Development Officer

Coventry, United Kingdom
07 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Working in the School of Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering, you will be committed to contributing to our continued success in delivery of engineering programmes. You will join a School with high levels of teaching quality and student satisfaction (ranked in the Guardian University Guide in the country's top two for our courses in Mechanical Engineering in 2018).

Your main duties will be to work alongside academic staff within the School to deliver technical assistance and training to students on specialist academic courses and to provide technical support in developing, maintaining and operating laboratory facilities for the School including an original Hawker Harrier aircraft, a flight simulation suite and arange of supporting equipment which is appropriate to the aeronautical discipline.

You will be educated to a fully apprenticed or degree level in an aeronautical discipline and will have a high level of workshop technical and experimental skills. These must include mechanical design experience, general workshop practice skills relating to machining, fabrication and maintenance and development of aerospace equipment.

You must be an active team player and contribute to the creation of an open positive and helpful environment that promotes all of the disciplines within the school of Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering.

Furthermore; experience of aircraft design and build, flight simulation equipment and the application of a range of advanced experimental techniques and rig test would be advantageous.

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