We’re hiring a Workshop Technician

By Krisi

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.

Want more news from Makerversity?

sign up to our mailing list and receive inspiring updates, hot off the press
Posted By Krisi
Managing Director