Laboratory Technician - Welding

Location
Walnut
Posted
May 25, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Laboratory Technician - Welding

Mt. San Antonio College


Job Category: Classified

Employee Group:

Time (Percent Time): 47.5%

Term (months/year): 12 Months/Year

Current Work Schedule (days, hours): Monday - Friday, 5:45pm - 10:30pm

Salary Range: A-79

Salary: Steps 1 - 6, $1,931 - $2,465 per month

Shift Differential:

Health & Welfare: Employees working less than fifty (50%) percent are not eligible for health and welfare benefits. The District participates in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and MetLife Social Security Alternative Plan. *Note Salary and Health & Welfare Benefits are subject to change

Department: Air Conditioning, Welding & Water Technology

Open Date: 03/28/2017

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Basic Function/Overview:
DEFINITION
Under general supervision, provides instructional support services for faculty and students of the Welding Program; prepares and sets up laboratory exercises, demonstrations, and instructional materials, equipment, and supplies; assists students and faculty in the use and operation of equipment and materials related to welding.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general supervision from the Dean, Technology and Health. Exercises no direct supervision of staff. Provides technical and functional direction and training to student workers.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS
This is a journey-level classification responsible for conducting a variety of instructional support activities to ensure student learning. Incumbents perform the full range of duties as assigned, working independently, and exercising judgment and initiative. Incumbents at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of assigned area of responsibility. This classification is distinguished from other laboratory technicians by having subject matter expertise in welding.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:

• Prepares and sets up laboratory exercises, demonstrations, and instructional materials; monitors laboratory environment; organizes, arranges, stocks, and distributes materials, equipment, and supplies.
• Troubleshoots and repairs broken machines and maintains welding equipment; ensures that all equipment and machines are in safe and operational condition.
• Designs and fabricates components for the welding laboratory, including tables, frames, fixtures, and welding booths.
• Processes and cuts metal coupons for student use.
• Fabricates and processes testing plates for Structural Steel Certification program; prepares plates for destructive testing.
• Provides instructional support services for the Welding Program; assists in instructional demonstrations of welding procedures and techniques; explains related principles, practices, procedures, methods, materials, terminology, tools, machinery, and equipment.
• Works with faculty to ensure class agendas are met.
• Maintains accurate logs, reports, and records of work performed and materials and equipment used.
• Monitors, orders, receives, stores, and maintains adequate inventory levels of supplies and equipment as directed.
• Networks with steel industries and companies for metal donations.
• Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Other Duties:

Performs related duties as required

Knowledge Of:

• Terminology, techniques, equipment, materials, principles, theories, practices, and procedures related to the Welding Program.
• General methods and procedures for preparing course materials and laboratory exercises and demonstrations used in welding courses.
• Set-up, operation, demonstration, and maintenance of various tools and equipment used in welding and fabrication work.
• Troubleshoot and determine appropriate action in the maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery.
• Methods, practices, and techniques of student learning and instruction.
• Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work.
• Record keeping principles and procedures.
• English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
• Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, students, and District staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities, various socio-economic and ethnic groups.

Skills and Abilities:

• Explain principles, practices, procedures, methods, materials, tools, terminology, and equipment related to the welding program.
• Assist students and faculty in the use and operation of welding and fabrication equipment and materials.
• Create an engaging and positive learning in a laboratory or other learning environments.
• Demonstrate proper use and maintenance of equipment, materials, and supplies used in welding and fabrication work.
• Read, interpret, and apply a wide variety of technical information from manuals, specifications, blueprints, and schematics.
• Interpret, apply, and explain applicable District policies, rules, and regulations related to areas of responsibility.
• Maintain tools and equipment in a clean working condition providing for proper security.
• Estimate and order required supplies and equipment.
• Establish and maintain a filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
• Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
• Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and software applications programs.
• Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
• Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions.
• Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures.
• Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:

Equivalent to an Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited college in welding or a related field and the ability to demonstrate ability to weld at an acceptable level of welding competence.

Equivalencies:


Preferred Qualifications:


License(s) & Other Requirements:


Working Environment:
Employees work in a laboratory/classroom and in the field and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, dust, fumes, and allergens, hazardous physical substances, mechanical and electrical hazards, and moving equipment and machinery. Employees may interact with staff and/or students in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Physical Demands:
Must possess mobility to work in a laboratory/classroom environment and in the field; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to operate varied welding and fabrication tools, equipment, and machinery; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking and standing in operational areas to perform work and to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned equipment. Incumbents in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects, typically weighing up to 50 pounds, and occasionally heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.

Hazards:


Instructions re: Confidential Letter of Recommendation:

Conditions of Employment:

Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live-scan services shall be borne by the candidate.

Notice to all prospective employees - The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: http://www.mtsac.edu/safety/pdf/2014ASRFinal.pdf

The person holding this position is considered a ‘Responsible Employee’ under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the College’s Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

Examination Requirements:


Typing Certificate Requirements:


Application Procedure:

First Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on May 10, 2017 are assured consideration.
Applicants must submit all of the following materials online at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to be considered for this position:
1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application.
2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.
3. A detailed résumé that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.
4. Two letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation).
5. College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.

Special Notes:

Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Office of Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: employment@mtsac.edu.

THE MT. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE DISTRICT WILL NOT SPONSOR ANY VISA APPLICATIONS.

Foreign Transcripts:

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.

Inquiries/Contact:

Office of Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: employment@mtsac.edu.

Selection Procedure:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to complete and submit your application for this position.

EEO Policy:
It is the policy of Mt. San Antonio College that harassment is prohibited and that all persons shall receive equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, age (over 40), medical condition (cancer), mental disability, physical disability (including HIV & AIDS), marital status, sexual orientation, or Vietnam Era Veteran Status. This nondiscrimination policy covers Family and Medical Care Leave and Pregnancy Disability Leave. Contact the Office of Human Resources if you need any special accommodations to complete the application process at 909.594.5611, ext. 4225. Mt. San Antonio College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Conflict of Interest:
Conflict of Interest

Cancel RTF Policy:
WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO RE-OPEN, RE-ADVERTISE, DELAY OR CANCEL FILLING THIS POSITION. THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE USED TO FILL FUTURE VACANCIES.

To apply, visit: https://hrjobs.mtsac.edu/



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