Job Information
Mechanical Technician 4580
DCV Technologies - Engineering & Manufacturing Colchester, United Kingdom 87 Days Ago
Job Type: Permanent
Duration: Permanent
Job Salary Range: £ - - - Per Year
Job Category: Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Category: Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic engineers
Hours: Full-Time
Posted: 25-02-2019
Salary: Negotiable
Reference/Consultant ID: Ian 4580
Job Status
Start Publishing: 25-02-2019
Stop Publishing: 25-03-2019
Job Function

Mechanical Technician

Looking for an experienced Mechanical Technician with general workshop machining experience to assemble and test new designs and test rigs from verbal and written instructions.


  • Design, build and use test rigs to prove new design concepts.
  • Modify components as required or as instructed when proving designs.
  • Keep records of design modifications and test results.
  • Make necessary calculations when making and assembling components.
  • Work with bills of materials and assembly drawings for designs and record any modifications.
  • Assist with the handover of new products and associated training of the production personnel.
  • Calculate, check or make account of tolerances when assembling parts.
  • Operate general machine and hand tools in pursuance of their work, e.g. lathe, mill, grinders.
  • Work to agree timescales.


  • Make sketches of assemblies and piece parts.
  • Write technical reports.
  • Work in accordance with the company health and safety requirements.
  • Travel world-wide as required in support of products and projects.
  • Support released designs in production and in the field.
  • Help to keep the work environment clean and safe.
  • Direct contact with suppliers, e.g. when sourcing component parts and materials.


  • ONC, Apprenticeship or equivalent in relevant area.
  • Experience in a similar role.
  • Experienced use of general workshop machinery i.e. lathes and milling machines.


  • HNC or equivalent in relevant area.
  • An understanding of pneumatic and electrical principles.


  • Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook to a basic level.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workloads.
  • Ability to act on own initiative, dealing with unexpected problems that arise.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with individuals at all levels.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proactive and the ability to make decisions.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.


  • CAD experience.


  • Willingness to travel to suppliers and other sites both in the UK and occasionally overseas.
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