Technician: 3D Arts Fabrication

Technician: 3D Arts Fabrication

Are you creative and have skills working with wood, metal and plastics?

We are looking for a 3D fabrication specialist who can provide technical expertise and guidance to students studying across a range of our academic courses including fine art, design, and architecture programmes.

The role is based in our 3D Workshop which has facilities for woodwork, metalwork, mould-making, casting and foundry, CNC machining, 3D printing, plastics and foam forming and model-making.

We are seeking someone with professional knowledge and skills who can help students produce creative, innovative, and contemporary solutions by providing expert advice and guidance, from identifying appropriate techniques, materials and processes to support in undertaking projects to meet learning outcomes. This role is student focussed, instructing and supervising users in safe use of materials and equipment. The role holder will also be responsible for specialist equipment, consumables, and for equipment maintenance.

This position also involves being able to provide appropriate support for academic teaching through delivering technical sessions to student groups, supporting academic lead sessions, and providing one to one support to students, it will also require using your experience and knowledge to develop and produce relevant instructional technical guides in appropriate formats

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate skilled fabrication ability in their area of specialism and will join a team of highly skilled technical colleagues who have extensive experience with 3D fabrication methods and of supporting students. The postholder will have knowledge of relevant health and safety requirements and be able to maintain safe working.

We would like somebody who is friendly, helpful, committed, able to communicate, prioritise and organise work effectively, and who enjoys problem solving, working with others and using their initiative. They will also have awareness of a variety of techniques related to creative art and design practices.

Candidates will be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or have equivalent proven professional industry experience in a similar role. We are regularly investing in new technology so we’ll need someone with an active interest and awareness of industry trends, products, and developments.

Salary: £28,756 to £33,309 per annum
Closing Date: 08/07/2022 5:00 pm
Interview Date: 02/08/2022


Application forms should be emailed to

If you require any further information regarding our vacancies please contact Human Resources:
+44 (0)1603 610561

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