Specialist Technical Officer (Laboratories and Facilities)

United Kingdom
May 16, 2018
Jun 11, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
As Specialist Technical Officer for the designated laboratories/facilities/areas in Engineering Materials, Multiple layer materials manufacturing area, muVIS (X-ray CT centre) and associated teaching lab activities you will use a broad knowledge base and experience to provide advice on the design and use of experimental items, including use of chemicals and heat treatment equipment. Maintain and repair equipment within the teaching and research laboratories. Provide maintenance and training in the safe and appropriate use of materials characterisation techniques including sample preparation, microscopy, metallography and etching.

As Area Safety Officer you will monitor student activities ensuring compliance with local procedures, health & safety policies, formulate Area Risk Assessments and carry out inductions on use of such facilities.

You will need good communication skills, be able to plan your workload and have the ability to work using your own initiative, often to short deadlines.

You should have HND, Degree, NVQ4, or equivalent qualification, in an Engineering or related Science discipline with appropriate work experience.


Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Matt Saxby (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 3462. Please quote reference 1010518DF on all correspondence.


We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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