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Maintenance Engineer: Tim Moss

This STEMNET resource describes the background and career of STEM Ambassador Tim Moss, a maintenance engineer working for Nottingham Express Transit. Tim has always been interested in all kinds of transport. His work involves researching transport technology and ensuring that Nottingham's tram system runs...

Lighting Control supervisor - Seb

Seb enjoyed technical subjects at school and particularly enjoys mending equipment or finding better ways to do things. His interest in stage lighting took him to White light lightening company as a technician. he now manages a team, providing technical supoprt to a range of events and ensuring the equipment works...

Senior pharmacy technician - Amy

After school, Amy initially studied childcare for two years before embarking upon a career in a pharmacy.  After 2 years training to be a technician, she now works at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust as part of a small team providing everything from parenteral nutrition to prescriptions for ...

Luke - mechanical CNC technician

Luke initially intended to become a carpenter before realising his interest in Mechanical Engineering. An application to the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory led to a mechanical apprenticeship. He now has expertise in manufacturing millimeter wave devices...

Joe - mechanical/ vibration technician

Joe studied engineering at college and started working as a mechanic for a manufacturer of batteries for satellites and spacecraft.  An opening at the Science and Technology Facility Council's RAL Space allowed him to harvest his interest in space and his role as mechanical technician allows him to...

Stage engineer - Tommy

Tommy gained an interest in engineering while helping out in his grandfather’s workshop. After studying at college he did an apprenticeship at the Royal Opera House’s production park in Purfleet. To gain broader experience he applied to work in the Opera...

Research technician - Dhanisha

During her first chemistry experiments in secondary school, Dhanisha was captivated by the discipline of lab work. Dhanisha’s main role is providing sole lab support on a multi-university research project into psoriasis. In...

CEO and co-founder of WeGym - Josh

Josh found school challenging but undertook a BTEC Level 2 computing course, studied for a Microsoft apprenticeship and was runner up apprentice of the year. Following an apprenticeship at eCourier he became manager of the technical department and appointed as Microsoft Apprenticeship Ambassador .Now as founder of...

Senior quality assurance manager -Yao

 

Yao studied Ancience Chinese music at University. She applied for the role in Quality assurance as the role looked interesting and varied. Having had great opportunities to advance in her career, she is now involved in quality control, customer satisfaction and managing the analytical laboratory. Every day...

Welding technician -Sophy

Sophy was passionate about Maths and Science at school. So much so her school encouraged her to complete a BTEC outside of school. On leaving school she became an apprentice  at Hydram and studied Mechanical Engineering. She is now full time, working as a Welding technician, working on the vehicles that keep the...

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