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Vacancy: Technician

As part of our expanding testing services, there is now an opening to join our team as a Technician.

As a Technician at UKTC you will be responsible for the setting up and installation of fire resistance test to a verity of British and European standards, taking the instructions from the responsible technical officer in preparing supporting constructions and installation of client’s specimens.

- Building of supporting constructions in line with the clients requirements and/or the relevant testing standards

- The installation of fire testing specimens in accordance with instructions

- Implementation of instrumentation to specimens in line with the relevant testing standards

- Responsible for record keeping surrounding instrumentation/ measurement taking

- Support in the conducting of fire resistance testing using fire resistance testing furnace

- Dismantle and disposal of test specimen and supporting construction post test

- Good housekeeping of laboratory and all equipment

- Mentoring the Trainee Technician

Skills / Qualifications

- Experience within a similar role/in construction or civil environment

- Good joinery and partition building skills

- Relevant line management experience

- Practical problem solving skills

- Good written and verbal communication skills

- Demonstrable experience of accurate record keeping

- An understanding of health & safety

- Highly organised and able to work to tight deadlines

- Consistent high quality of work

- A fork lift licence would be an advantage

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • GLASGOW: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

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