Classic KTP Vacancy advertisement details

Reference: 3877/1

Location: Dungannon, Tyrone, BT71 6PU
Salary: £24,000-£34,000 per annum
Qualification required: Civil/Structural Engineering/Materials Science
Closing Date: 28 April 2019
KTP Advert Ref: 3877/1
We wish to recruit a highly skilled and motivated Graduate to work in Acheson & Glover (Dungannon) in collaboration with Queen’s for 36 months to develop a new range of concrete paving stones using surface treatments and additives to improve performance and appearance and use these materials to reduce urban heat islands.
Skills required: Qualifications we require:
Hold, or be about to obtain in July 2019, a 2.2 Honours Degree (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering or Material Science or a closely related discipline in an accredited degree programme.

Essential skills we require as a minimum:
Completion of a relevant research project, module or student placement. Applicants should indicate how their experience could be applied to this post.
3 months’ relevant work experience.
Understanding of concrete technology.*
Experience in Structural Testing.*
Experience in Mechanical Performance of Materials.*
*may be demonstrated through the completion of a module, student project or placement.
Candidates must demonstrate clearly how their qualifications and experience are relevant to the role.

It’s desirable that the successful candidate has…
Hold, or be about to obtain in July 2019, a 2.1 Honours Degree (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering or Material Science or a closely related discipline in an accredited degree programme.
Hold (or be about to obtain) a higher degree in a relevant discipline.
1 year relevant work experience.
Experience in Technical Report writing, SOPs.
Experience in microstructure analysis techniques (e.g. SEM, XRD, TG).
Experience in Environmental Exposure Analysis/Weathering tests.
Understanding of cement chemistry.*
 *may be demonstrated through the completion of a module, student project or placement.
Knowledge Base Partner: Queen's University Belfast
Company partner: Acheson & Glover Limited
Company business area: Design and manufacture a wide range of construction and landscaping products and solutions for both the commercial and the residential sectors.
Contact: KTP at QUB, Research and Enterprise Directorate,
Queen's University Belfast,
63 University Road,
Belfast
BT7 1NF, Tel: 028 90973970
Additional Info: https://bit.ly/2FOpiNG

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