Teaching Laboratory Technician

Surrey, United Kingdom
£24,174 to £27,116 per annum
02 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
03 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Electrical & Electronic Eng Teaching

Location: Guildford
Salary: £24,174 to £27,116 per annum
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Sunday 03 July 2022
Reference: 032122

This is an exciting opportunity to join the world-class Electrical & Electronic Engineering Department at the University of Surrey.

The post holder will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the EEE undergraduate 1st year laboratory, a small workshop, and our Student Makerspace. Further to that, you will assist colleagues from the FEPS Foundation Year and other external lab users.

Within this exciting role you will play an important part in providing high quality technical support and customer service to our student and academic cohort. This includes maintaining a safe working environment for students and staff in our laboratories by following our Health & Safety policies and working procedures and ensuring general tidiness and cleanliness of all lab areas.

You should be an excellent communicator, with outstanding IT skills in Office 365 and a proven ability to work with people. You will be responsible for setting up lab experiments, maintaining stocks of components, ordering components from external suppliers and first line servicing of electrical test equipment while maintaining up-to-date documentation. Additional responsibilities include the operation and maintenance of both the Laser Cutter and 3D printer and helping support users in these areas and some manual handling is involved within this role.

You will also be expected to take part in regular team meetings with the Laboratory Supervisor and EEE Technical Services Manager.

Furthermore, there is also a requirement to help in our departmental open days and applicant days which are sometimes held at the weekend.

An ONC, HNC or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject such as Electronic Engineering, Physics, or Computing is advantageous.

For this role you need a good knowledge of Electronics although training will be given.

Informal inquiries related to this position may be made to Mr Laurence Drysdale or tel:  +44 (0)1483 689840 or Mr David Fishlock or tel +44 (0)1483 689132

Please upload a CV and covering letter with your application.

Further details: Job Description

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.

In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate, flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.