Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician

Posted 11 months ago

An opportunity has emerged for a Maintenance technician at Advanced Innovative Engineering (AIE) UK Ltd. A.I.E has built a world class reputation for next generation Wankel rotary engines. Our product performs in several market sectors: Aerospace, marine, automotive and power generation. We have customers range from first tier vehicle manufacturers to high performance niche sports cars.

A.I.E’s strength is in our close-knit, team working environment. Design, prototyping, R&D development and manufacturing are all within our high-tech facility in the heart of the country at Lichfield.

As a Maintenance Technician, your role will vary day-to-day and you will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary skills team to develop, test and valid hybrid systems.

Essential Skills

  • Experience with electronics / Electrical
  • Experience making harnesses (preferred)
  • Must be able to read and create basic electrical drawings and schematics
  • Computer literate (Microsoft software and specific to electrical drawings)
  • PLC programming will be an advantage / understanding of logic-based function
  • Hands-on experience in wiring / cabling from drawings or from experience
  • Hybrid system knowledge will be an advantage
  • Troubleshooting of electrical system
  • Able to use basic hand tools such as soldering equipment / gripping tools / wiring tools
  • Able to make basic mechanical components by use standard machine (lathe, etc.)

Main Duties

  • Modification of automotive harness or similar electrical systems to customer specifications
  • Wiring of test rigs / core engine / test chambers or similar systems / equipment
  • Monitor and record data for on-going tests
  • Troubleshooting of electrical / electronic systems
  • Development of electrical system to support development activity
  • Creation of electrical documentations
  • General maintenance activities on test rigs / equipment (Mechanical / Electrical)
  • Supporting various equipment and product / system installation


  • NVQ / BTEC qualification or above


  • Any required training will be given both on the job and via any specialised courses. You will work as part of a team, which includes highly experienced and sociable engineers.

Hours and environment

38 hours a week, Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5.30pm (30-minute lunch) Friday 8.30am to 12.30pm

Salary and Holidays

Salary: £ per annum (negotiable based on experience/qualification)

Holiday: 21 days plus statutory bank holidays

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