CAPSE Senior Technician X 2

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The Centre for Automotive Power Systems Engineering (CAPSE) is Wales’ only independent research, development, test and certification house undertaking cutting-edge research and knowledge transfer activities within the advanced automotive and power systems engineering sectors.  CAPSE is experiencing a period of significant growth as it expands its testing and validation services to a wider group of commercial clients, assisting the automotive industry with its shift to all-electric and hybrid.


The Senior Technician role will support engineering teams with the delivery of significant levels of commercial programmes and knowledge transfer activities to a number of leading organisations and sectors on a local, national and international level. The role will be a technical role, with the successful applicant having experience of technologies associated with the low-carbon automotive and renewable energy sectors. The person will have experience of supporting wider technical teams in putting together testing fixtures and setups as well working with other technical people as part of a multi-disciplinary project. He/she should also have demonstrable abilities of such technical roles in relation to the testing of energy storage technologies, with a major focus on battery technologies. They should also be willing to support wider academic duties such as PhD student tests/experiment setup. For full details, please see the full person specification along with job role and/or contact CAPSE Principal Engineer, Thomas Stockley via email to discuss further.


This positions are based at the Pontypridd (Treforest) Campus of the University of South Wales.


The posts will be on a fixed shift working pattern:-


1 post working days 9am to 5pm  


1 post working afternoons 2pm to 10pm (8pm – 10pm paid at unsociable hourly rate)


The terms and conditions of the post (including grade and salary) will be those of the University of South Wales.


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Name of Institution
University of South Wales
Professional / Specialist
*£25,217 - £29,176 per annum
U002407 & U011203
Closing Date
Job Description
Person Specification Document
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