London South East Colleges

Construction Technician 236/2018

London, United Kingdom
01 Nov 2018
14 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
GFE College
London South East Colleges is a successful and innovative College operating with sites across Bromley, Orpington, Bexley and Greenwich. With nearly 14,000 students and 1,000 members of staff, the College is a major employer in the area and makes a significant impact on the lives and future prospects of its learners who travel from across London to study with us. The College is also the sponsor of London South East Academies Trust, a growing Multi Academy which is rapidly developing a track record of academic and financial success. With a combined turnover of circa GBP 65m and the ambitious growth plans of the group, there has never been a better time to join this exciting organisation.

We are looking for an experienced Construction Technician to join our STEM department.

The main focus of the role is to maintain high standards of health and safety within our practical workshop across our STEM department and in particular our brick and carpentry workshops. You will also be required to maintain high industry standards for maintaining good house-keeping techniques. In addition the role's considerable duty is to prepare practical resources for lessons within our workshop environments; under the guidance and direction of our teaching team.

The ideal candidate will have a Level 1 qualification in a relevant construction discipline and be able to demonstrate sound and safe working practices. Ideally you will have experience in working within the industry and will be able to reviewing risk assessments but this is not essential and training and support is available for the right candidate.

To be successful, you must have excellent organisational skills and communication skills to be able to relate with a wide range of people. You must be able to work safely at all times in accordance with College and department risk assessments.

As the College supports a number of children and vulnerable adults, all staff are exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Accordingly, most staff will be subject to either a 'Standard' or 'Enhanced' DBS (formerly CRB) which confirms there is no barring in place.

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