The Facilities Department is currently searching for two Shop Services Assistants to join their team. This is a temporary, casual, non-exempt position, and an expected end date of August 2019. This position is not eligible for benefits.
JOB SUMMARY: This is an entry level position, reporting to a Facilities Shop Supervisor. Under direct supervision, performs a variety of routine work associated with the areas of machining, maintenance, electrical, and/or carpentry.
May setup and operate standard machine tools (i.e. lathe, grinder, milling machine, drill press).
May work on drilling, tapping, and deburring of machined parts.
May perform basic milling and turning operations.
May assist with inspection and diagnosis of repairs; may modify and repair existing equipment and components.
May perform routine carpentry tasks.
May assist with painting.
May perform electrical tasks as designated.
Must be able to utilize basic hand tools associated with specific trade assigned (i.e. machining, electrical, or carpentry).
Performs such other duties as the supervisor may, from time to time, deem necessary.
As deemed necessary by supervisor
DESIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
High school, vocational school, or equivalent trade training
Incumbent should be mechanically included and suited to do accurate work that requires concentration and physical efforts
Should have basic mathematical aptitude and understand basic concepts for reading drawings
Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions
Valid driver's license
Physical duties for this position include but are not limited to, ability to lift 25-50 lbs independently, up to 20 times per day; carry 25-50 lbs, up to 20 times per day. Visual abilities to include near, far, and peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to distinguish basic colors. Hearing requirements include the ability to hear and respond to instructions, communicate effectively in loud areas (pier/dock, warehouse). Other physical tasks include talking, working around others and with others, frequent prolonged standing/walking; use of hands for basic /fine grasping and manipulation, reaching above and below the shoulders, pulling, pushing, kneeling, bending, twisting, stooping, and climbing ladders/stools. Will be exposed to grease and oils, dust or other irritants, electrical/mechanical/power equipment hazards. Physical duties are subject to change.
WHOI is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). We are sensitive to the issues of dual career candidates and we will work with applicants to address them. Please visit HERC - for more information.
WHOI is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans/M/F. We encourage Veterans and those with Disabilities to apply. Applications are reviewed confidentially. Applicants that require accommodation in the job application process are encouraged to contact us at (508) 289-2253 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Additional Salary Information: £0 per year
Internal Number: 3288191
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