Lab Support/Equipment Technician

Location
San Jose, California
Posted
Jul 20, 2017
Ref
24177
Faculty Jobs
Education
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title: Lab Support/Equipment Technician

Job ID: 24177

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Code: 1617, Range 1

Department: Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials Engineering

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About the Position

The overall purposes of this position are: Maintain all Biomedical, Chemical and Materials Engineering (BCME) Department laboratories and equipment in a safe and operational condition at all times so that teaching and research can progress unhampered, assist in the continuous development and improvement of the BCME department laboratories, including identification, purchase and installation of new equipment, and troubleshooting and repairing existing equipment, provide students with instruction on safe and appropriate use of laboratory equipment as needed, and organize and order materials and supplies needed for instruction and research in a timely manner.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Repairs and maintains a wide variety of instructional and research laboratory equipment, including preventive maintenance, servicing of equipment, and improvements to equipment performance and capability
Ensures BCME lab equipment is functional and available for research and instructional purposes, including set-ups for specific lab courses.
Trains students in the proper and safe use of equipment in BCME labs
Orders, takes inventory, and organizes supplies and materials for the laboratories
Assists in faculty and student projects as needed, including fabricating parts, assembling equipment, and verifying operability
Interfaces collaboratively and effectively with other equipment technicians in the College and university

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