Technical Instructor in Metal Engineering & Fabrication

Royal College of Art

Full time

Battersea, London, UK

£33,086 - £37,917 per annum




6 October 2022, 00:00:00

The Royal College of Art is the UK’s only entirely postgraduate institution of art and design, dedicated to teaching, research and knowledge exchange with industry. The RCA has been ranked the number one university-level institution for art and design, internationally, for the eighth consecutive year according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022.

We are looking for an experienced, adaptable, dynamic, highly motivated and outcome-focused person to work with our technical support team at the Royal College of Art.

The day job as a Technical Instructor in Metal Engineering & Fabrication Technical Specialist:

*Provide technical instruction, support, advice and demonstrations Technical Instructor in Metal Engineering & Fabrication
*Support the growth of 3D Making Metal Engineering & Fabrication services across the College, including the buying and setting up of new equipment and services.
*Continual learning as part of a dynamic team.
*Assist students and staff in problem solving and finding technical solutions.
*Maintain specialist equipment and safety and keep accurate records.
*Support College Teaching, Learning, Research activity that may require Metal Engineering & Fabrication as appropriate for the role.

What you will need to have:

*Knowledge and experience in turning, milling, drilling, cutting, guillotining, welding, sanding/polishing and finishing materials, predominantly metals.
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in a dynamic, fast paced environment.
*The ability to use initiative and work as part of a team.
*Excellent organisational, time management, planning and problem solving skills
*Excellent user focus and a flexible approach
*Some experience of working with the digital manufacture of metals would be desirable but not essential
*Experience of creating online learning materials is desirable.
*Knowledge of Health and Safety issues and Risk Assessment procedures

The Recruitment Process:

As part of your application you may be invited to an initial assessment on Zoom, a technical test and formal interview.

The Royal College of Art is committed to creating an environment of mutual respect, where differences are valued and celebrated and where innovation, creativity and diversity can flourish.

We welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community and recognise some may need additional support completing an online application process, for example dyslexia. If this application is not accessible to you and you wish to declare a learning difference or disability then you may request to submit an audio or video file, or speak to us about other ways in which we can support your application -

The Royal College of Art is an equal opportunities employer. The College particularly welcomes applications from all sections of the community and would particularly encourage members of minority groups to apply.

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