The Department of Chemistry is looking for a Building Electrical Technician to support the Site Electrician in the installation, repair and maintenance or electrical installations within the department and Portable Appliance Testing (PAT).
In conjunction with Building Managers and users, you will arrange the annual or appropriate PAT ‘testing of all electrical equipment within the Chemistry building. You will assist the Chemistry Site Electrician in the installation, maintenance and repair of all laboratory and office low voltage electrical installations, particularly for large jobs, you will also be able to work flexibly to manage PAT testing and other work.
You will hold a City and Guilds 2377 PAT testing qualification and have experience of testing portable electrical items of equipment, preferably using a computerised system along with a working knowledge of relevant health and Safety requirements.
You will have experience in electrical wiring installations, preferably with a facilities orientated role in a scientific laboratory or technical research environment.
You will have good IT skills including MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) and databases. You will have the ability to prepare and manipulate information in spreadsheets and use and maintain databases.
You will have good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels, with colleagues, students, postdoctoral research associates and academic members of staff.
The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford
This post is full-time, permanent and available immediately.
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 Building Electrical Technician - 133245.
The vacancy will close at midday on Wednesday 28 February 2018. You will be required to upload a CV and a supporting statement as part of your application.
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.