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Are you willing to work as a technician in the higher education sector? This post will show you how to get a technician job.

Generally, technicians are found in most educational institutions, including colleges. Technicians play a significant role in the academic sector of any college. They are often referred to as the backbone of any higher education institution.

Working as a college technician is both an exciting and revealing experience that comes with so many bonuses you wouldn’t want to pass up. This role is suitable for you if you are more of a “handy person” and you are extremely good at fixing things. If you also have zero problems working full time or part time with students in the higher education sector, teaching them, and also learning a thing or two, you will fit perfectly.

Taking up this opportunity will require certain skills and attributes from you which will include; commitment and dedication towards learning and teaching students, diligence in overall work output, careful attention to detail, high organisational and managerial skills, a good communication skill both in verbally and written.

Patience and a good ability to work with others are attributes your employers will want you to have. You should develop the ability to explain terms succinctly to students that are assigned to you. You should also demonstrate flexibility in other to work with and provide support for a good number of people.

Since the primary role of this job is to assist in teaching students, you should have the ability to learn specific and practical techniques and apply this knowledge to solve technical problems. You will also need to have excellent record keeping skills and good time management skills in other to work on several different projects at the same time.

Apart from the personal qualifications that will be vital in this position, some educational criteria will also prove advantageous, this will include-

  • A degree in a relevant field
  • Good IT skills such as Microsoft word and excel.
  • Any previous work experience as a technician will also prove helpful.

Taking up this job means you will constantly play the “behind the scenes” role in the institution you work with. You will play an important role in the day to day activities of any research laboratory you are assigned to. You will also be actively involved in tutoring and mentoring students for educational excellence. Some of your core responsibilities will include-

Ensuring that practical teaching areas and workshops are properly managed and maintained.

  • Assisting students with research projects.
  • Maintaining and repairing machines and equipment found in the laboratory.
  • Supporting the work of teachers in classes and laboratory sessions and giving technical advice to staff and students.
  • Liaising with academic staff to discuss timetables, equipment requirements, and work plans.
  • Writing reports, reviews, and summaries.
  • Staying up to date with relevant and scientific developments.
  • Dealing with general queries, assisting with the setup, and cleaning of apparatus.
  • Take on further roles as this job may demand.

These responsibilities may vary over time, however as you progress you will take on more responsibility as well as supervision and management of the staff of the laboratory. 

If you meet all the requirements and would like to make the most of this opportunity, then hurry now and start your application.

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Technician - Engineering

Peterborough [Cambridgeshire]

Peterborough Regional College

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Barnet,London,United Kingdom

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