Lab & Facilities Coordinator

Job description

Job Title: Lab & Facilities Coordinator
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 221424
Job Summary

Coordinate all operations of an instructional or research laboratory to include overseeing all installments, deliveries, inventory maintenance, and conducting safety training for students. Provide assistance with maintaining facilities. This position will interact on a regular basis with: Students, faculty, staff and internal and external visitors. This position typically will advise and counsel: Students, faculty, and staff. This position will supervise: NA

Job Summary The Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering has invested in new educational facilities with in the Manufacturing-Related Disciplines Complex (MRDC) building which encompasses the Wepfer Design Commons in MRDC, which contains the Montgomery Machining Mall (MMM), IDEAs Lab, and the Invention Studio maker-space. Due to the growth and the state-of-the-art machines in this space, we are seeking to fill a new position, Lab and Facilities Coordinator.

The Lab and Facilities Coordinator will be responsible for: coordinate facility maintenance for large projects; maintain laboratory facilities are safe, clean and organized; provide safety training and project consulting to students, researchers and faculty; assist with development and maintenance of instruction laboratory experiments; coordinate maintenance, installation and acquisition of equipment for the laboratory; manage the chemical inventory compliance requirements for the labs; oversee the proper disposal of hazardous chemicals in the labs; coordinate the purchasing of all consumables; monitor lab equipment performance and usage; and perform other related duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have experience in training, administrering/publishing saftey protocals in labs, and provide consistent and timely safety communications to all incumbents utilizing the spaces. This position will be a dedicated trainer to students, faculty and staff on the use of the heavy machinery available in these spaces.

The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience with two to three years of job related work experience. University environment experience is preferred.

Responsibilities

Job Duty 1 -
Coordinate facility maintenance for large projects. Maintain laboratory facility in safe, clean and organized manner.

Job Duty 2 -
Conduct safety training and project consulting.

Job Duty 3 -
Assist with development and maintenance of instruction laboratory experiments.

Job Duty 4 -
Coordinate maintenance, installation and acquisition of equipment for the laboratory.

Job Duty 5 -
Manage the chemical inventory compliance requirements for the labs. Oversee the proper disposal of hazardous chemicals in the labs.

Job Duty 6 -
Coordinate the purchasing of all consumables.

Job Duty 7 -
Monitor lab equipment performance and usage; maintain equipment as required.

Job Duty 8 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Experience
Two to three years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Experience in a university environment

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

SKILLS
Application of technical processes and procedures applicable to assigned laboratory; communications and presentation; inventory management; lab equipment repair; lab safety practices; PC.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.

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Posted: 10/21/2020
Application Due: 1/7/2021
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