Electronics Laboratory Technician

Imperial College London - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Geotechnics Laboratory

Salary in the range £35,140 - £43,350 per annum

Applications are invited for an Electronics Technician in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Imperial College London.

The successful candidate will be pivotal in providing technical and practical support to the teaching and research project laboratories within the Geotechnics section.

The post holder will provide electronic services in support of research and teaching including the design and fabrication of electronic circuits and instruments including the repair of electro-mechanical and electronic devices. You will be conversant with the development and interfacing of microcomputers and software including interfacing with computer controlled equipment. The post holder will work closely with the Research Officer and assist with the production of specialist apparatus used for soil testing. This will include servo drives, hydraulic and pneumatic pressure-control systems, as well as transducers and data-logging facilities.

You must be self-motivated, show initiative and be confident in working to meet deadlines. The successful candidate should have an HND or equivalent in a relevant area, excellent practical, technical, analytical and troubleshooting skills, as well as detailed knowledge of modern, sophisticated laboratory instrumentation.

For an informal discussion please contact Steve Ackerley s.ackerley@imperial.ac.uk  on 020 7594 6082.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website: www.imperial.ac.uk/employment; (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number into “Keywords” – vacancy ref: EN20160413FH). Please complete and upload an application form as directed.

Should you have any queries about the application process please contact: Lucy Chivers (l.chivers@imperial.ac.uk)

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Closing date: 14 December 2016 (midnight GMT)

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