Workshop & Laboratory Support Technician

Job title Workshop & Laboratory Support Technician

Department Mechanical Engineering

Salary Starting from £22,017, rising to £25,482

Grade Grade 5

Placed on Thursday 06 June 2019

Closing date Sunday 30 June 2019

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CT6801

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering requires a highly skilled, adaptable and self-motivated Toolmaker / Skilled Machinist / Technician to provide technical support to the department’s workshops and engineering laboratories.

The successful applicant should have substantial experience in conventional precision machining disciplines with the opportunity to progress onto CNC machining.  He / she will also be responsible for providing technical advice, instruction and support to academic and research staff and students in the engineering workshop and laboratories. They will be proficient in the safe operation and use of a variety of mechanical workshop machine tools together with fitting and assembly skills. A basic knowledge of welding, brazing, sheet metal and fabrication skills would be an advantage.  

Applicants should have served a recognised toolroom / mechanical engineering / technician apprenticeship, possess a minimum of a City and Guilds qualification or equivalent and have substantial experience of working in an engineering machine shop or toolroom environment using conventional machine tools and associated equipment together with fitting and assembly skills.

The post is offered on an open ended contract at a commencing salary of £22,017 per annum rising to £25,482 per annum through annual increments.

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.