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Fuel Technician

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Posted: 14/05/2019
Reference: 764575
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England (map)
Salary: £10 - £11.5
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Job Title: Fuel Technician

Location: Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Duration: Permanent

Pay Rates: £10 - £11.50 p/h

The individual should be familiar with the operation principles of various kinds of diesel engines, fuel system components such as Fuel Pumps, Injectors and pistons. 

Key Accountability/Responsibilities:   
- Document all work activities and equipment maintenance. 
- Troubleshoot issues related to engine fuelling. 
- Install and repair fuel systems and parts of systems.  
- Inspect fuel systems. 
- Perform routine vehicle maintenance procedures, such as part replacements. 
- Calibrate equipment used for fuel cell testing. 
- Test fuel cells or fuel cell stacks, using complex electronic equipment. 
- Install, calibrate, or operate emissions analysers, cell assist software, fuelling systems, or air conditioning systems in engine testing systems. 
- Perform routine or preventive maintenance on fuel cell test equipment. 
- Order fuel cell testing materials.  
- Report results of fuel cell tests. 
- To undertake training as and when required. 
- To mentor trainees / apprentices when applicable.  
- To report any near misses. 16. To comply with Company and statutory Quality, Health & Safety, Environmental and HR policies and procedures. 
- To work to, and support, all relevant 5S activities. 
- Adhere to a line managers’ written or verbal reasonable instruction. 
- Maintain a good level of attendance at work.

Background & Experience:    
• The ability to work within a changing environment with deadlines and short lead times. 
• Good knowledge of fuel system components, calibration, phasing of different types of fuel pumps, conducting bench tests and preparing reports 
• Take on any other reasonable responsibilities or tasks that are within the employee's skills and abilities 
• To be able to contribute to the Team’s performance 
• To have a friendly approach when working with others 
• The ability to work on own initiative   

Qualifications/Education Required:  
- Recognised Mechanical Engineering apprenticeship or equivalent NVQ Level 3.

- Previous experience in rail or automotive industry

Key Skills, Competencies and Personal Attributes:

- Demonstrate Values of the company at all times: Reliable, Passionate, Collaborative, Safety, Customer Focus, Continuous Improvement, Teamwork, Leadership.  

• Self-motivated team player with a positive can-do attitude. 
• Organised & structured. 
• Must be reliable and punctual. 
• Must possess good vision and be able to identify different colours 

Typical Hours Worked Monday to Thursday 07:00 AM – 17:00 PM Friday 13:00 PM Finish. 

- Working in well ventilated areas for the summer months and heating for the cold winter months. 
- Factory shop floor facilities are forever being well kept, with all correct welfare in place including canteen and lockers. 
- The last hour and a half worked each day is paid at time and a 3rd once past the probationary period. 
- After passing another 6 months probationary period you are then entitled to 3 months full sick pay and after that 3 months half sick pay. 
- 25 days Holiday, Pension (EE pension Contribution matched up to 5%) and company sick pay.

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