Test Technician

Location Bristol
Discipline: Aerospace
Salary: £25,000 - 30,000
Contact name: Joe Collins

Contact email: joe.collins@techconnectgroup.co.uk
Job ref: 156
Published: 13 days ago

Our client, a global pioneer in sustainable aviation are building technology to change the way the world travels, they are combining the very best talent from aerospace, Formula 1 and automotive to develop a cutting-edge electric aircraft.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Test Technician to join a growing R&D production team. The successful candidate will be required to assist in the building, commissioning and deployment of test rigs supporting the development of current and subsequent aircraft designs.

Duties will include:

  • Carrying out the fitting of mechanical and electrical components to technical drawings or finding their own effective solutions to required tasks

  • Carrying out the build, testing and commissioning of sub-assemblies and full aircraft systems including low and high voltage electrical and mechanical systems as well as providing support for aircraft systems test and flight test activities.

  • Ensuring all appropriate paper work or recording is completed and maintained (job cards, tech logs, tech library, ERP system entries)

  • Maintaining a high standard of tool cleanliness and control throughout the workshop assembly areas, labs and machine rooms and maintaining exemplary FOD prevention methods throughout

  • You may be required to work a shift system for high load periods within the business

The ideal candidate:

  • Would have both mechanical and electrical skills

  • Have an automotive, industrial or aerospace background

  • Be proficient and confident with basic hand tools and power tools

  • Have a good working knowledge of electrical schematics and technical assembly drawings

  • Experience with wiring, crimping and soldering

  • Can work autonomously and safely

  • Happy to travel to different Test locations when required

  • Have a full UK driving license

In return our client will offer excellent development, a competitive salary and exceptional benefits. These include bonus, employee support assistance and employee discounts.