Jan 12, 2022

Test Technician

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  • OL10, Birch, Borough of Rochdale

Job Description

Element has an opportunity for a Test Technician to join our rapidly expanding team at Warringtonfire; working primarily at our Heywood site but at times at our Warrington facility. This is a great time to join a global player within the Testing, Inspection and Certification sector. As a member of the operations team, you will be required to undertake installation of test specimens and associated constructions in support of fire resistance tests performed at two of our sites within the North West. The Test Technician will also be key team member responsible for performing full scale fire resistance tests * Installation Activities - Undertake associated construction installations for test specimens (partitions, linear gap constructions, fire-stopping and support systems) * Liaising with and assisting the client, including contractors and third parties, during construction of test specimens * Preparation / instrumentation of test specimens in accordance with the requirements of the appropriate Standard and internal procedures. * Determination of physical properties of test specimens and / or component parts, where required * Conductance of test (including operation of furnace and any ancillary equipment) to ensure all requirements of the Standard, the contract with the client, and internal procedures are satisfied * Ensuring all safety requirements are fulfilled * Demolition and safe disposal of test specimens within a reasonable time frame after the test * Ensuring the laboratory is clean and tidy at all times * Provision of test data, photographs and material properties for inclusion in the test report SKILLS NEEDED * Working knowledge of safety * Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a testing related field * Ability to analyse and compile testing data * Basic understanding of testing concepts * Possess computer skills and can use MS Office products, Outlook, Word, Excel and bespoke systems * Car Driver and be able to work at both our Heywood and Warrington facilities TO APPLY, YOU WILL BE DIRECTED TO OUR CAREERS SITE TO CREATE AN ACCOUNT THEN TO UPLOAD YOUR CV

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