Scientific Instrument Tech II

Job description


Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job_Type: Full Time
Job_Number: 02274
Closing: 10/21/20
Location: Main Campus
Division: ACA

General Summary

Plan and perform the design, fabrication, repair, alteration, and maintenance of complex electronic, optical, and mechanical scientific equipment and instrumentation used for teaching and research; and provide expert technical and training assistance to faculty, staff and students. Position functions at an expert technical level, performing all functions for the maintenance of a large and complex inventory of equipment, with minimal guidance and supervision.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Plan and perform preventative maintenance for departmental inventory of scientific equipment and instrumentation (including integrated circuits and computers, printers, interfaces, and other peripheral equipment).

Troubleshoot and repair inoperable equipment in science labs.

Plan the design, fabrication, modification, installation, and testing of scientific models, equipment, and instrumentation.

Maintain and modify scientific apparatus involving electronic circuitry, optics, physics, and chemical analysis procedures.

Provide instruction and technical assistance to faculty, staff, and students in the techniques or use of scientific equipment and instrumentation.

Respond to requests for emergency repairs.

Maintain instrument service records.

Order and maintain inventories of supplies and tools.

Assist in decisions for purchasing equipment and instrumentation, and phasing out obsolete or worn out equipment.

Oversee the stocking and maintenance of storage areas.

Perform related departmental duties as required.

Qualifications

Knowledge of electronic circuitry, optics, computer hardware and software, and scientific equipment, instruments, and laboratory practices, typically acquired through the completion of two years of post-high school course work or training in science, engineering, mathematics, electronics and computer technology, is necessary in order to design, fabricate, maintain, and repair complex scientific equipment and instrumentation.

Knowledge of the methods, materials, and equipment used in scientific instrumentation is necessary.

Knowledge of integrated circuits and computer interfaces is necessary.

The ability to prepare, read, and interpret complex schematics, diagrams, and operating instructions is necessary.

Four years of directly-relevant experience in the design, construction, repair, and maintenance of electronic, optical, and mechanical scientific equipment and instrumentation is necessary.

Some experience in teaching and instruction is desired.

Supplemental Information

ECLS: PT
GRADE: 08

Eastern Michigan University offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance; a TIAA-CREF retirement plan with employer contributions; an outstanding vacation and time off policy; a tuition waiver program and much more.

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* 01

Do you have knowledge of electronic circuitry, optics, computer hardware and software, and scientific equipment, instruments, and laboratory practices, typically acquired through the completion of two years of post-high school course work or training in science, engineering, mathematics, electronics and computer technology, is necessary in order to design, fabricate, maintain, and repair complex scientific equipment and instrumentation?

  • Yes
  • No


* 02

Do you have knowledge of the methods, materials, and equipment used in scientific instrumentation?
  • Yes
  • No


* 03

Do you have knowledge of integrated circuits and computer interfaces?
  • Yes
  • No


* 04

Do you have the ability to prepare, read, and interpret complex schematics, diagrams, and operating instructions?
  • Yes
  • No


* 05

Do you have four years of directly-relevant experience in the design, construction, repair, and maintenance of electronic, optical, and mechanical scientific equipment and instrumentation?
  • Yes
  • No


* Required Question

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Posted: 10/14/2020
Application Due: 12/13/2020
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