Technician in Low Carbon Heating Systems

United Kingdom
£22,017 to £25,482 Per annum
Jan 02, 2019
Feb 01, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type

The Department of Engineering at the University of Hull is one of the largest Departments within the Faculty of Science and Engineering. The Department has a long history of excellence in research and in the application of research to address real world problems. The challenges facing the world are complex and require a multidisciplinary approach. As a general engineering department, we are able to bring together a wide range of expertise, experience and facilities to solving such problems. The 'Energy Technologies Research Unit (ETRU)' is one of the most dynamic teams within the University and has achieved tremendous successes over the past six years. We're now trying to make engineering systems more energy efficient, greener in their effect on the environment and safe, robust and sustainable in operation.

The Department is seeking a full-time technician who will work on a BEIS (Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy) funded project. The post holder will work with a number of research fellows and PhD students at a lab space to carry out general mechanical and electrical works relating to a low carbon heating system. Further, the post holder will assist in the research fellows to complete the works as scheduled within the grant specifications.

You will need to have a good knowledge of mechanical and electrical techniques that can be put into practice to assist with prototype design. Knowledge and skills in heat pumps and solar heating is also desirable for this post.

This post is available immediately and is fixed term until 30/09/2021.

Informal enquiries about this role may be addressed to Professor Xudong Zhao, Email:

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