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Position: Mechanical Designer
Institution: University College London
Department: Space & Climate Physics
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The role is to support design, manufacture and assembly of instrumentation for either laboratory use or space flight. It involves working with mechanical engineers, other design engineers and workshop technicians. A positive outlook and the ability to work in a team with clear deadlines are important. The post holder will work within project teams to assist the development, build and test of instrument or subsystems for the laboratory's space projects. The work carried out will support either instrument development during the study phase of space programmes, fulfil instrument design requirements during the build phase or support mechanical test programmes
Requirements: A Higher National Certificate in mechanical design or equivalent training is a requirement and a good understanding of workshop practices and material capabilities. The successful candidate would require experience in creating and maintaining CAD models and file, create and interpret engineering drawings. He/she would also require mechanical design experience and a proven track record of manufactured designs
   
Text: Mechanical Designer, - Ref:1782414 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Space & Climate Physics Location of position Dorking Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary ?35,328 - ?42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Applications are invited for the post of Mechanical Designer in the mechanical and thermal engineering group at The Mullard Space Science Laboratory of University College London. MSSL is based in the Surrey Hills near Dorking in Surrey. The role is to support design, manufacture and assembly of instrumentation for either laboratory use or space flight. It involves working with mechanical engineers, other design engineers and workshop technicians. A positive outlook and the ability to work in a team with clear deadlines are important. The post holder will work within project teams to assist the development, build and test of instrument or subsystems for the laboratory's space projects. The work carried out will support either instrument development during the study phase of space programmes, fulfil instrument design requirements during the build phase or support mechanical test programmes. Other duties would include: working within project teams to gain an understanding of the design requirements and mechanical interfaces; the ability to assess the feasibility of a proposed design by evaluating different concepts; support instrument testing. The post is funded for 2 years in the first instance. Key Requirements A Higher National Certificate in mechanical design or equivalent training is a requirement and a good understanding of workshop practices and material capabilities (completion of a recognised apprenticeship would be seen as an advantage). The successful candidate would require experience in creating and maintaining CAD models and file,create and interpret engineering drawings. He/she would also require mechanical design experience and a proven track record of manufactured designs. Further Details More detailed information about the post, a job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. Be aware we value a response on the essential and desirable job skills, without copy/pasted CV's. To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. Further details about MSSL can be found on ( www.ucl.ac.uk/mssl ). If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Suzanne Winter ( s.winter@ucl.ac.uk ). We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 8 Feb 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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