Technician - Construction and Building Services


  • 27 days annual leave (plus public holidays)
  • Peoples Pension
  • Free on-site parking
  • Retail and leisure discounts

About the role:

We are looking for a Technician to join our Construction and Building Services department at our Wellingborough campus. As a Technician, you will play a pivotal role in the success of our students through:

  • Providing support and assistance to Lecturers and trainers in workshop areas, focussed on Brickwork, Carpentry, Plumbing and Electrical
  • Maintaining workshop facilities and ensure serviceability and security of tools and equipment, and ensure Health and Safety requirements are met.

About you:

  • You will have experience of knowledge of safe working practices, particularly in connection with wet trades and knowledge of wider Construction industry trades and current practices.
  • You will have the following qualifications:
    • Experience of working in Carpentry, Brickwork, Building Services or the building trade in general
    • Willingness to work towards and achieve First Aid Qualification if not already held.
    • Willingness to work towards and achieve a fork lift licence.

Our values:

  • Student centred - At our heart is always doing what is best for our students. We consider students in all of our decision making to create positive outcomes and memorable experiences for every student.
  • Educational excellence - We promote educational excellence by delivering programmes that challenge our students to achieve their ambitions.
  • Teamwork - We are one team who by working together can achieve great things, respecting the opinion and valuing the contribution each of us makes.
  • Continuous improvement - We challenge ourselves to always do better by trying new things, sharing knowledge, reflecting on best practice and learning from others.
  • Caring - We care about the wellbeing of our staff, our students, our community and wider society, creating an environment built on trust where we listen, engage and support each other.
  • Inclusive - We celebrate differences and diversity, recognising that we can learn from each other.

Safeguarding our students:

The Bedford College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to thorough vetting process which includes, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions and further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide. The Bedford College Group's policy on Employment of Ex-Offenders is attached to this vacancy.

Candidates are reminded that if they are barred from working with Children it is a criminal offence to apply for this position.

About us:

The Bedford College Group aims to deliver world-class skills and education to the communities we serve. The Bedford College Group is comprised of Bedford College, Shuttleworth College, Central Bedfordshire College, The Bedford and Corby Sixth Forms, Tresham College and the National College of Motorsport.

Interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed.

For further information please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.