Apprentice – Propulsion Engine Test Technician

Job Summary

Reporting to – ETC Technician Team

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assist with the running of a variety of engine tests for validation and development programmes
  • Assist with the installation of engines into test cells including fabricating brackets, fitting instrumentation etc.
  • Servicing, checks and measurements of engines on test
  • Accurate collection and validation of data to prove integrity
  • Undertake analysis of results, including statements of conformity or opinions and interpretations
  • To report, review and provide authorisation of results
  • To liaise with supporting staff, engineers, supervisors and customers on a technical level
  • Ensure all health and safety and quality procedures have been adhered to
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours of Millbrook staff at all times

40 hours per week with attendance to college

Monday – Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm

Person Specification

Qualifications and Skills

  • To have 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) including English, Maths and Science at grades C or level 4 and above


  • Interest in engines/automotive industry
  • Competent in PC usage with knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel


  • Good general IT skills especially MS Excel

Personal Behaviours

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to follow written instructions/ work requests
  • Positive autonomous attitude


  • Due to the location of Millbrook, the post holder will need to provide their own transport as no public transport is available.
  • Working Environment office/workshop/lab/track
  • Flexibility to travel as and when required
  • Full UK driving license (preferable)
  • SC clearance or ability to achieve this (UK national with residency in the UK for the last 5 years)

To apply please email your cover letter and CV to

Closing date for applications is 20th March 2020, with assessment centres taking place in April 2020.

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