*closed* Vacancy: Laboratories and Cleanroom Technician

By 30th November 2021 December 20th, 2021 Jobs

Laboratories and Cleanroom Technician

*This vacancy is now closed*

Reference: 1880343

UCL Department / Division: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Location of position: London
Grade: 5
Hours: Full Time
Salary: £25,715 – £29,088 per annum
Closing Date: Wednesday 1st of December

Duties and Responsibilities
Main duties include, maintenance of all Personal Protective Equipment, preparation for servicing visits, stocking up consumables, mentoring new users of equipment as appropriate, undertaking Portable Appliance Testing (PAT), Laser cutting (Nd:YAG laser) and Parylene coating.

The post holder also regularly makes or requests items from the workshop. The post holder will be expected to maintain and utilise the equipment within the Cleanroom and laboratories shared by the department. General duties and responsibilities in relation to the role will include, Install standard operating procedures and contribute towards safe working practices within the laboratories. Also Preparing progress reports on a regular basis as required, Acting as a local First Aider / Fire Marshall as required.

Key Requirements
Minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above (including Mathematics and English Language) or equivalent, or having acquired relevant experience. Awareness of Health and Safety requirements within a laboratory. An aptitude for practical engineering work, i.e. able to make things and mend them. Good problem solving skills. The ability to perform tasks with care and attention to detail and to demonstrate how to use tools and equipment properly and safely. The ability to work with academic leads, staff colleagues and students, in groups or individually. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including good written and spoken English, with the ability to convey technical matters to non-technical personnel.

The ability to demonstrate excellent attention to detail and to keep clear and accurate records.
Excellent time management and personal organisational skills, with the ability to manage own workload and work to deadlines. Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal or no supervision. The ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as individually. The ability to exercise good judgement and to be flexible and adaptable as the priorities of the post change. Willingness to develop new skills as required, and to receive on-going training in laboratory and computer based skills.