conventional and modern equipment to fabricate parts or prototypes for academic
and research purposes, including CNC and conventional milling machines and
lathes, water jet cutters, laser cutters, welding equipment, and other common
machine shop tools and equipment.
and oversee the repair and maintenance of scientific equipment.
laboratory-focused courses, including instructing students on safe equipment
usage and fabricating specimens for laboratory testing.
certify students, faculty, and staff in safe equipment operation.
responsible for the safety, overall cleanliness, and proper operating condition
of equipment and labs.
student workers who help in laboratories.
Be able to
problem-solve in the moment and use independent judgement and discretion in
evaluation of tasks, opportunities, and problems at hand.
organized, able to handle several projects simultaneously, and be flexible
stay on task without direct supervision.
Other duties as assigned.
job has no supervisory responsibilities except for 2- 4 student workers in the
COMPETENCIES: This is your opportunity to demonstrate how your education and/or experience in your current or previous job relates to each function of this position.
Interview decisions are partially based on this information.
On a separate sheet of paper, write a paragraph for each competency listed below describing your background and qualifications in each area.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.
Knowledge - Competent
in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new
skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision;
displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources
Cooperation - Establishes and
maintains effective relations; exhibits tact and consideration; offers assistance
and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in group situations; works
actively to resolve conflicts.
Delegation - Delegates work
assignments; matches the responsibility to the person; gives authority to work
independently; sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; provides
recognition for results.
Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and
on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization
through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans
work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets
goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks;
develops realistic action plans. Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and
thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback
to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES (Language, Mathematical, Reasoning and Computer Skills):
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general
business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or
governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence,
and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond
to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such
as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid
geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions,
percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability
to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in
situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a
variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
COMPUTER SKILLS: To perform this job
successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software;
Spreadsheet software; Internet software; CAD software.
Required: Bachelor's degree from four-year
college or university; or two to four years related experience and/or training;
or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred: Minimum of two years of
experience in manufacturing and/or fabrication or engineering laboratory background. Degree in engineering technology,
manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, or related field. Strong CAD and/or design experience.
be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
be organized, able to handle several projects simultaneously and be flexible
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
None are required for this position at this time.
The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform
the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and taste
or smell. The employee is occasionally
required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift
and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50
vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision,
peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.
The noise level in the work
environment is usually moderate.
This position is a Full-Time, Non-Exempt/Hourly Staff
regular 40-hour workweek is required at minimum (plus occasional overtime).
A minimum of a 40-hour work week is expected. Occasional
irregular hours and evening and weekend work and/or assignments beyond a
40-hour week is required during peak season and/or to meet project deadlines is
Must have and maintain a valid Class C Driver's License and
maintain a clear driving record to be insurable under the university liability
Must be able to drive to complete work assignments on and
off campus, as needed.
travel may be required on occasion in order to attend training, etc.
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: For more information concerning benefits offered to HSU employees, see the HSU Benefits Summary on the HSU website.