JOB TITLE: Construction Technician


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : High Wycombe
Job Reference : 10631SM Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 20/05/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £20000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Construction Technician Paying £20k Based in High Wycombe The Role The role requires involvement in all aspects of fire resistance testing of building products, including: building walls, installing products (e.g. doors and windows), helping to conduct tests and maintaining the laboratory. While it is desirable that you have basic practical skills, you do not necessarily need to have experience of working on building sites, as all relevant training will be provided.


Job Description

Construction Technician
Paying £20k
Based in High Wycombe

The Role
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a willingness to learn new skills to become part of a growing team responsible for fire resistance testing of building products.

The role requires involvement in all aspects of fire resistance testing of building products, including: building walls, installing products (e.g. doors and windows), helping to conduct tests and maintaining the laboratory.

While it is desirable that you have basic practical skills, you do not necessarily need to have experience of working on building sites, as all relevant training will be provided.

Main duties and responsibilities
The Construction Technician will be;

*Fabrication of supporting constructions for test specimens
*Fabrication of specialist constructions required for tests
*Installation of test specimens
*Instrumentation of test specimens
*Conduct tests
*Demolition and disposal of test remains
*Maintenance of laboratory, test equipment and safety equipment


The Candidate
The ideal Construction Technician will have;

Knowledge & Skills (essential criteria)

*Capable of using a variety of hand tools
*Demonstrable ability to learn quickly and absorb new skills
*Excellent time management skills
*Experience of meeting deadlines
*Capable of following instructions and procedures accurately and in a timely and efficient manner
*GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English to Grade C or above
*Current driving license
*Good communication skills
*Well organised and methodical
*Good sense of humour in the face of pressure
*Enjoys team working but can operate alone

Knowledge and skills (desirable criteria)

*Experience of the construction industry
*Experience relating to fire safety environment in the passive or active fields
*Knowledge of basic electronics or data acquisition techniques
*Forklift drivers license
*Scissor lift operator license

The Company
The Construction Technician will work for my client who provides independent certification, testing, inspection, training and technical services around the world.


Job Keywords

Fire, resistance, test, technician, engineer, technical, construction, safety, laboratory, fabrication, installation, demolition, maintenance, forklift, scissor lift, electronics, UKAS, protection, domestic, commercial, certification, mechanical,



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