Technician (Wood Machinist)

Edinburgh College
Posted

  • Location: Edinburgh
  • £23,120 to £24,799 per annum, Band E
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: EDC00540

Job Description

Engineering and Built Environment

Technician (Wood Machinist)

Full time: 35 hours per week

Permanent

Main Location: Granton Campus

Salary: Band E £23,120 - £24,799 (appointment is usually made at the first point of the salary scale)

 

For the future you want

As one of the largest colleges in the UK and a key contributor to learning in our capital city, Edinburgh College is proud to be supporting over 19,000 students from around 115 countries worldwide to achieve the future they want.

As a student-centred organisation and one which offers over 700 courses across 32 subject areas, Edinburgh College also works with over 1,800 industry partners to help secure the best possible employment opportunities for our students.

We are also the biggest single provider of student’s to Edinburgh Universities, with 98% of our successful full time students moving onto employment or further education within 6 months of graduating.

Edinburgh College is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified person to take up the exciting post of Technician within the Carpentry and Joinery Team.

 What we can offer you

The Faculty of Built Environment delivers a wide range of education and training across the college. This post is key in ensuring that staff and students are appropriately supported with preparation of learning materials for the carpentry and joinery curriculum.

As part of this role you will be required to carry out routine maintenance of equipment and will be expected to ensure equipment is maintained correctly and operated in accordance with Safe Systems of Work (SSOW). Furthermore, you will also be required to assist in training and supervision of any new technician and/or work experience students.

We have great benefits at Edinburgh College, with generous 44 days annual leave (including public holidays and closure days), a career average pension scheme and access to other benefits like childcare vouchers and cycle to work. We also have great on-site facilities including a gym, pool, training restaurants, shops and canteens. Plus you get to be part of a unique organisation which contributes to improving the lives of others.

 

Requirements

What you can offer us

Educated to at least SVQ Level 3 in a relevant wood machining discipline, you will have knowledge of health and safety working practices and be able to demonstrate good ICT and communication skills. Experience of providing advice and information is essential, while industry experience would be desirable

While Granton campus is the main base, the successful candidate may be required to work at any Edinburgh College campus.

Closing Date: Sunday 24 June 2018

Scheduled Interview Date: Friday 6 July 2018

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