Engineering Technician (Apprentice)

Job details
Posting date: 29 May 2024
Salary: £25,007 per year
Additional salary information: The starting salary will be from £ 25,007 on Grade C, depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 27 June 2024
Location: Exeter, Devon
Remote working: On-site only
Company: University of Exeter
Job type: Apprenticeship
Job reference: P92720

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Summary of the role
We are committed to developing the best talent and investing in building skills for the future. If you have enthusiasm, curiosity, and commitment then this apprenticeship scheme will give you valuable hands-on knowledge, experience, and a qualification to succeed in your chosen career path. This post will provide support across all our Engineering disciplines (Mechanical, Civil, Material and Electrical) with the college based learning around Mechanical Engineering. Apprenticeship learning will be based at Exeter college during two days a week as a Level 2 Engineering Operative followed by one day a week Level 3 Engineering Technician.

Working as part of the Engineering Teaching Laboratory Team in Technical Services, to support the engineering taught programmes at the University of Exeter’s Department of Engineering. The role is to provide technical support to the laboratory-based activities associated to the various engineering degree programmes. The role holder will be a highly motivated and driven Individual who will continue to develop, support, and contribute to the success and quality of our teaching activities.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world’s most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99 percent of our research is of international quality and 47 percent is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

We are proud signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant and welcome applications from service people.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment
We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

We offer some fantastic benefits including:

- 39 days leave per year
- options for flexible working
- numerous discounts at leading retailers
- onsite gyms on all of our campus’ and a cycle to work scheme
- sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a Fertility Treatment Policy
- stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England

Further information
Please contact Jordanna Broom, or (01392) 724078.
Or Roger Perrett, or (01392) 723714.

Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme

Disability Confident
About Disability Confident
A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.

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