Mechanical Workshop Technician

£34,635 to £41,864 per annum
16 May 2018
11 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Mechanical Workshop Technician, - Ref:1725392 

UCL Department / Division: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Location of position: London
Grade: 7
Hours: Full Time
(inclusive of London allowance): 
£34,635 to £41,864 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at UCL has an outstanding international reputation in research on energy and the environment, marine engineering and naval architecture and engineering for medical applications, with strong research collaborations with industry and universities in the UK, North America, Asia and the Far East and has excellent research and teaching facilities.
The main duties of the post holder will be to support the needs of the department with student projects and research by manufacturing items, such as experimental rigs and individual projects and help with their installation. The post holder would also be able to maintain our laboratories with items such as combustion engines, wave simulation tanks and bespoke equipment by repairing faulty equipment and manufacturing components.

Key Requirements

The Department has extensive experimental laboratories and a substantial workshop used for both teaching and research ranging from engines to biomechanical engineering. The person will be required to advise technically on how to manufacture items from discussions with academics and students and be competent at precision machining, installing and maintaining bespoke components and rigs.  Other skills accompanying the use of machining skills will be looked upon as favourable such as electronics, model making, engine rig assembly and pipe work installation.

Further Details

The job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

If you have any queries regarding the application process please email Jamie Maher (

For informal enquiries on the post, please contact Peter Kell (

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

Closing Date11 Jun 2018
Latest time for the submission of applications23:59
Interview dateTBC

Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department.
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. 

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