• Location: SWANSEA, Swansea, SA2 9EB
  • Subject: Technician
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary Range: £21,408 - £22,232
  • Language: English

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Workshop Technician with CNC experience

Workshop Technician with CNC experience

Gower College Swansea
About us:

Gower College Swansea is one of the largest colleges in Wales with a strong reputation for high quality teaching and learning. We have six campuses across the city with over 4,500 full time learners and 10,000 part time learners. We currently have a turnover of over £50 million making us a major employer in the region with approximately 1,000 staff.

At Gower College Swansea we are passionate about investing in our staff and looking after their wellbeing to ensure they feel supported in work and also at home.

The role:

This post is an excellent opportunity for someone to step into teaching.

37 hours per week
£21,408 - £22,232 per annum
Tycoch & Gorseinon Campuses

Key Responsibilities:

Aid staff and be the first point of contact for learners using XYZ CNC lathe and milling machines in addition to manual machines
Maintaining a safe and efficient workshop, ensuring compliance, maintenance and servicing of machines is kept up to date, and keep stock of consumables and material supplies
To keep technical knowledge up to date in the safe operation of manual and XYZ CNC machines

About you:

Hold a Level 3 qualification in a relevant engineering discipline
Hold a CNC Miller/Lathe operator certification
Be able to interpret CAD drawings
Proven track record of working in a relevant role

Benefits for you:

28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, and the college is closed for two weeks over the Christmas period
A Local Government Pension Scheme with an average employer contribution of 21% (2023)
Free Parking
Discounted Sport Centre gym membership for £60 per year
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We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our organisation.

If you wish to continue your application journey using Welsh Language, please visit our Cymraeg site. We encourage Welsh Language applications as we recognise the importance of delivering services in Welsh, and the need to grow our bilingual workforce.

Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.

The successful candidate must go through First Responder training and undertake the duties. Upon completion of training, you will receive an additional £50 per month.

Please note that we are expecting a high volume applicants for this vacancy. If we do, we may close the post before the specified date, therefore an early application is recommended.

Appointments will normally be made to the bottom of the salary scale with annual increments on 1st August each year (subject to a start date before 1st February).