Geosciences and Civil Engineering Technician

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Physical and Environmental Sciences,Geology,Geography,Environmental Sciences,Engineering and Technology,Civil Engineering,Other

Short info about job

Company: University of the West of England, Bristol

Department: Faculty of Environment & Technology

Salary: £28,452 to £32,004 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Permanent

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1325 2322479

Fax: +44-131 5425842

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Geosciences and Civil Engineering Technician. Terms and conditions vacancy

FET Technical Services are seeking a Geosciences and Civil Engineering Technician for permanent appointment.  You will provide technical demonstration and instruction to students in Geosciences and Civil Engineering labs.  The role primarily supports undergraduate students in the use of analytical laboratory equipment, making and processing samples for teaching and research.

The role requires experience of working in Geoscience or Civil Engineering laboratories, instructing and supporting students, maintaining laboratory facilities and equipment.  Ideally you will have experience of working in a technical environment in Higher Education and/or have broad based commercial or industrial experience working in a relevant environment.

You must be able to communicate clearly and manage your own time well in a busy environment.  You should have an enthusiastic, proactive and innovative approach to the learning environment and you should be IT literate.  You must be aware of the Health and Safety requirements associated with supporting users in a laboratory environment.  A degree, technical qualification or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline will be required.

Other benefits, in addition to salary:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 27 Days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

We are a well-established university, with over 27,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,000 staff. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries around the world, making this a diverse and interesting place to come and study.

Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It’s not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

Please see the attached full job description and person specification for the role.

If you have any queries or would like an informal discussion, please contact Andrew McGauley on 01173282640 or email to: [email protected].

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