Research Technician (Large Scale Static & Dynamic Testing)


University of Bristol
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£26,444 - £29,605 per annum

Job Highlights
  • Are you an enthusiastic and forward-thinking technician looking to shake-up your career?
  • The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Bristol is looking for a technician to support teaching, research and commercial activities in our large-scale test facilities.
  • We offer a range of financial benefits including staff discounts and excellent pension provision.
Job Requirements/Description

The role

Are you an enthusiastic and forward-thinking technician looking to shake-up your career?

The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Bristol is looking for a technician to support teaching, research and commercial activities in our large-scale test facilities.

Using your knowledge of construction, fitting/assembly, hydraulic test rigs or other relevant areas of expertise, you will work with a senior technician to support the facility, delivering a high level of wide-ranging service support activities.

The role will be primarlily based at our Langford Campus in North Somerset.

What will you be doing?

You will deliver a technical service to both our Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction (SoFSI) Laboratory, and Earthquake and Large Structures (EQUALS) Laboratory, although will be mainly based in the SoFSI laboratory on our Langford Campus. Typical tasks include fixing test items to the shaking table and setting up sensors, or construction of bespoke large-scale experiments in our soil pit.

It is essential you can work with minimum supervision and under pressure towards pre-defined goals, with the ability to deal with and prioritise a range of concurrent activity. You will be a good communicator who can multitask and develop effective working relationships quickly across a range of internal and external contacts.

You should apply if

  • You enjoy a challenge and want to make innovative engineering research happen
  • You want to develop your skills and experience in a unique engineering environment
  • You have practical experience of working in a construction, engineering or materials testing setting
  • You are competent in the use of a range of hand and power tools
  • You can find simple and effective solutions to practical challenges
  • You have excellent general and technical communication skills
University of Bristol
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£26,444 - £29,605 per annum

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