We’re hiring a Workshop Technician

By Makerversity

That’s right, we are looking for someone with workshop technician experience and a passion for making and education to join our team at Makerversity London.

The role is exciting and challenging and requires a broad range of skills. The successful candidate will be assisting the workshop manager in the day-to-day running of the space and supporting member businesses.

About Makerversity

Makerversity is a work space for start-up creative businesses at Somerset House, London. We provide access to a range of fabrication and prototyping tools, spaces, event and learning facilities. We have two sites – one in London, open since 2013 and Amsterdam, just opened!

Our London site consists of 6 workshops, divided as such: General Workshop, Assembly Space, Joinery Room, Digital Workshop, Textile Workshop and 3D Printing Area.

Job title: Workshop Technician

Reporting to: Head of Makerversity Workshops

Working hours: Full time. 9am – 6pm


  • Inducting members in the safe use of the space and equipment
  • Maintaining a clean and safe environment
  • Supporting and assisting members with the use of machines and project advice
  • Maintaining and repairing machines
  • Installing new equipment
  • Supporting our learning team with workshops
  • Managing our in-house services to members
  • Helping to develop and improve the member offering

Ideal applicants would have the following experience and skill set:

  • Experience in operating and maintaining traditional and digital workshop machinery (e.g woodworking (including CNC tools), 3D print, Digital, textiles).
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety requirements for open access workshop machinery
  • Organised and takes pride in a well-managed space
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Confident communicator
  • Reliable, flexible and a team player – able to work well with others

Useful but not required:

CAD skills: Illustrator, Fusion 360, Solidworks.
Experience in delivering making workshops.
Experience in design for prototype / manufacture.


Salary: 20k – 22k

Application deadline: Monday 22nd August, by 17.00

To apply please send your CV and covering letter  to jobs@makerversity.org and detail your availability to start work.

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