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Mechanical Technician (V&V)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 07/02/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Our client is seeking an experienced Mechanical Technician (Verification &Validation)
The role of the V&V Technician is to assist and support other V&V Technicians within the test facility.

You will be required to competently perform V&V testing, assembly and , test equipment maintenance, calibration, environmental screening, modification, troubleshooting and repair.
During this period, the V&V Technician will work under the mentorship of more senior V&V technicians within the facility.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Core mechanical fitting skills - full competence in operation of hand and power tools.
* Experience of working with industrial or mobile hydraulics.
* Experience of working with pneumatic's.
* Experience of working with pressure systems, pressure equipment (e.g. Accumulators/pulsation dampener) and pressure safety equipment, e.g. Pressure Relief Valves.
* Knowledge of Fluid Power systems - Pumps, Piping, Valves.
* Experience of preventative plant maintenance activities, installation / fault finding / repairs of equipment and services.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience of working with Electrical systems e.g. motors, drives and control systems (and how these integrate with the mechanical components, e.g. pumps).
* Awareness of specialised safety topics such as Pressure Systems.
* Experience of working in a test and development facility or within Validation & Verification.
* Knowledge of 3D CAD modelling software e.g. Creo
* Plant machinery operator's license (e.g. Ditch Witch or similar construction/agricultural machinery).
* Knowledge of drafting standards and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
* Ability to Machine / Fabricate parts - for modifying fixtures, frames, etc.
* Mechanical assembly and problem-solving skills.
* Know how to read and interpret engineering drawings, schematics, flow charts.
* Ability to write/edit operating procedures, work instructions and standards.
* Microsoft Office experience (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
* Forklift or crane operator certification.

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