Machine Shop Technician

Location
Columbia, SC
Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00606PO17 Classification Title Trades Specialist V Internal Title Machine Shop Technician Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Engineering and Computing Department College of Engineering and Computing Band 5 Advertised Minimum Salary $36,204 Advertised Salary Range $36,204 - $41,634 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Standard University hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm with one hour for lunch.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Trades/Maintenance

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.



Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Machine Shop Technician will support CEC and USC educational & research activities, maintain shop facilities & equipment, and enhance professional skills. The role will design, fabricate, and make repairs or modifications to research equipment & teaching apparatus including complex mechanical & electromechanical devices. The role also assists & instructs lower-level technicians & students involved in a fabrication of research & educational projects. Journey-level engineering work in machining & fabrication is necessary.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

High school diploma and 6 years experience in specialized trades area; or in a diversified building or vehicle maintenance, or construction activity.

Preferred Qualifications

Two year Associate's Degree with three years or more experience in 1) manufacturing processes, engineering theories, design and applications of technical fabrication and operations; 2) Computer skills and advanced software such as: AutoCAD, smartcam, word, Microsoft office/Outlook and networking and 3) machine tool operations and CNC programming.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Extensive knowledge of manufacturing processes, engineering theories, design and applications of technical fabrication and operations. Computer skills and advanced software such as: AutoCAD, smartcam, word, Microsoft office/Outlook and networking. Thorough knowledge of machine tool operations, CNC programming. Knowledge of current technology as applied to design and manufacturing. Ability to perform complex mathematical and engineering computations. Must have the ability to troubleshoot mechanical problems and apply engineering principals to the solution of routine technical problems. Ability to communicate effectively.



Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 01/15/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 12/14/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/23027 EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.



Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a high school diploma and 6 years experience in specialized trades area; or in a diversified building or vehicle maintenance, or construction activity?
    • Yes
    • No


Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Other Supporting Documents

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