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  • Job reference: RMS0180878

Prototype Build Technician (Electrical)

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 13/07/2017
  • Duration: on-going
  • Time left:
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The Role:

My client is looking for a Prototype Build Technician to wire prototype vehicles from chassis to the finished product. Working in small teams and at any stage of their career, the successful candidate will have a direct impact on the final products as well as the opportunity to constantly innovate the build process.


Assembly of low-voltage electrical harnesses to vehicles in build.
Commissioning of vehicle electrical systems.
Development and support of electrical harness alterations.
Fault-finding, servicing and rectification of vehicles.
Test & validation support, including the installation of instrumentation.
Assisting and daily interaction with the engineering team.
Understanding and interpretation of wiring drawings/plans.
Diagnosis of electrical malfunctions within automotive systems.
Installation of electrical systems from the harness to auxiliary.
Operation of electronic diagnostic equipment.

The Company:
Specialises in the design and production of fully electric commercial vehicles

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Technician qualification (BTEC ONC/HNC)
Apprenticeship combined
Relevant experience within electrical field
Thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of electrical wiring (LV, HV).
High voltage experience or training is highly desirable.
Knowledge of inverters and IO modules.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
A hunger to learn
A huge desire to achieve
The ability to work in a fast moving meritocracy where every employee looks to constantly improve themselves and their company.
Hands on
Good communication skills

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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