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Design Technology Technician Required

Location: ELLESMERE PORT, CHESHIRE Salary: 15000.00 - 18000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Education Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3043877
Design Technology Technician required from September 2017

About the school
My client is a highly successful 11-18 foundation school with 1550 students on roll which includes a thriving sixth form. Placing the achievement of all learners as a priority, their academic standards are extremely high and are continuously improving. 

The school Governours are looking to appoint a member of staff who is enthusiastic, organised member of staff with a flexible approach to work. 

About the role
The successful candidate will be required to provide day to day assistance within the department including material preparation and maintenance of tools. The ideal candidate will be someone with industrial or school based experience in a Design or Engineering environment. 

The role is confirmed for a period of 12 months in the first instance starting in September, full time (37 hours) in term time only. 

Desirable – as many of the following as possible (skills in some of these areas is essential)

Preparing materials – wood, metal, plastics.
Ability to use Band saw, Circular saw, planer, router, powered hand tools. (Certification needed)
Ability to use Metal Band saw, lathe, milling machine, welding, brazing, casting. (Certification needed)
Ability to use Vacuum former, line bender,
Use of CAD software. (2D Design, Auto CAD, Solid works, ProEngineer)
Cam Equipment. Laser cutter, 3D Printer, Micro router, CNC Engraver, CNC vinyl cutter

Essential – must be able to carry out all of the following

Stock control
Ordering/checking large quantities and materials end equipment on a weekly/daily/hourly basis.
Physically fit
Heavy handling of sheet materials. Carrying and setting up materials and equipment lesson by lesson
Practical skills
Sound use of hand tools in metal/ wood/plastic
Working knowledge of Electronics and circuit construction
Machine maintenance and routine servicing

If you feel that you meet the critera needed for the role, please feel free to contact me directly on 01270 619314 or via email

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