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Support Technician - High Precision / Complex Mechanical Equipment

Support Technician - High Precision / Complex Mechanical Equipment

Job Title: Support Technician - High Precision / Complex Mechanical Equipment
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire
Salary: £competitive (dependent on proven ability) + bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PF5308
Contact Name: Paul Frisby
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 06, 2020 11:55

Job Description

We are seeking to recruit a Support Technician to expand its specialist technical support team. You will be part of the pulsed power team supporting the electro-magnetic launch experiments, working with our existing world class facilities and developing new ones.

We are looking for a highly motivated person with strong electrical and mechanical experience who can assemble, strip down and re-assemble sophisticated experimental equipment. Specialist training will be provided for you.

Ideal proven ability:

• The ability to build complex assemblies accurately

• Working to tight tolerances

• Ability to identify, report and replace worn parts and seals during visual inspection

• Ability to communicate and liaise with Design and Engineering teams

• Flexibility and good attitude to work


Nice to have:

• Knowledge of safe working practices; specialist training will be provided

• Good background in Engineering, for example completed an apprenticeship, HNC qualification or similar

• Experience working with vacuum systems and an understanding of the good working practices required

• Experience of working in a technical environment

• A logical and analytical approach to problem solving

• Being highly motivated, confident and organised with keen attention to detail

• Ability to absorb technical information quickly and being able to perform occasional tasks whilst under time pressure