Assistant Technician

University College London – UCL The Bartlett School of Architecture

Location: London
Salary: £24,506 to £27,863 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 21st August 2019
Closes: 3rd September 2019
Job Ref: 1820833

Part Time : 21.9 hours per week (60% FTE)

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 5.


UCL is one of the leading research and teaching intensive multi-faculty universities in the world. The Bartlett School of Architecture is one of the world’s most exciting architecture schools, set within UCL’s Faculty of The Built Environment. Our staff are at the forefront of international research and teaching, encompassing individual excellence, interdisciplinary collaborations, and pioneering methodologies. This role will join the team of The Bartlett Manufacturing and Design Exchange (B-made) which operates across two sites, with manufacturing centres in the Bartlett School of Architecture’s Bloomsbury site and in UCL’s newly developed Here East site supporting the University’s vanguard move to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, (QEOP) Stratford.

The successful candidate will be able to provide customer focused service to all workshop users. This post will run the laser cutters, check 2D CAD files, and maintain machinery. The post holder should have experience working in a workshop environment possessing analogue workshop skills. The post holder will enjoy working to problem solve new ideas and support the ambitions of workshop users. 2D CAD knowledge and experience is essential.

This post will be based at B-made’s 22 Gordon Street location in Bloomsbury but will liaise and work interchangeably with B-made staff based at Here East and the post holder must be able to periodically travel / work from both sites.


We are seeking candidates who are qualified to GCSEs and A-Level or equivalent experience and demonstrate the ability and willingness to operate in a solution-centric manner. The successful candidate with have demonstratable competence in 2D Computer Aided Design programmes and possess at least one of the “Skills and Abilities” listed in the Job Description related to analogue workshop capability.

UCL vacancy reference: 1820833

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Peter Scully, B-made Technical Director by e-mail: p.scully@ucl.ac.uk.

For queries regarding the application process, please contact the Bartlett’s HR team via bartlett.arch.hr@ucl.ac.uk

The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work – please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

Interview Date: 18th September 2019

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department.

This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore UCL will not be able to sponsor individuals who require right to work in the UK to carry out this role.

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