Faculty of Engineering/ and or Science Workshop Technician

Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
£28,936 - £32,548
22 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Mar 2018

Faculty of Engineering/ and or Science Workshop Technician 

Job number   SUPP103871
Division/School   Faculty of Engineering 
Contract type   Open ended contract staff 
Working pattern   Full time 
Salary  £28,936 - £32,548 
Closing date for applications   08-Mar-2018  

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced tool room / workshop machinist based in the University of Bristol. Both the Faculty of Science and The Faculty of Engineering are recruiting a Workshop Technician. 
Main duties will include:

  • Manufacturing bespoke components using mills and lathes.
  • Following detailed drawings to produce working models.
  • Supporting students and imparting knowledge of engineering practices and techniques
  • Instructing and training students and staff in the safe use of hand tools and machining processes required by projects.
  • Maintenance and repair of all mechanical equipment, machines and tools.

The ideal candidate will be an apprentice-served toolmaker or tool-room machinist with a sound practical working knowledge of milling, grinding, turning and other machine shop processes. Good communication skills are essential for this role.

The post is being offered on a full time, open-ended contract.
Informal enquiries may be made to:
Matt Finch Telephone 0117 331 5010 or e-mail
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.