Technicians: Engineering Lab Machinist (OPS)

Tallahassee, FL
May 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 41674

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Apply On Or Before: 05/22/2017


FAMU-FSU College of Engineering
2525 Pottsdamer Street
Tallahassee, FL 32310-6046


Responsible for the day-to-day development and fabrication of a wide range of complex components, instrumentation and other equipment required for research projects. Ensures a safe working environment in all areas for all students and staff. Sets-up and operates a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments.


A high school diploma and four years of appropriate experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute for the required years of experience.
A valid Florida driver’s license is required.
Must possess physical stamina and be able to lift heavy objects.
Proven experience as a machinist with experience in general fabrication.
Experience in using and/or programming manual, semi-automated or automated tools (CNC) and machines (lathes, mills, water jet, etc.)
Ability to use precision tools (e.g. calipers) to take accurate measurements.
Knowledge of the properties of metal and other material.
Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals.
Must be good at math with analytical abilities.


Welding experience preferred.

Contact Info

For more information, contact Jeremy Phillips, Machine Shop Manager at:

Anticipated Salary Range

$14-18 per hour, depending on experience.

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.


Schedule is M-F, 7:00 -4:00, with one hour for lunch.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Affordable Care Act

OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees that meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information, please visit the following website regarding the Affordable Care Act,

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at:


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