Advanced Technician (Mechanical Engineering)
The Department and role purpose
The Department of Physics at Durham University is one of the top UK Physics departments with an outstanding reputation for excellence in teaching, research and employability of our students. Ranked in the top 10 in REF2022 in terms of power, 96% of Durham Physics research was considered either to be of "internationally excellent quality" or "world leading".
The post holder will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day technical functions and operations in the Physics Department, providing technical and engineering related assistance from within the Mechanical Engineering Services (MES) workshop.
The post holder will be required to provide flexible mechanical engineering support as part of a technical team supporting all teaching and research activities conducted within the Physics Department. Primarily the construction, repair, testing and machining of equipment and components for research and teaching projects using computer aided design packages used in the programming of CNC machines.