Machine Tool Technician (Re-Announcement)

Torrance, California
$4,359 to $5,590 per month.
Nov 29, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

El Camino College


Machine Tool Technician (Re-Announcement)

Req: C1718R-011


Close Date: 12/13/17


Complete job description and application available online at:



Under the direction of an assigned Dean or supervisor, provide instructional assistance to faculty by performing major and minor repairs and maintenance work on industrial machines; operate general machine equipment and manufacture parts as needed.



Operate, service, repair and adjust general machine shop equipment.

Analyze mechanical and electrical machinery malfunctions.

Design, fabricate, replace or adapt parts for machines used.

Cut metals and set up projects for class demonstration purposes.

Maintain inventory of supplies; requisition and verify prices with vendors and collect monies from students for supplies.

Oversee the work of student assistants.

Provide supervisor with budgetary information and maintain shop records. Perform related duties as assigned.





Operation and use of Industrial Machine equipment.

Methods and techniques of performing, servicing and making major overhaul to machine equipment. Modern inventory practices and methods.

Safe shop practices.

Methods, equipment and materials used in the repair and maintenance of assigned equipment. Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.

Basic Machine Tool software.



Operate, adjust and perform major repairs on a variety of Industrial Machine Shop. Design and redesign a variety of machine shop parts.

Understand and follow oral and written directions.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. 



Depending on assigned area (machine tool or welding): Two (2) years of college course work in industry and technology machine tool and/or welding and two years of experience performing major and minor repairs on shop and/or welding equipment; OR Six (6) years full-time equivalent work experience in machine tool technology and/or welding.



Manual dexterity.

Lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

Indoor and outdoor work

Twisting, bending, kneeling and stooping. Standing for prolonged periods of time.


SALARY RANGE: $4,359 to $5,590 per month.

Employees contribute 6.50% - 7% of their earnings toward the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).



These positions are designated as regular, full-time, twelve-month classified. Working hours are 7:45 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Employment is contingent upon satisfactory employment verification, fingerprint check, tuberculosis and physical examinations. The selected candidate must provide identification and work authorization. Physical standards for this position are available for review in Human Resources.



Applicants must submit the following documents by the closing date: Online application:

1) Resume - Resumes are NOT accepted in place of any part of the application and you should complete all sections of the application even if the entries duplicate information on you resume.


Applicants with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact Human Resources at least five (5) working days prior to the final filing date.

  Pertinent transcripts as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple page transcripts must be loaded as ONE pdf document.


Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America 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. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit:

If you should need assistance, please call (310) 660-3593 Ext. 3807 or visit the office Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m. PST (pacific standard time).


CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

El Camino College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The El Camino Community College District provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

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