Workshop Technician

Plumpton College
Plumpton Green, Lewes BN7 3AE [East Sussex]
£17,826 - £20,082 Per Year, 26 days holiday, local government pension scheme
12 Nov 2020 10:37
26 Nov 2020 09:00
Further Education
Job Level
Engineering / Motor Vehicle
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
Land-based College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Workshop Technician

We are looking for a dedicated Workshop Technician to join our exciting and expanding department. Our well established and wide-ranging workshops include a large forge with extensive metalwork programs, 20 welding bays, a thriving motor vehicle section as well as land-based engineering.

With a multitude of machinery, tractors and equipment we are looking for a technician with a broad knowledge of how to operate in a busy and diverse workshop environment. With high numbers of students, it is imperative that professional standards are demonstrated and in return you will be working in a unique and rewarding setting.

Whilst not essential, the ideal candidate will have experience of how a forge operates as well as a competent knowledge of machinery, plant and vehicles. They will also need to be organised, hardworking and a confident team player who is adaptable and happy to take initiative.   

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 5 efficiency closure days at Christmas), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and free on-site parking. This role requires a willingness to undertake some bank holiday working.  This role is a permanent contract on a full-time basis. 

To apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website

Closing date for applications: Thursday 26th November 2020 at 9.00am

Interviews will be held: Monday 30th November


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