Building Service Technician – Floating

Office of the School of Clinical Medicine

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 13th Jan 2022
  • Salary: £18,529-£20,600
  • REF: RA29714
  • Closes: 01st February 2022
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

The School of Clinical Medicine is seeking to recruit a floating Building Service Technician which will provide support across three research buildings, the Clifford Allbutt/Island Research Building, Hutchison Building and new Research Building (opening in spring 2022) which are all located on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. The role holder will provide cover to the existing building services teams, covering a range of duties.

The role holder will provide general laboratory support to the buildings and research groups ensuring adequate supplies of glassware and consumables and disposal of laboratory waste to support research activity. The role also assist with glass wash duties and goods in, incl. accepting deliveries, checking their contents and receipt goods using the University Financial System.

Other duties will include filling of liquid nitrogen containers; hazardous waste processing and changing CO2 cylinders as well as identifying and carrying out minor repairs within the building e.g. putting up shelves, changing lamps/light bulbs, and water filters as required.

As this role supports teams across the various buildings, the individual will need to adapt to the different environments and provide cover as required. The duties day to day will vary.

Ideally you will have previous experience in carrying out repairs and dealing with goods processing, while experience in the operation of autoclaves would be an advantage.

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Closing date: 1st February 2022.

Interview date: TBC.

Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online application form.

Please include details of your referees, including e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RA29714 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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