Senior Building Technician

University of Oxford - Department of Chemistry

Grade 5: £24,983 - £29,799 with a discretionary range to £32,548 p.a.

The Department of Chemistry is looking for a Senior Building Facilities Technician to assist in the overseeing of all work carried out in the building and to ensure that support services for research and teaching run efficiently. You will be responsible for all aspects of supervision of building services and facilities in the absence of the Building Manager and Deputy Building Manager.

You will be required under the guidance of the Building Manager, alone or in conjunction with others to use a range of skills and system knowledge including ‘hands on’ participation in technical tasks as required to ensure a safe, efficient, productive and high quality research and teaching environment.

You will have a demonstrable experience in installing, repairing and maintaining compressed air, vacuum, gas (high and low pressure) and water lines along with experience in trouble shooting smaller items of laboratory equipment and carrying out mechanical or electrical repair work

You will be qualified to Advanced City and Guilds, HNC, HND or NVQ 3 or equivalent and have a demonstrable knowledge of relevant Health and Safety requirements.

You will have good IT skills including MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) and have experience of supervising a team and or contractors within a Building Services environment.

The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry, Chemistry Research Laboratory, 12 Mansfield Road, Oxford.

This post is full-time, permanent and available immediately.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and a supporting statement as part of your application.

The vacancy will close at 12.00 midday on Friday 19 January 2018.

The University of Oxford is a member of the Athena SWAN Charter and holds an institutional Bronze Athena SWAN award. The Chemistry Department is a Silver Athena SWAN award holder.

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