Makerspace Prototyping Lab Hacker (Face Shields Project)
Job location: Worcester
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2020-09-01
JOB TITLEMakerspace Prototyping Lab Hacker (Face Shields Project)LOCATIONWorcesterDEPARTMENT NAMEMakerspace-JMDIVISION NAMEWorcester Polytechnic Institute - WPIJOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARYWork with the Makerspace Advanced Technology and Prototyping Specialist to facilitate the ongoing CERT face shield fabrication project at the FIS Makerspace by fixing broken machinery on-demand, performing regular maintenance and assisting in running the production line.JOB DESCRIPTION
oKeep the FIS Prototyping Lab FDM Printers and CO2 Laser Cutter in good working order, while performing regular and preventive maintenance.
oAssist in fixing broken machinery as needed including PEI sheet replacement, Thermistor replacement, Unclogging nozzles, and calibrating extruders.
oPerform daily troubleshooting of common machine errors and maintain error logs.
oFabricate 3D Printed cradles for face shields using a WPI approved design.
oFabricate laser-cut reusable plastic barrier for face shields from multiple NIH approved designs.
oAssist in post-processing of printed parts, assembling, and packaging the face shields.
oAssist in developing and maintaining documentation related to the face shields project.
o Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisorFLSA STATUSUnited States of America (Non-Exempt)WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.