Engineering & Electronics

Electronics and Instrumentation Technician

  • Contract
  • Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK
  • 41982145

PE Global is currently recruiting for an Electronics & Instrumentation Technician for an initial 12 month contract role with a leading multinational Machinery Manufacturing client based in Peterborough.

The ideal candidate needs the knowledge, base skills, and experience to be able to calibrate, repair and maintain the electronic control and data acquisition systems including precision instrumentation within the GED facility to the high standard required to keep the company at the forefront of today’s technology. This also includes the ability to maintain records, read and interpret technical drawings and work with engineers, contractors, and colleagues to install, commission, and maintain new, refurbished, and modified equipment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Build/Upgrade of instrumentation panels
  • Conduct electronic diagnostic investigations using appropriate instrumentation
  • Conduct Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM) and calibrations of engine test cells and equipment.
  • Maintain and upgrade test rigs and equipment
  • Provide first line breakdown cover for our engine test cells and equipment


  • Looking for 3 years minimum in the industry. Needs to have experience in an electronic role.
  • Either qualified through a technical apprenticeship with electrical/electronic bias or equivalent industry experience within the electronics/electrical field.
  • Experienced in build/manufacture of instrumentation panels.
  • Calibration and fault finding of precision instrumentation
  • The ability to follow written work instructions and document progress
  • Ability to read and interpret, electronic design schematics, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical drawings.
  • Experience of working to health and safety standards/regulations


  • Multi-skilled in both Electrical and Electronics disciplines
  • Understanding / experience of working in engine test cell environment
  • Understanding / experience of Root Cause Analysis techniques and permanent corrective actions.
  • ISO7671:2017 IEE 18th Edition Electrical Regulations
  • Competent in Microsoft Office Suite
  • HNC or equivalent in an electronic/electrical discipline

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Veronica on +44 203 868 9000 or alternatively send an up to date CV to

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in UK***

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