TECHNICAL SUPPORT OFFICER
(Centre for Research and Applied Learning in Science)
Essential Job Functions
The Technical Support Officer (CRADLΣ) will be required to support the day-to-day operations of a teaching/research lab. He/She will maintain scientific and prototyping equipment (commercial and home-built) and computer systems, assist with the procurement of equipment, services & materials, maintain a stock of lab consumables, and with prototyping and small-scale manufacturing of components or experimental setups. He/She will provide logistics support for classes, workshops and similar events, such as setting up/clearing experiments, packing materials, and perform general lab house-keeping (including administrative tasks such as maintaining inventory, licenses, maintenance records, equipment usage tracking and billing). Occasionally, he/she may assist as a supporting facilitator for classes.
He/She will work individually and as part of a team of technical staff to keep laboratories/workplaces safe, participate in risk assessments, and may have to serve as a certified first aider. This also involves training/supervising staff and students in the safe use of tools and equipment and ensuring that safety protocols are followed.
The candidate should have a good general understanding of science/technology (in particular physical/mechanical/electrical) and demonstrate the ability to apply such knowledge in practical, engineering-type work. He/She must be a keen learner and be able to pick up/refine skills in prototyping, troubleshooting and maintenance.
The candidate must be able to manage his/her responsibilities independently in a fast-paced work environment. An organized, responsible and proactive attitude, in particular with regard to lab safety, is important. Occasional work on weekends/public holidays may be required.
The candidate must have a strong command of English (oral and written) and be able to work with staff and students from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds.
How to apply
An attractive remuneration that commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered to the successful candidate.
Interested applicants should follow the below steps, stating full personal and career details, current and expected salary and contact number within the form.
- Download and complete the Job Application Form
- Complete the form, and either post it to the address below, or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org (with accompanying image)
Address: Human Resources Department, Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081