Mechanical Lab Test Technician

Job Title: Mechanical Lab Test Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chester, Cheshire
Salary: Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J893364_1508260213
Contact Name: Ben George
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 17, 2017 18:10

Job Description

Role: Mechanical Laboratory Test Technician

Location: Chester, North West UK

Salary: Competitive

Russell Taylor Group has a fantastic opportunity for a mechanical laboratory test technician to join our client based in Chester. If you have experience working within a laboratory / 17025, testing environment and ideally an M & E HNC please get in touch. We would also like to hear from candidates who have completed their apprenticeship within Electrical / Mechanical or an Engineering NVQ Level 3. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business and enter into the testing engineering industry.


  • To test products, following documented test procedures and standards while working to deadlines.
  • A good understanding of testing to relevant national/international standards.
  • Awareness of calibration and maintenance of test equipment in a specialised technical environment.
  • Preparation of customer test reports.
  • Performing the above whilst meeting the requirements of the laboratory's UKAS accreditation and Health and Safety Policies.


  • M & E HNC or served apprenticeship with mechanical, electrical disciplines; Engineering based NVQ Level 3 or relevant experience.
  • Experience of working in a laboratory environment conducting testing, working to the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025 or working within a test Lab would be an advantage.
  • You must have an understanding of the safety aspects of test procedures.
  • Good interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate a proactive approach to the work, together with excellent written and verbal communication (English) together and a good level of computer literacy. Ability to write detailed technical reports would be beneficial.
  • A strong desire to learn and identify/rectify problems
  • Ability to multi-task and positively manage changes to workload
  • Work independently and well as part of a team
  • Positive, proactive attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Required to move and lift heavy samples and test equipment

Keywords: Mechanical, Laboratory, Test Technician, 17025, HNC, UKAS, Test Engineer