Civil Engineering Laboratories Technician/Demonstrator

University of West London
May 25, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,786 to £35,589
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Civil Engineering Laboratories Technician/Demonstrator School of Computing & Engineering

Location: St Mary's Road Salary: £29,786 to £35,589 per annum Release Date: Thursday 25 April 2024 Closing Date: Saturday 25 May 2024 Interview Date: Monday 10 June 2024 Reference: COMP0062

The University of West London (UWL) is ranked the best modern university (non-specialist) in London in the Complete University Guide 2023.

We are the top University in the UK for Student Experience and for Teaching Quality in the Times and Sunday Times Complete University Guide 2024 and University of the Year for Social Inclusion in the Daily Mail University Guide 2024.

The UWL community is a diverse body of students and staff who work together to create an environment of success and achievement. We celebrate the diversity of our staff and promote our values in practice through our commitment to inclusivity, progression, and success.

The School

The School of Computing and Engineering is a dynamic and forward-looking School with high quality teaching, student experience and research informed teaching at the top of its priority list. The school has strong links with local, national and international partners and employability of graduates is the key to courses that we offer. The school enjoys state-of-the-art equipment and continues to invest heavily in its improvement. We offer a number of courses fully accredited by relevant professional bodies across the board.

The Role We are seeking a Laboratory Technician Demonstrator who will play a crucial role in maintaining and enhancing the operations of our Civil Engineering and Hydraulics Labs. The ideal candidate will be responsible for diagnosing and repairing lab equipment, preparing and conducting tests on concrete materials, Land Surveying, and operating hydraulic simulation equipment. Key responsibilities include setting up lab materials for sessions, adhering to health and safety protocols, ensuring the availability of necessary materials, and maintaining a safe learning environment. Proficiency in relevant software tools for data analysis and simulation in civil engineering is essential, along with a strong understanding of material testing standards and hydraulic engineering principles.

The Person

The successful candidate will exhibit a solid technical background in conducting and analysing construction material, hydraulic tests, and land surveying. Proficiency with civil engineering software tools for simulation and data analysis is crucial, as is the capacity to efficiently prepare and manage laboratory settings. A dedication to health and safety standards and expertise in materials management are required. Desirable qualities include a strong understanding of fluid mechanics and excellent communication skills, enabling effective support and instruction to students and staff in a vibrant academic setting.

How to Apply

To apply click on ‘Apply Online' and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: https: // &pid=0

Please email [email protected] if you need any assistance with the application process.

Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing 10th June 2024.

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Nino Auricchio, Head of Sub-EEE, Sound Eng, Math & Stats, [email protected].

Additional Information

Our department/school is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

This post is not available for UWL students.

Previous applicants for this post need not apply again.

The University reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the published end date should it receive sufficient applications to warrant earlier shortlisting.

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