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Model Making Technician ENG322918

University of Nottingham - Engineering

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £22,876 to £27,285 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th September 2018
Closes: 25th September 2018
Job Ref: ENG322918

Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. 

Applications are invited for the above post based in the Centre for 3D Design, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham, University Park Campus.

The post holder will provide technical support to the undergraduate students of the department of Architecture in relation to the design and build of models. 

As part of a team, the post-holder will be responsible for 3D Printing, student supervision, machine maintenance/operation.

Duties will include:

  • Supporting the Rapid prototyping department which includes working directly with students in a customer services role. Meeting and offering advice to students on a regular basis, machine maintenance and operation, stock control and some budgetary administration
  • Taking an active role in the delivery of the facility’s annual training program
  • Supervision of students while operating practical woodworking machinery and laser cutters
  • Maintaining a safe working environment in accordance with statutory & University Health & Safety procedures.

Candidates must have a minimum of HNC in a relevant subject, or equivalent qualifications plus considerable relevant experience or substantial work experience in a relevant role.

Candidates are expected to have a good understanding of 3D Printing, CAD and practical timber machining. Working as part of a small team, in daily direct contact with students in a customer services style role, good communication skills and a positive outlook are essential in order to meet expected teaching requirements.

Further details can be found in the job description.

This full time position (36.25 hours per week) is available immediately and will be offered on a permanent contract. Job share arrangements may be considered. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Mr James Hazzledine email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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