Job description

Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35870
Hiring Department

Bond Life Sciences Center

Job Description

This position assists with, highly skilled mechanical work, in the fabrication, maintenance and repair duties of various types. The position requires independent work on similar projects at a lower skill level. Duties may include assistance at a moderate degree of complexity concerned with machining, carpentry, plumbing, electrical and general manual trade applications to laboratory projects, tests, or demonstrations. Work is checked closely through error, precise testing, visual inspection and final review through observation. Functional contacts may include staff members, co-workers, graduate students, laboratory students, and other employees performing related duties.

Assists in developing plans for the fabrication and assembly of parts, instruments, and equipment for educational or research purposes. Assists in assembling, testing, adjusting of equipment. Uses hand and machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, planers, drill presses, lathes, saws, drills, and other shop equipment. Performs preventive maintenance on laboratory equipment such as motors, generators, electrical and mechanical instruments. Repairs, adjusts or replaces as necessary. Receives and surveys damaged instruments and equipment, adjusts, fabricates, and replaces parts as necessary checking for proper function. Where damaged beyond repair, salvages useful parts and disposes of useless parts., Controls inventory of supplies and materials by checking ordering as necessary; responsible for the issuance of tools and materials. Perform other related duties as required.


Salary Range: $15.29-$22.00

GGS Grade: 7


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Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM
occasional overtime may be required

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

A universal certificate for proper refrigerant practices as required by 40 CFR, subpart F of EPA code is preferred.

Application Materials

Application, Resume, List of References

Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Job No:
Posted: 4/30/2021
Application Due: 7/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time