Job description

Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 37017
Hiring Department

Dean's Office, College of Engineering

Job Description

The technician will be expected to build/modify digital data acquisition systems and associated instrumentation (load cells, LVDTs, strain gages etc.). Conducting routine calibrations and fabricating cables and components required for tests are also necessary skills.

A qualified technician will be expected to learn about and maintain servo-controlled hydraulic actuators including hydraulic power supply, test frame and control electronics. Trouble shooting and repairing such electro-hydraulic testing machines along with routine maintenance skills are required.


Salary Range: $47,476 - $69,000 Annual

GGS Grade: 9E


Internal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.


Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5pm

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications
  • Labview programing for data acquisition and test control – technician needs to be able to write programs for digital data acquisition and test control systems. Technician should have knowledge of Labview or be willing to learn Labview.
  • Electronics, able to read and understand electronic schematics for trouble shooting and repair. Interest in designing and fabricating electrical/electronic components to support teaching and research testing.
  • Electronics Equipment repair, Installation and Maintenance
  • Electronic Adjustment and modification
  • Electronic Services, Soldering, Troubleshooting and Component Insulation/Removal
  • Arduino Wiring and coding
  • Electronic Motor repair including Encoders, Sensors and Displays
  • All other assigned duties
Application Materials

Please submit letter, resume and a list of 3 references.

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: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 6/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time