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Electric Vehicle (EV) and Test Technician


Powertrain Integration


Competitive salary package, negotiable depending on qualifications and experience


Birmingham B37 7YG, UK

About the Role

Electric Vehicle (EV) and Test Technician will lead operation of maintenance, diagnostic, repair and instrumentation of Changan development vehicle hazardous voltage systems. This role will encompass both vehicle and test rig based activities.


At least 2 years technical experience of working on electric vehicles, especially working with hazardous voltage drive and battery systems. This could be from of work at a vehicle test site, automotive manufacturers or vehicle service centre. Must be qualified to work on electrical systems which could include dealer service training or independent training provider or accredited course.

·         NVQ Level 3 Motor Vehicle Maintenance or equivalent

·         Qualification to work on hazardous voltage electric vehicle systems

·         Worked as an EV/Electrical vehicle technician

·         Understanding of EV systems including e-machines; Inverters; Batteries; Battery management systems; DCDC; Vehicle Charging

·         Knowledge of rig control and data acquisition systems of benefit (AVL PUMA, SCP CADET)

Full valid driver’s license

Duties & Responsibilities

·         Instrumentation of powertrains and vehicles for test, development and diagnostics

·         Support test rig based testing of component and powertrain systems

·         Carry out servicing, repairs and vehicle upgrades

·         Fault finding on the vehicle powertrain and test cell equipment

·         Obtaining test data and initial analysis and interpretation of test results

·         Leading testing activities and working closely with project teams

·         Ownership of data output from test

·         Day-to-day maintenance and improvement of test cells

·         Contribute on advanced testing projects including vehicle projects

·         Work within the restrictions of Electrical Permit to Work systems

Other Features

Must be eligible to work in the UK

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