Technician – Chemical Process and Chemistry


Technician – Chemical Process and Chemistry

£29,593 - £32,040

FORTH VALLEY COLLEGE, Middlefield, Falkirk

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

, 8 Jul | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: 25-07-2024 (In 9 days)

job Ref: FVC01187

Full Job Description

Technician – Chemical Process and Chemistry 

£29,593 - £32,040

1.0 FTE / 35 Hours

Based at Falkirk Campus


The Department of STEM and Construction wish to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic Chemical Process and Chemistry Technician to work with lecturing staff to support learners across SCQF levels 5 to 8. You will work across all areas of the Chemical Process, Chemical Engineering and Chemistry delivery in the Process Laboratory, Instrumentation Laboratory and general Science laboratory. 

Key duties in this post include:

Working safely and adhering to Health and Safety protocols

Preparing materials and solutions and setting up equipment or use in practical classes

Maintaining, running and demonstrating the Process Laboratory Equipment

Fault finding on equipment 

Demonstrating and running equipment in the Instrumentation laboratory including GS/HPLC and IR

Setting up and carrying out demonstrations in the laboratories to students

Retrieving and clearing away equipment and materials

Monitoring and restocking consumables in the laboratories

Stocktaking in particular with the annual stock take 

Ensuring all equipment is working correctly

Supporting the teaching staff and other technicians in the department.

You will ideally be educated to a minimum of HNC level in a related subject, this will be a Chemistry based subject, ideally an HNC in Chemical Process Technology or Chemical Engineering although applicants with relevant industrial experience and relevant SVQ will be considered. You will be an adaptable and innovative individual with a passion for. Ideally you will have experience working in a similar role. 

Travel between campuses will be required as part of this role and therefore a driving license is desirable.

*Pay award confirmed for 1 September 2024*

Please note the College is currently undergoing a National Job Evaluation process and therefore all salaries are subject to the outcome of this process.