Sunday , August 14 2022

UCT Vacancies Cape Town – Technical Assistant

Website University of Cape Town

Job Description:

The incumbent must be an energetic, motivated, strongly disciplined individual, who is comfortable in a multiuser laboratory environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The incumbent will also fulfill support duties to a Senior Technical Officer with regards to the gas supply system in the Catalysis Institute.
  • Introduction of new students/interns/staff to selected instruments based on existing SOPs.
  • Tasks will include basic maintenance of laboratory equipment and housekeeping duties.
  • Perform duties, as deemed necessary by the Laboratory Manager, of routine technical services in the Catalysis Institute.
  • Assist the Chief Technical Officer/Laboratory manager and Senior Technical Officers in the smooth operation of the Catalysis Institute’s laboratories.

Job Requirements:

  • Familiarity with Safety, Health and Environmental procedures in a laboratory environment.
  • A minimum one year’s exposure to a multiuser laboratory environment.
  • Good laboratory practices, able to communicate in verbal and written form with a large user group.
  • A minimum of a National Diploma (NDip) or equivalent in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.
  • Computer literacy (basic Microsft office).

Job Details:

Company: University of Cape Town

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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