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Lead Technician in Testing Facilities

Do you have experience in managing civil engineering testing facilities? Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge as part of one of the leading Schools of Civil Engineering in the country?  Do you want to make a difference to world class research activities? 

The School of Civil Engineering is globally renowned for its teaching, research and engagement with industry and government. It is one of the largest and longest established Civil Engineering schools in the UK with just over 650 students from over 70 countries.

In this varied and interesting role, you will strengthen our research and teaching capabilities by providing specialised technical expertise and leading the management and advancement of our testing laboratory facilities. As part of the day to day lab management, you will work with students, researchers and academics to provide advice and support on technical aspects of projects and grant applications.

Holding a degree or HNC in civil or mechanical engineering or an electronic instrumentation discipline, or with equivalent industrial experience, you will combine strong people management skills with practical technical ability related to carrying out general civil engineering laboratory based physical tests.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Mr Peter Thompson, Technical Officer

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 2471 or email: 

Further information

The Schools in the Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences are proud to have been awarded the Athena SWAN Bronze or Silver Award from the Equality Challenge Unit, the national body that promotes equality in the higher education sector. Our equality and inclusion webpage provides more information.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Civil Engineering
Category:  Technical Support
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Monday 23 December 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 26 January 2020
Interview Date:  Thursday 20 February 2020
Reference:  EPSCV1009
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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