Job Description

Maintenance Technician (Gaseous Measurement Systems)

A Maintenance Technician with Gaseous Measurement Systems experience is required to work on a 12-month contract (with the possibility of extension) for our manufacturing client based in Peterborough.

This is a twelve-month contract with a leading UK manufacturing company.

Overview of the Maintenance Technician (Gaseous Measurement Systems) role

The role will assist engineers in conducting technical investigations of current and future emissions measurement technologies and processes both in laboratory and field environments. Operating in a fast paced and professional technical environment, this role will provide an interesting variety of responsibilities and activities, with the opportunity to work both as part of a wider team and independently utilising initiative.

  • Practical, hands-on responsibility for evaluating and deploying measurement equipment
  • Operating measurement equipment and conducting diagnostic investigations
  • Equipment evaluation and collation/distribution of findings
  • Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM) and calibration of emissions measurement equipment
  • Modifications to facility plant/test rigs and equipment
  • Evaluating new products and processes in the emissions measurement discipline

Key skills required for the Maintenance Technician (Gaseous Measurement Systems)

Essential -

  • Either qualified through a technical apprenticeship with electro-mechanical bias or equivalent extensive industry experience
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings and schematics
  • Previous experience and theoretical knowledge of gaseous measurement systems (AVL/Horiba) to include calibration/maintenance/fault finding.


  • Previous experience and theoretical knowledge of Particulate Mass and Particle Number instruments.

Desirable -

  • Previous experience of onsite PEMS testing
  • Experience of working in an engine test cell environment
  • Understanding of Root Cause Analysis techniques and permanent corrective actions. Competent in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Full UK Driving License
  • BTC, HNC or equivalent in an engineering discipline

If you are a Maintenance Technician with Gaseous Measurement Systems experience looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Mark Ellis on or phone 0161 694 9196.

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