Job ref no.: 220622003-IE
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Assistant Technical Officer

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Assistant Technical Officer (Ref. 220622003-IE)


The appointee will be responsible for all technical tasks and administrative duties for the Concrete Materials Laboratory and be required to:

(a) supervise laboratory sessions and assist in the fabrication, setup and instrumentation for student and research projects which are carried out in or outside the laboratories / workshops of the Department;

(b) provide technical support for preparing and testing of cement and concrete using conventional and advanced equipment;

(c) coordinate teaching and research support activities among the laboratories / workshops of the Department;

(d) provide assistance to academics in charge of laboratories in management, and development of laboratories and workshops;

(e) provide support to departmental events, e.g. University Information Day or Orientation Day etc.; and

(f) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Unit or his delegates.


Applicants should:

(a) have a higher diploma (or equivalent) or above level in Applied Chemistry, Applied Physics, Materials Science, Materials Engineering, Civil Engineering or other related disciplines;

(b) have at least three years of relevant post-qualification experience;

(c) be competent in operating advanced instrumentation for cement and concrete testing; and

(d) be fluent in Cantonese, English and Putonghua.

Preference will be given to those who have a valid driving licence of class 2 or above, and those who have working experience in laboratories and/or workshops in tertiary institutions. 

Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.


Please submit an application through PolyU’s career website ( Consideration of applications will commence on 6 July 2022 until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities. 

More job information
Job ref no. 220622003-IE
Job Function
  • Hunghom
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 3 years
Career Level
  • Entry level
  • Asso. Deg or High Dip
  • Degree