Research Technician

Job description

Clemson University



Job ID:105654

Location:Research Park/342 Computer Ct

Full/Part Time:Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:Temporary - Time Limited

JOB SUMMARY:

Clemson University's Environmental, Engineering, and Earth Sciences Department is looking for a Research Technician to fulfill the following duties:

  • This position will support research projects by making equipment, sensors and instruments.
  • The position will also involve installing and operating the equipment in the field.
  • Other duties as assigned.


JOB DUTIES:

40% - Essential - Fabrication of Equipment: This will involve a variety of hand crafting skills. Expected activities includes fiberglass or other composite materials, machining, welding, wood working, electronics, electrical, or related. Equipment will be tested and evaluated and modified as needed.

25% - Essential - Field Activities: This will involve mobilizing equipment to a field site, setting up and operating the equipment, and installing sensors and instruments. Some of the instruments will installed in holes bored in the ground, and activities include operating drilling equipment to make the borings. Other activities include trenching to secure cables, building protective structures, maintaining access to field installations.

25% - Essential - Research Support: This involves helping students or other staff with experiments. This could include operating equipment, recording measurements, maintaining, or troubleshooting equipment to maintain operational condition.

10% - Essential Training: Some of the skills needed for the job will be acquired through on the job training. This will likely include training by other members of the team, but it could also include on-line training, reading, or other forms of training.

JOB DUTIES:

40% - Essential - Fabrication of Equipment: This will involve a variety of hand crafting skills. Expected activities includes fiberglass or other composite materials, machining, welding, wood working, electronics, electrical, or related. Equipment will be tested and evaluated and modified as needed.

25% - Essential - Field Activities: This will involve mobilizing equipment to a field site, setting up and operating the equipment, and installing sensors and instruments. Some of the instruments will installed in holes bored in the ground, and activities include operating drilling equipment to make the borings. Other activities include trenching to secure cables, building protective structures, maintaining access to field installations.

25% - Essential - Research Support: This involves helping students or other staff with experiments. This could include operating equipment, recording measurements, maintaining, or troubleshooting equipment to maintain operational condition.

10% - Essential Training: Some of the skills needed for the job will be acquired through on the job training. This will likely include training by other members of the team, but it could also include on-line training, reading, or other forms of training.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education An Associate's Degree or 2 + Years of Vocational / Technical Training in Electronics Technology, Biology, or the Natural Sciences or Equivalent.

Work Experience Work experience in a laboratory environment

RESPONSIBILITIES:

JOB KNOWLEDGE

Fundamental Job Knowledge - Fundamental working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervises Student Workers only - Supervises Student workers only

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES

No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

15% - Exposure to heat or cold

5% - Exposure to dust/fumes

10% - Wet or humid

10% - Noise

15% - Mechanical hazards

15% - Chemical hazards

20% - Electrical hazards

10% - Radiant energy hazards

10% - Burn hazards

WORK SCHEDULE:

Standard Hrs: 37.5; Expected Salary Range: ($ 38,100.00- $ 40,000.00)

JOB LOCATION:

Clemson, SC

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

May 17, 2021

CLOSING STATEMENT:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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Job No:
Posted: 5/6/2021
Application Due: 6/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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