Laboratory Electronics Engineer

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Laboratory Electronics Engineer, College of Engineering and Computer Science- Requisition # 18000000HQ

The Laboratory Electronics Engineer will support Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Chemical Engineering laboratories with electronic design, installation, and modification of laboratory systems. This position is responsible for all electronic design, fabrication and maintenance within these three departments, as well as troubleshooting college electronic systems, lab support, student project support, electro mechanical support, and special project support/faculty research. The position will also support other technical needs across the entire College of Engineering & Computer Science as assigned by supervisor.

Responsibilities includes:

  • Constructing electrical designs and constructing new lab apparatus.
  • Programming computers and specialty microprocessors.
  • Supporting and modifying existing systems and software.
  • Providing graduate lab support.
  • Directing design support of student labs and competition projects.
  • Assisting students with set-up and understanding lab assignments.
  • Designing and building the hands-on infrastructure of electrical, chemical and mechanical laboratories.
  • Supporting all Audio/Video systems in the college and creating procedures and processes for use of all A/V equipment in the College of Engineering and Computer Science.
  • Trainings faculty and staff in the use of advanced presentation equipment.
  • Supporting the CECStech staff with specific research and selection of scientific equipment.
  • Installing and providing technical maintenance of all scientific equipment in the college.


Associate’s degree in Electrical/Electronics Technology required; Bachelor’s degree preferred. Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in electrical engineering. Technical certifications such as MCSA, CET or FCC licenses are preferred. Plant engineering or maintenance experience is highly desirable.

Applications must be sent electronically to:

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.




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Posted: 4/6/2018
Application Due: 6/5/2018
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