PARC have a vacancy for a Maintenance Technician to join our friendly team in Bideford.

The successful candidate will be required to carry out preventive maintenance and repair of environmental test equipment both on-site and at customer’s premises and provide mechanical and electrical support to the Laboratory as needed.  A full driving license is essential.  Knowledge of refrigeration gases and plant experience and/or certification is desirable.  Salary on application.


About the Sopemea Group

The Sopemea Group is a subsidiary of Apave. It operates a group of laboratories specialising in environmental testing for industrial organisations in the power, defence, air and ground transportation sectors. With over 130 employees, the company has been providing specialist mechanical, vibratory, climatic and electrical testing since 1948. It is also involved in upstream test engineering and consultancy on projects aimed at qualifying customer equipment. Customers include Airbus, Boeing, Alstom, Thalès, Eurotunnel, SNCF, RATP, Volvo, Renault-Nissan, and EDF.

PARC, a subsidiary of the Sopemea Group is a leading UKAS accredited environmental test laboratory, providing a one-stop solution for environmental testing of manufactured products. With modern equipment and an experienced team, PARC’s highly responsive and flexible service offers a range of tests including: vibration/shock, high/low temperature, humidity, thermal shock, corrosion, ingress protection (IP), impact, altitude & HALT.  This service is provided to all major industry types including aerospace, automotive, defence, electronics, marine, medical, oil & gas, rail, telecoms, highways, power generation & renewables.


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