Exhibition & Facilities Technician

Organisation: Dundee Science Centre

Salary: £20,000 - £27,000 (starting salary will be £22,000 - £23,000 depending on experience)

Location: Dundee

Contract: Fixed term 12-month contract – Full time 37.5hours, flexible working considered

Dundee Science Centre is currently looking for an experienced and motivated individual to join our team to fulfil the pivotal role of Exhibition & Facilities Technician in a fulltime capacity.

The Exhibition & Facilities Technician will support the IT & Facilities Manager ensuring the smooth running and maintenance of the exhibition and building facilities, responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the exhibits, the building, surrounding grounds, infrastructure, plant and equipment, you will also ensure all Health & Safety aspects are adhered to.

Working closely with the IT & Facilities Manager you will ensure all exhibits on the exhibition floor are fully functioning. You will be accountable for the operation, maintenance, repair, development and fabrication of Dundee Science Centre (DSC) electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical exhibits and equipment.

You will be a key holder with responsibility for opening and securing the building when required. You will also be one of the designated members of staff contacted in the event of an alarm call out and will carry out the role of ‘call out’ support as and when required for the needs of the business.

The post holder will be a proactive, forward thinking individual who possesses a wide range of experience in the relevant areas required, who uses their initiative and is willing to learn new skills while enjoying a challenge.

The successful candidate will have a positive, resourceful, and confident nature with the ability to work independently and play a key role in the operation of the Centre as well as having a flexible approach to working hours.

You will be able to interpret and work to technical drawings and have no issue working at heights or within confined spaces. You will have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and have excellent project management skills.

We are looking for someone who is conscientious and hard working, with a proven track record of finding solutions and who wants to work in a fast-paced environment and make a difference to society by supporting the work we are trying to carry out at Dundee Science Centre.

You will have the required qualification or relevant experience, excellent communication and organisation skills.

You will work flexibly within the Dundee Science Centre team; hours of work to be discussed, flexible working will be considered, and weekend and evening work will be required.

For further information please view the detailed job description on our website: To apply for the post, please submit your CV and a covering letter, clearly indicating your suitability for the role.

Application Deadline: Sunday 23/05/2021