Senior Technician - Fire

Preston, Lancashire (GB)
Grade: F (£24983-28936)
27 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
27 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Central Lancashire wishes to recruit a Senior Technician to join our Technical Services team who provide support to the Fire Laboratory and the new Oil & Gas Laboratory (Jan. 2019). The successful candidate will be primarily focussed on supporting undergraduate classes, research and IGA activities within our Engineering & Workshops team. This post will play an integral role in the expansion of support for not only the School of Engineering, but the wider university. 

The existing Fire Laboratory features an extensive range of current fire test standard equipment and accompanies a well established and respected fire research centre.

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The role holder will also be required to undertake general equipment maintenance and safety checks, equipment inventory checks and updates, as well as providing advice as required. The successful candidate will be naturally inquisitive and will possess a range of relevant skills and experience, which they will be enthusiastic to apply in a variety of different applications. They will have the ability to work with initiative and independently, to set priorities and to work co-operatively within a diverse team. 

The ability to adapt your knowledge and experience to support staff and students across the wide range of subject disciplines we support would be an advantage. Applicants must also have good verbal and written communication skills. 

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

*Benefits include -

  • A full time annual holiday entitlement of 42 days, including 8 statutory public holidays and 4 discretionary University days.
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working hours - flexi time scheme
  • Childcare voucher salary sacrifice scheme
  • Access to UCLan's Pre-school centre
  • Access to the University's outstanding sport facilities which include the UCLan Sports Arena and the Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre with competitive membership packages.

Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.
School/Service: Learning & Information Services

Hours: Full time (36.25 hours per week) 
Basis: Indefinite 
Interview Date: To be confirmed    

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