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The University of Oxford and the Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN bronze award holders.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and ethnic minority candidates, who are under-represented in Chemistry research posts in Oxford.

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Athena SWAN

Department of Chemistry
Section: Chemistry Research Laboratory
Senior Building Technician  (Mr Martin Wall)
Grade 5: £24,983 - £29,799 with a discretionary range to £32,548 p.a.

The Department of Chemistry is looking for a Senior Building Facilities Technician to assist in the overseeing of all work carried out in the building and to ensure that support services for research and teaching run efficiently. You will be responsible for all aspects of supervision of building services and facilities in the absence of the Building Manager and Deputy Building Manager.

You will be required under the guidance of the Building Manager, alone or in conjunction with others to use a range of skills and system knowledge including ‘hands on’ participation in technical tasks as required to ensure a safe, efficient, productive and high quality research and teaching environment.

You will have a demonstrable experience in installing, repairing and maintaining compressed air, vacuum, gas (high and low pressure) and water lines along with experience in trouble shooting smaller items of laboratory equipment and carrying out mechanical or electrical repair work

You will be qualified to Advanced City and Guilds, HNC, HND or NVQ 3 or equivalent and have a demonstrable knowledge of relevant Health and Safety requirements.

You will have good IT skills including MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) and have experience of supervising a team and or contractors within a Building Services environment.

The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry, Chemistry Research Laboratory, 12 Mansfield Road, Oxford.

This post is full-time, permanent and available immediately.

The vacancy will close at midday on Monday 19th February 2018 You will be required to upload a CV and a supporting statement as part of your application.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the following link Senior Building Technician - 132337.

The University of Oxford is a member of the Athena SWAN Charter and holds an institutional Bronze Athena SWAN award. The Chemistry Department is a Silver Athena SWAN award holder.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to quoting reference 132337.
Application deadline for this post is 19 February 2018
The University of Oxford is an Equal Opportunity employer (21/10/2018)

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