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Respirator Fit Test Technician

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We are looking for a respirator fit test technician to join our Individual Protection and Chamber Services team in our CBR Division,

Are you seeking an exciting work environment to learn and develop within, in a vitally significant role?
Are you great at building positive working relationships and have strong organisational skills?
We are looking for a respirator fit test technician to join our Individual Protection and Chamber Services team (CBR Division), to ensure that Dstl’s Respiratory Protection Equipment (RPE) requirements are met, whilst assisting the delivery of high impact science and technology to support UK Defence.
Full training will be provided.
In this role, you will •Ensure staff are fitted correctly to offer the respiratory protection performance required to undertake and deliver their work as required. •Provide guidance on site-wide RPE requirements and policy. •Provide respirator fitting support to operational response training requirements. •Provide off-site fitting support (requiring short periods of time away from home) for wider MOD where necessary. •Provide support to the wider technical community through lab maintenance and upkeep; and subsequently supporting respiratory protection based trials as required.
We are looking for someone who •Has an ambitious, hard-working attitude who is able to work to, and understand RPE requirements in a safety critical role. •Can work with a wide stakeholder community and solve problems as and when they arise. •Has the ability to liaise with the workplace manager (WPM) and technical staff to support for the management, operation, and testing within the respiratory protection laboratories. •Has a desire for continuous professional development and to learn and develop in a niche environment.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
• This is a predominantly customer facing role therefore excellent interpersonal skills are required. • Microsoft Office tools
Security clearance required This is a RESERVED position and requires full UK Security Clearance. Candidates should have resided in the UK for the past 5 years and hold Full UK Nationality. Dual Nationals cannot be considered for these roles.
Dstl recognises the importance of diversity and inclusion as people from diverse backgrounds bring fresh ideas. We are committed to building an inclusive working environment in which each employee fulfils their potential and maximises their contribution.
Please see the attached Respirator fit test technician role profile for further details

Person specification

Essential • This is a predominantly customer facing role therefore excellent interpersonal skills are required. • Microsoft Office tools
Desirable • Previous laboratory experience. • Domain specific experience as appropriate.

Qualifications

Essential GSCE Maths, English and Science.
Desirable A-Level’s (or equivalent) in a scientific or technical discipline are highly desirable (but not essential).

Technical skills

We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:

  • Please provide an example of working collaboratively within a team. What was your role and impact?
  • Give an example of a project or task you have undertaken. What was the outcome?
  • Please tell us why you are applying for the role and what interests you about it?

Further information

Please note that Dstl will be contacting candidates via email and you should check your junk mail folder regularly. Any attachments may not be available via smart phone or tablet views.
 
 
Salary:
Between £16,267 and £17,195 Per Annum
Position:
Permanent
Closing Date:
26th May 2019

Dstl

Dstl Porton Down, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 0JQ

Contact

Dstl Resourcing Team

E: dstlrecruitment@dstl.gov.uk

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