Vacancy: Technical Operations Technician at The University of Sheffield (Closed)

By 23rd January 2023 March 20th, 2023 Closed Vacancies

Technical Operations Technician

Location: Sheffield

Department: School of Biosciences

Salary: Grade 6 – £28,762 – £33,314 per annum. Potential to progress to £36,386 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.

Post Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Open Ended

Closing Date: 13th February 2023

Reference: UOS035987


Reporting to the Deputy Technical Manager, you will be responsible for providing a comprehensive maintenance and servicing provision for staff, students and external customers across the school underpinning the fundamental working practices of the teaching, research and facilities. 

You will be the point of contact for Estates and Facilities Management, responding to building faults, routine maintenance and refurbishment requests for the school. Reporting faults and making requests through PlanOn, will provide opportunities to develop strong relationships with key EFM staff and stakeholders. 

You will also manage the Glass wash and support Technicians ensuring that they are suitably trained to operate and maintain the glass washers and autoclaves. 

Applicants must have a degree in a Bioscience discipline (or equivalent experience) along with extensive experience of providing an effective and efficient technical support service, that includes planning and prioritising workload. Detailed awareness and full commitment to the relevant Health and Safety regulations including experience carrying out and documenting risk assessments and COSHH assessments are also essential. 

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development. 

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