University of Oxford


The Department of Physics seeks to appoint an electrical technician to join their multi skilled in -house building services team.  This is an interesting and varied position within one of the largest academic departments in the University of Oxford. The department currently occupies five buildings.

The post is permanent and full time.

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees’ wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

•               An excellent contributory pension scheme

•               38 days annual leave

•               A comprehensive range of childcare services

•               Family leave schemes

•               Cycle loan scheme

•               Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans

•               Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs 

As the successful candidate, you work with our Senior Electrician, and be responsible for all electrical works in our building services team. This will include additions & alterations to existing circuits, data cabling, emergency light testing, and general day to day maintenance of equipment.

You will also undertake electrical strip outs, installations, and inspection & testing as part of key refurbishment projects.

This is an interesting role that offers the opportunity to work in some of the University’s iconic buildings.

You will need an electrical qualification to at least City and Guilds part 3 or equivalent level, with City and Guilds 2382 18th edition, and with City and Guilds 2394 test and inspection.

City and Guilds electrical design would also be useful.

You will also need to demonstrate good communication skills, and be comfortable using IT software such as email and spreadsheets.

Above all, you need to motivated with have a positive approach to problem-solving, and also enjoy working as part of a small friendly team.

We would be interested in talking to you about the role, so please get in touch with our HR recruitment team if you have any questions.

The closing date for applications is midday 17 March 2023. Please apply by uploading a supporting statement outlining your skills and experience, along with your CV and details of two referees as part of your online application.

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