DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Assistant Technical Officer (Ref. 220808005-IE)
The appointee will be responsible for all technical tasks and administrative duties for the Structural Engineering Research Laboratory. He/She will be required to:
(a) supervise laboratory sessions and assist in the fabrication, setup, instrumentation and testing of research projects, which are carried out in or outside the laboratories / workshops of the Department;
(b) provide technical support and operate Multi-purpose Testing Systems, loading frames, actuators, data acquisition systems, LVDTs, loadcells, inclinometers, overhead crane, forklift truck, etc.;
(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, safety, maintenance and development of laboratories / workshops;
(e) provide support to departmental events, e.g. University Information Day and Orientation Day; and
(f) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Unit or his/her delegates.
Applicants should have:
(a) a recognised degree / higher diploma in Civil & Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other related disciplines;
(b) at least three years of relevant post-qualification experience, preferably with experience in administration or management of workshops or laboratories in tertiary institutions;
(c) a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, with fluency in Putonghua; and
(d) strong analytical skills, and good interpersonal and communication skills.
Preference will be given to those with a valid driving licence of class 2 or above.