Engineering Workshop Technician, Silverstone

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Silverstone UTCSilverstone

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £18,000 - £23,500 FTE pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for a Senior Engineering Technician to assist with servicing the UTC’s workshops and supporting the teaching staff in all engineering disciplines, including the supervision of student learning activities, and to lead a small team of technicians including an apprentice.

 The post holder will also be responsibility for Health and safety within engineering department, writing risk assessments, informing staff about potential risks when necessary. Ensuring H&S records are accurately maintained and up to date.  

Applicants must have good all round level of education to include Maths and English to GCSE (Grade A – C) or equivalent level (level 2) and a Science subject at GCSE (Grade A-C) or equivalent level (level 3). Previous experience as a technician and experience of managing and organising resources are desirable.

The applicant will hold a First Aid Certificate or be willing to achieve within a specified time period is essential.  

Silverstone UTC is offering you the opportunity to be part of something new, exciting and innovative in the heart of Motorsport Valley.  With its complementary specialisms of High Performance Engineering and Business & Technical Events Management, we have put together a team of high performing individuals.  Silverstone UTC is a truly collaborative environment with a team of staff brought together from the worlds of education and business.  

To maximise achievement and develop business ready young people, Silverstone operates a 9am – 5pm day, 39 weeks per year and contracts reflect this. As part of that team, not only will you be delivering first class education, you will have a unique opportunity to help shape and develop Silverstone UTC into a nationally renowned establishment that meets the needs of its students and employment partners alike.  

Silverstone UTC opened in September 2013 and is an educational partnership led by Tresham College of Further and Higher Education and sponsored by The University of Northampton and Silverstone Circuits Ltd.  

Apply now for interviews as soon as possible and an anticipated job start in January/February 2020.

More about Silverstone UTC
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - University Technical College (UTC)
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Address: Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 8TL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1327 855010