Senior Technician in Engineering and Design

Chichester, United Kingdom
26 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 03/01/2018
Location Bognor Regis Campus
Salary £29,799 to £31,605 per annum
Package Local Government Pensions Scheme
Job category/type Professional Services

Job description

We are currently building a new and diverse team of creative and innovative people to establish our new Engineering and Design degrees in our new state- of-the-art Engineering and Digital Technology Park on the Bognor Regis Campus.  With cutting-edge teaching laboratories containing brand new equipment, students will put their learning immediately into practice, working with those studying engineering and creative disciplines and reproducing a real live workplace environment.

We are now seeking to recruit a Senior Technician in Engineering and Design to join the team at this exciting time.  The post holder will work closely with Academic staff in the specification, procurement, set-up and commissioning of the engineering equipment within the laboratories of the Engineering and Design Department.  

The successful candidate will also manage and plan the deployment of technical staff, resources and engineering equipment to ensure that the work of laboratories is supported effectively and efficiently.

Applicants must have previous experience in specification, procurement, setting up and commissioning of engineering equipment, together with substantial line management experience.  You will be experienced and qualified in engineering science with extensive experience of working with and supporting academic staff and students either at Higher Education or Further Education level.

A good working knowledge of Health and Safety within engineering applications is essential, and you must have demonstrable communication and interpersonal skills that enable you to work effectively and build successful relationships at all levels.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Professor Stuart Harmer, Head of Department - Engineering and Design via email at telephone 01243 816068,

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The University of Chichester welcomes applicants from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) backgrounds as they are currently under represented at this level.