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The Faculty of Engineering are recruiting a Workshop Technician.


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced tool room /workshop machinist based in the University of Bristol.


Main duties will include:


Manufacturing bespoke components using mills and lathes

Following detailed drawings to produce working models

Supporting students and imparting knowledge of engineering practices and techniques

Instructing and training students and staff in the safe use of hand tools and machining processes required by projects

Maintenance and repair of all mechanical equipment, machines and tools


The ideal candidate will be an apprentice-served toolmaker or tool-room machinist with a sound practical working knowledge of milling, grinding, turning and other machine shop processes. Good communication skills are essential for this role.


Informal enquiries may be made to:

Matt Finch Telephone 0117 331 5010 or e-mail matt.finch@bristol.ac.uk



We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world's leading universities.

Before you apply, we encourage you to learn more about University of Bristol

Be unique. Be authentic. However you prefer to say it, we really mean it. Our culture embraces people’s diverse perspectives and creates a positive environment where everyone belongs. We’re determined to build a better, more connected world for everyone.

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£29,515.00 - £33,199.00 / year
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