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Darlington College

0.5 Electrical Technician

Job ID. 851583
College Ref No. FEJobs/17/18:56B
To offer technical and practical support to Senior Lecturer/Lecturer and Instructors within the Directorate.
How To Apply
  • College: Darlington College, Darlington
  • Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Salary: £7562-£8260
  • Contract: Part Time and Permanent
  • Job Expires: 13 August 2018 @ 12PM


• 0.50 FTE Technician (BS3) within electrical installation. To offer technical and practical support to Senior Lecturer/Lecturer and Instructors within the Directorate.

Role includes managing stock, materials and equipment. Ensuring that equipment is in a good state of repair along with ordering of subject associated materials and equipment. There will be a requirement to maintain, modify and repair the test and Inspection rigs used in C&G 2365 Level 3, C&G 2357 Apprentice Framework and C&G 5357 Apprentice Standard.


Job Title: Technician

Grade: BS3

Reporting to: Line Manager

1. Purpose of Job

To offer technical and practical support to Senior Lecturer/Lecturer and Instructors within the Directorate.

2. Principle Accountabilities

2.1 To assist in the organisation and maintenance of the workshops, stores and teaching areas within the Directorate, generally with more specific responsibilities within the workshops.

2.2 To assist in the maintenance of stores, tools and equipment within the Directorate.

2.3 To monitor and maintain stock records as required, issue and receive stores and maintain an acceptable standard of security for the stores.

2.4 To ensure an adequate supply of materials are available to accommodate the practical assessments the students are required to undertake by liaising with the tutors.

2.5 To assist tutor to ensure an adequate supply of materials and working space is maintained at all times.

2.6 To replace, repair and maintain all tools within the area as required. To oversee the tool stores and keep tool records up to date.

2.7 To monitor the machinery performance, to clean, empty, check and maintain the machinery.

2.8 To monitor and check the workshop areas in line with Health & Safety requirements.

2.9 To conform, where required, to the Health and Safety at Work Act, the Electricity at Work Act (portable appliances) and COSHH regulations. This may involve assisting in maintaining data records for the aforementioned legislation.

2.10 To carry out such work, as necessary, to update equipment and stores in line with current trends.

2.11 To comply with all college policies and procedures in particular to those relating to Finance, Personnel, Health & Safety and Equal Opportunities.

2.12 To undertake such work, commensurate with grade and ability, as requested by the management.




NVQ Level 3/BTEC National/2 A Levels or equivalent craft qualification.

NVQ Level 4/Degree or equivalent professional qualification.

First Aid Certificate.

Work Experience:

Appropriate work experience within the relevant environment.

Special Aptitudes:

Ability to work to high standards of safety and tight schedules.

High degree of flexibility required.

A commitment to safeguarding younger students and vulnerable adults.


Develop knowledge and skills.

Promote professionalism in clients.

Identify solutions to efficient and effective operation of the workshop.

Disposition/ Attitude:

Good interpersonal skills.


Equal Opportunities

Darlington College is committed to recognising and promoting equality and diversity within the community. We wish to provide a working and learning environment that acknowledges the richness of diversity and recognises the positive contributions of men and women of different social backgrounds, cultures, religions, abilities, ages and sexual orientation.

Applications are therefore welcomed from all persons regardless of their sex, marital status, ethnic origin, disability, religious belief, age or sexual orientation provided they have the necessary attributes to carry out the job role.

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

Child protection is the responsibility of all staff. The College will therefore:•Encourage and maintain an environment where students feel secure, are encouraged to talk, and are listened to•Ensure students know that there are staff in the College whom they can approach if they are worried•Include opportunities in the curriculum for students to develop the skills they need to recognise and stay safe from abuse •All staff will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding induction and training.

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College Details

Darlington College
Central Park
Haughton Road

Phase: Colleges (FE/HE)
No. of Pupils: 0