Senior Electronics Technician

Senior Electronics Technician, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Senior Electronics Technician

Senior Electronics Technician, Manchester, Greater Manchester

We have a fantastic and rare opportunity for 2 enthusiastic and proactive Senior Electronics Technicians to join the Electronics Team within Faculty of Science & Engineering (FSE) of a well known university.

Role Details

  • To deliver a reliable and comprehensive electronics support service across FSE.
  • Provide an electronics service to staff and students to support teaching and research, with a commitment to excellent customer service.
  • To demonstrate and teach in the School’s teaching laboratories.
  • Development, repair, and construction of specialised electronic equipment for research and teaching including PCB design using CAD software.


  • Demonstrate and teach in undergraduate laboratory classes.
  • Develop and plan, in collaboration with academic staff, laboratory experiments.
  • Train postgraduate student demonstrators to enable them to perform at required level.
  • Modification, maintenance, service, and repairs to electronic equipment in support of the Schools research, teaching and student projects.
  • Calibration, fault diagnosis and testing of electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Provide assistance and advice to academic, research staff and students on the selection, suitability and application of electronic circuits and equipment.
  • Training of technical staff in workshop techniques and in the use of electronic equipment as directed by the workshop manager.
  • Recording, tabulating of workload data in a workshop data base system.
  • Preparation of circuit diagrams, drawings, and electronic specifications.
  • Liaison with outside suppliers, ordering of equipment and materials and control of consumables stock.
  • To undertake other duties commensurate with the grade and experience of the post-holder.
  • To act at all times in accordance with the University’s policies and procedures relating to Equal Opportunities, Health and Safety, and all other policies and procedures, which apply to the post.
  • To undertake appropriate training and development activities.
  • To follow procedures appertaining to the safe operation of equipment and usage. To ensure continuing compliance with all health and safety regulations, undertaking appropriate staff training.
  • To assist the workshop manager with the management of all health and safety matters in the School’s workshop areas.


  • HNC/HND/Degree depending on practical experience.
  • Extensive experience of working in an electronics workshop/laboratory environment.
  • Familiarity with surface mount technology and surface mount equipment
  • Able to cope and work under pressure in a busy environment, working to deadlines.
  • Able to deal with staff at all levels in a pleasant, helpful, and efficient manner.
  • Well organised.
  • Good communicator.

Next Steps

Please phone and email a CV. Details on the right of screen.


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Sector: Engineering & Technical
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Pay:£27,500 starting Annual
Type: Contract

Work Hours

9:00am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday
35 hours paid per week.
On-going, temporary contract. Could become permanent.

Apply for this role

Please phone us on 01484 513333 (or 01947 660400 for Whitby-based) or email your CV

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