Technician - Mechanical Engineering x2
We are seeking to appoint one full time and one part time Technician to support students and staff in our Mechanical Engineering section. You would prepare and maintain equipment for use by lecturing staff and students, demonstrate the use of equipment and support the teaching teams in their delivery of the curriculum. You would also supervise students in the workshop ensuring that they comply with health and safety requirements and good workshop practice.
You will need to possess a Level 3 qualification in Mechanical Engineering, relevant workshop experience including mechanical test equipment e.g. for material testing, fluid mechanics, mechanical principles and use of machines such as drilling, milling, turning and bench fitting. You should also have experience of working with other equipment such as CNC machines, vacuum forming, grinding and band saws. You must also possess good communication skills, be able to work effectively with young people aged 16 - 19 and have a good understanding of health and safety requirements, particularly as applied to machine shop environments.
Uxbridge College is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from all people, irrespective of disability, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, transsexual or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, religion/faith or pregnancy and maternity leave.
All successful applicants will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (previously known as Criminal Records Bureau) check, which the college will pay for in full. if you are shortlisted for interview, you will receive more information about the Disclosure and Barring Service checking process.