Post Date: 03 Aug 2018

Functions: Education
Types: Full Time
Education: Bachelor Degree
Salary: -
Location: -

The University of Hong Kong

Technical Officer

Applications are invited for the above post.


Department of Civil Engineering

Technical Officer (Ref.: 201801169) (to commence on October 1, 2018 or as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent, with hands-on experience in the operation of material and structural testing systems, preferably with at least 2 years' relevant work experience. Knowledge of solid mechanics and electronics would be helpful. They should be competent in general computer applications and possess a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese. Apart from being self-motivated in learning across disciplines, responsible and well-organized, they should also possess good problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and as a team player in a multi-disciplinary environment. The appointee will be expected to assist the teaching staff primarily in the daily operation of testing laboratories, including the Concrete Laboratory, Material Testing Pool, and the Structural Engineering Laboratory for undergraduate courses and research projects. On-job training of the operation of equipment will be provided. Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Department at . Closes August 25, 2018.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointments on fixed-term will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.


Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at . Further particulars can be obtained at . The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency.

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