Technical Specialist (Architecture and Construction)
£32,344, rising annually to £35,326
Full Time, Permanent - Professional Ser
About the Faculty ;
The Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment is home to a broad range of
disciplines; delivering teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We
also engage in internationally recognised research and knowledge exchange
activities from our purpose-built facilities in Oxford. We provide a wide
range of technical facilities to support our teaching, research and knowledge
The Construction Lab is situated on the Headington Campus, providing a
specialist learning and research environment to students and staff in the
Schools of Architecture and the Built Environment.
We are seeking an experienced person to take on the role of Technical
Specialist Architecture and Construction to oversee the day to day running of
the facility, and to provide technical support for relevant teaching, research
and consultancy work. You will be working as part of the Faculty's Experienced
Technical Team, supervising students and undertaking testing work as part of
research and other projects.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for the full
duties, but in summary;
You will have knowledge of construction & surveying practices and
techniques and experience of demonstrating the safe and effective use of
machinery and equipment relevant to the setting. You will also have a good
understanding of relevant Health and Safety legislation and practice and the
ability to prepare, organise and maintain records and the maintenance of
equipment to ensure best practice. You will need to be willing to undertake
training and development activities, to support the evolution of the
Construction Lab to support the dynamic Research and Consultancy work
undertaken in the facility.
You will be responsible for the day to day running of the facilities and
equipment, including; planning and scheduling work, Health and Safety
management, overseeing maintenance schedules and making arrangements for
statutory testing. You will maintain risk assessment files, COSHH records and
inventories. In addition to the day to day management of the Lab facilities
and equipment, you will provide technical support to students and staff,
Operation of test equipment providing and recording the data, and other
technical support needed for research & consultancy projects, working
closely with Academic staff.
Organisation, preparation and delivery of student demonstrations and
Assist and advise students in the safe use of the facilities and equipment
for their projects and research activities, providing the necessary
training and supervision.
Organisation, support and provision of Surveying and Field equipment, and
overseeing equipment loans.
To work as part of the wider Faculty Technical Team, including supporting
the Architecture workshop.
To coordinate the purchase of consumables and other items, and
contributing to the selection and procurement of capital purchases of new
You will also enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with
up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank
Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme
(14.7% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a
variety of university facilities (NHS Dentist, Brookes Nursery, Gym and
sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the
document 'All about Brookes' below.
CV and Personal Statement:
As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our
online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button below. All
parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the
form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a
Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the
application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is
part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and
explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal
Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.
The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values.
We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their
background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in
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Faculty or Directorate : Technology, Design and Environment Location :
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