Technical Specialist (Electronics/Power)

  • Location

    Sheffield

  • Sector:

    Education & Academia, Learning & Development

  • Salary:

    £27,511 to £33,797 dependent on experience (fixed term for 18 months)

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-30

  • Client:

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The role:

The Technical Operations, Resources and services group is seeking to appoint a Technician in the Electronics/Power area of the Electronics and Analysis team.

The Electronics and Analysis team supports a wide range of courses which cross several Academic disciplines. The main activities are to provide high quality technical support for undergraduate laboratories in the STEM area and support a diverse range of activities for the University.

In this role you will expected to have experience handling electronic components /building and testing circuits in an electronics-based environment.

Also, you would be expected to have experience simulating analogue/ digital based circuits in a software environment.

Finally, it would be advantageous to have experience with embedded platforms via programming such platforms and interfacing analogue circuits to them.

You must be educated to HND or above (or equivalent) in a relevant subject and / or have experience in an industrial or educational environment. You will also be expected to be proactive and well-motivated, showing initiative and creativity to solve problems as they arise.

With excellent interpersonal and communication skills, you will carry out training & demonstrating of equipment operation to students and staff during the normal lab program and during undergraduate projects.

It is expected that you will be involved occasionally with technical teams from other areas of the Service and be flexible in supporting other laboratories associated with the Electronics and Analysis area. Some flexibility towards working hours is also required.

Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, pregnancy and maternity, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

We particularly welcome applicants from underrepresented groups

For non-EU applicants, we won't be able to provide a certificate of sponsorship / visa for this job.

We welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements