Assistant, Senior Lab
Job Number 1906046
Assistant, Senior Lab
Closing Date: 07/05/2019
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Position InformationLocationRound Rock Campus
Note: May be required to travel to other campuses. May be required to fill in at other campuses when employees are not at work due to illness, vacation, etc., and/or to meet the overall needs of the program or college. Hours40 hours/week as assigned. The selected candidate will have a work schedule that supports the Automotive Program. Typically, this schedule incorporates a mix of morning, afternoon and evening hours, Monday - Friday.SalaryTechnician 2/116 ($31,200.00 - $40,097.00)FLSA StatusNon-ExemptReports ToAutomotive Department Chair, Assistant Department Chair, Supervisor, or designeeCriminal Background CheckPre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.General Statement of Job
To provide lab and/or technical classroom support services to faculty and staff.Description of Duties and TasksEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Ensures safe laboratory conditions including safe and secure handling and storage of supplies and equipment. May recommend, implement, and maintain safety standards and departmental policies and procedures to comply with federal, state, and local hazardous materials, health and safety, hazardous waste regulations, and other applicable regulations.Organizes, plans, and prioritizes laboratory activities for designated area.May assist students in use of lab equipment and facilities.Performs clerical duties including operating a computer, maintaining records and files, and compiling data and reports as required.Maintains an inventory of supplies and materials.Initiates purchase requisitions, controls expenditures, and prepares cost estimates for budget recommendation; submits justifications and requests for capital outlay items; may prepare specifications and analyze bids for purchases.Operates, installs, maintains, and troubleshoots equipment; sets up, configures, and calibrates new equipment. Performs routine maintenance and repair.Collects data, records, and other information, and submits reports as required.May oversee or delegate related tasks to others as deemed appropriate by the supervisor.
Additional Job Specific Duties
- Operate a forklift as needed.
- Move instructional equipment (tool boxes, machinery, lifts, hoists, etc.), in/out of the instructional area as needed
- Move instructional training aids (vehicles, engines, lawnmowers, boats, motorcycles, etc.), in/out of the instructional area as needed
- Maintains hazardous waste inventory
- Orders repair parts for lab projects, including customer-supplied projects.
- Organize instructional supplies.
- Organize instructional areas, lab, classroom and storage areas.
- Maintains, or assists, with ACC asset inventory management for the department.
- Process repair work-orders per department procedures.
- Utilize the ACC Touchnet system to verify payment for repairs, prior to customer pick-up of vehicle, boat, motorcycle or equipment.
- Properly dispose of department waste.
- Keep the lab area(s), storage areas & their associated spaces clean and in good working order on a daily basis.
- Answer and return department phone calls.
- Respond to department emails regarding program information and repair requests.
- Pass along voicemail and email, when appropriate, to the supervisor or coworkers in the department.
Drive a light-duty truck while pulling a trailer.KnowledgeMust possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Knowledge of specialized discipline depending on the area of assignment.Hazardous material/waste handling and disposal.Laboratory safety practices. SkillsMust possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Maintaining an established work schedule.Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills.Effectively using organizational and planning skills, including the use of attention to detail and follow-through.Understanding and following instructions precisely.Handling lab materials precisely and accurately.Effectively working with a diverse and multicultural student body.Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.Technology Skills
Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.Use related laboratory software applications.Required Work ExperienceTwo years related work experience.
Required EducationHigh school diploma or educational equivalent.
Other Preferred Qualifications
Experience driving a passenger truck while pulling a trailer. Experience ordering repair parts for automobiles.Experience operating a forklift. Experience scheduling repairs and maintenance for automotive shop equipment.
Work is performed in a variety of settings, mainly in the automotive lab.Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling, and at times subject to stooping, crawling, and climbing.May need to lift heavy objects of up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 100 pounds.May be exposed to a variety of temperatures, noise, moving mechanical parts, or chemicals.Specific vision abilities may include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to focus.May be exposed to loud noises/noise while in the automotive lab environment. SafetyWork safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.
ACC Benefits OverviewFull-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.
ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law. DisclaimerThe above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
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