
  • Fabrication skills (desirable)

Personal Behaviours

  • Flexible approach to work
  • Adheres to Health & Safety requirements
  • Customer focused
  • Detail and quality focused


  • Flexibility to travel as and when required
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Hold a HGV licence (desirable)
  • Willing to undergo a Basic Disclosure (DBS) check

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