- Contract type
- 1072 days ago
Who we are;
With over 40 years of industry experience, Exova is one of the most respected testing and advisory services companies in the world. The Daventry laboratory is part of the Groups Energy Division and is the groups centre of excellence for mechanical fatigue and fracture mechanics testing.
Who we are looking for;
Based at our site in Daventry
39 hours per week
Additional hours as required
Salary - £19k
Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, your main responsibilities will include:
* Assist in the building of mechanical test rigs.
* Modification and maintenance of mechanical test rigs.
* An ability to read, understand and follow engineering drawings.
* Installation of test components
* Preparation of test samples
Our preferred candidate will have a good general education including English and Maths. A City and Guilds of HNC in a relevant discipline is advantageous but is not essential for the role. Relevant experience within an engineering environment is essential as is the ability to read, understand and follow engineering drawings. Knowledge of basic machine tools, hydraulic fitting and welding is beneficial but is not essential.
We are looking for a self-motivated, reliable person with excellent attention to detail, good working practises, ability to keep a clean and tidy working environment and strong verbal communication skills. Good team player attitude and the ability to work independently are also highly valued attributes.
Exova offers competitive salary and benefit packages commensurate with experience and also the opportunity for further training and career prospects. We believe in developing our people, harnessing their enthusiasm and inspiring them to excel.
Closing Date 2nd May 2012
We are an equal opportunities employer