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Laboratory and Workshop Lead (Department of the Bulit Environment)

Date: 01-Jun-2023

Location: COLLEGE OF DESIGN & ENG, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description


To be responsible for the effective and efficient operations of the laboratories and workshops, which include overseeing the day-to-day activities of the laboratories, supervising laboratory staff, managing laboratory equipment and supplies, as well as ensuring operations and processes are in compliance with safety regulations and standard.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1.    Oversee day-to-day operations of the laboratories and workshops.
2.    Manage and supervise laboratory staff, including their training and development.
3.    Maintain laboratory equipment and facilities, as well as storage of chemicals.
4.    Ensure laboratory operations, including usage and storage of chemicals, are in compliance with relevant requirements, regulations and standards.
5.    Prepare, maintain and update laboratory documents, reports and records.
6.    Develop and implement laboratory policies and procedures, as well as relevant risk assessments.
7.    Coordinate with the department’s teaching staff to support the conduct of training for students in the laboratories and workshops.
8.    Manage the budget and procurement of laboratory equipment and teaching materials.
9.    Assume the role of safety lead and manage the safety and health management system, laboratory inspections and audits, as well as safety training of laboratory staff.
10.  Any other tasks as and when assigned.



Job Requirements


•    Bachelor’s degree in construction, building sciences, engineering or equivalent.
•    Minimum of five (5) years of experience in workshop and laboratory management role.
•    Ability to supervise and train laboratory personnel.
•    Knowledge of construction and laboratory equipment, chemical inventory management and safety regulations.
•    Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
•    Strong organizational, problem-solving and decision-making abilities.


Covid-19 Message


At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.


Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: College of Design and Engineering

Department : The Built Environment

Employee Referral Eligible:

Job requisition ID : 19327