B-made Senior Technician: Visa sponsorship

University College London

Ref Number
Professional Expertise
Laboratory Technical and Lab Support
Working Pattern
Full time
Contract Type
Working Type
On site
Available For Secondment
Closing Date

About us

The Bartlett is unrivalled in its breadth and depth of disciplines, programmes and departments. It is made up of 9 departments, which are constructed of 13 schools, Institutes, Centres and Units, providing teaching and research in a wide range of subject areas to over 4,000 students each year from across the world. The Bartlett is ranked #1 in the world for Architecture and the Built Environment and remains #1 in the UK for the tenth year in a row, in the QS World University Subject Rankings 2024. The Bartlett School of Architecture is a world-leading place to study, teach and research architecture. The School is a key part of UCL, a top-world-ranking university, where architecture has been taught for over 175 years. With over 400 permanent staff, across two state-of-the-art London sites, the school enjoys a rich reputation for cultivating innovative ideas in architecture and is currently the top architecture school by the Architects’ Journal AJ100 for the 17th consecutive year. For further information about the School, please visit www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/architecture

About the role

This role supports existing and future investments in automation by facilitating the evolution of scholarship in automation-coordinated design This role will draw on a broad range of manufacturing expertise and experience to provide day-to-day support for all activities in B-made. The primary focus will be supporting users in accessing the capabilities of our Numerically Controlled assets. You will run and maintain our current suite of Haas brand 3 axis, 5 axis and Turn-mill machines and a Felder brand panel router. The core support you will offer will range from: Consultation in intelligent design for NC manufacture, CAM Guidance and file checking, machine inductions and supervision. This role supports Teaching and Research initiatives in B-made and across the Faculty and will also develop Health and Safety and other strategic departmental and cross faculty goals. Visa Sponsorship • This role meets the eligibility requirements for a skilled worker certificate of sponsorship or a global talent visa under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore, UCL welcomes applications from international applicants who require a visa. • Flexible Working Statement: ‘We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible’. • This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Professional Services Staff. Please visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/human-resources/conditions-service-research-teaching-and-professional-services-staff for more information.

About you

The successful candidate should have extensive, demonstrable experience in the field of design and manufacture with a specialism focussing on the use of NC machinery and CAD/CAM software. You will have a repertoire of complementary skills that expand your value across our other B-made disciplines such as metalworking, woodworking, ceramics, etc. Experience of working in higher education is a plus but not mandatory.

What we offer

As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits some of which are below: • 41 Days holiday (27 days annual leave 8 bank holiday and 6 closure days) • Additional 5 days’ annual leave purchase scheme • Defined benefit career average revalued earnings pension scheme (CARE) • Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan • Immigration loan • Relocation scheme for certain posts • On-Site nursery • On-site gym • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay • Employee assistance programme: Staff Support Service • Discounted medical insurance Visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/reward-and-benefits to find out more. Application Process • The advert will close on 16th July 2024 at 23:59 GMT, however we may close applications early if we receive a high volume of applications. Early application submission is recommended. As a minimum we will keep all adverts open for 2 weeks. • A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. Contact Details • If you have any queries about the role, please contact mark.burrows@ucl.ac.uk. • If you need reasonable adjustments or a more accessible format to apply for this job online or have any queries about the application process, please contact the HR Team at bartlett.arch.hr@ucl.ac.uk. The UCL Ways of Working supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work – please visit www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more.

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce. These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women. Our Faculty holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. You can read more about our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion here: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/equality-diversity-inclusion/

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