Mechanical V&V Technician


Mechanical V&V Technician

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    Gloucestershire, England

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    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Zack Abbatecola

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  • Job Published:

    5 months ago

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Mechanical V&V Technician - Energy Sector - Gloucestershire - permanent + Benefits

Basic Purpose and Scope:

The role of the V&V Technician is to assist and support other V&V Technicians within the test facility.

Principal Responsibilities:

Learning the skills and knowledge that are required to competently perform V&V testing, assembly and disassembly, 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.

Person Specification:


Previous experience in a mechanical apprenticeship, ONC/HNC in engineering, NVQ or C&G level 3 in mechanical engineering.

Required Skills (and experience):

* 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 pneumatics.

* 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.

Highly Desirable / Preferred Skills:

* 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.

If you feel you are suitable for the above please apply in for an immediate review