Position Summary: The Laboratory Specialist will assist in the development of educational prototyping facilities within the college and the university. The Specialist will run training sessions and assist in the development of training materials for students and faculty. Training will cover the use of general metal and wood working equipment, milling and turning equipment, and modern rapid prototyping equipment such as water jet, 3D printers, and laser cutters. For specific projects the specialist will work closely with students, faculty, and researchers to fabricate parts and prototypes. A key role of the position is education and supervision. The Specialist will work closely with additional support staff, faculty, and students to ensure that a safe, supervised, and educational environment is maintained in campus shops. Applicants must be proficient in the operation of manual machine tools and modern CNC equipment, modern metrology equipment, maintaining quality and safety standards, record keeping, and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
Prerequisite Qualifications: Excellent communication and instruction, skills are required. A Bachelor's Degree in mechanical engineering technology or related field is required. Five years minimum experience, and demonstrated manufacturing work experience in the field is required. Can operate all basic machinery and measurement equipment, highly skilled in the operation of modern CNC equipment and a willingness to learn new equipment. Background in general metal work, welding, and basic electronics assembly, additive manufacturing (3D printing) a plus. Knowledge of modern CAD tools including but not limited to: MasterCAM, SolidWorks, ProE, and AutoCAD. Experience handling in the fabrication of an entire project from drawings to finished product. At the university's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the university, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Internal Number: req1725
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