|Salary:||£26,243 to £30,395|
|Placed On:||11th January 2019|
|Closes:||10th February 2019|
Contract Type: Fixed term for three years (with the potential to move to an open-ended contract – subject to funding) and a start date as soon as possible.
Salary: Grade 6:
£26,243 - £30,395 per annum. Potential to progress to £33,199 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with high standards of working to take responsibility for providing a comprehensive technical service for staff, students and external customers across our Water Engineering laboratories and field studies.
The post will involve technical responsibility for planning, testing procedures, organising testing programmes, providing support for and managing the day-to-day operation of a research project in the Water Engineering laboratories, including field studies. The postholder will also be expected to deliver inductions and technical training for new users of the Water laboratory, and will be involved in providing training and demonstrations on the operation of technical equipment and safe working practices. In addition, the postholder will undertake some administrative support tasks.
It is essential that you have a Higher National Diploma or BTEC in a scientific or engineering field (or have equivalent related work experience), along with detailed awareness of relevant Health and Safety regulations (including carrying out and documenting risk and COSHH assessments). You must also be willing to travel to support field work, have experience of maintaining, repairing and modifying a range of technical equipment, along with a good standard of communication skills. Also essential are the ability to devise solutions and develop creative approaches to problem solving, and to possess mechanical engineering workshop skills. Knowledge/experience of water engineering testing techniques, instrumentation or electronics is desirable but not essential.
The main duties and responsibilities include:
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