Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering - ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN III #00079804

Missouri University of Science & Technology

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Job Title: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering - ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN III #00079804
Location: Rolla
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 38257
Hiring Department Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Application DeadlinePosted Until Filled Full Time/Part TimeFull Time, Benefit Eligible Salary$15.29-$18.00/hourJob Description

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Missouri S&T is seeking an electronics technician to serve various roles, including setting up and maintaining the instructional lab equipment at the MSU campus, based on the course schedule. The technician will also be responsible for assisting in the development of new equipment and experiment systems for the mechanical engineering cooperative program at MSU. As time allows, the technician will assist in development, construction and maintenance of both instructional lab and research lab equipment for the S&T campus Mechanical and Aerospace department. Therefore, the successful candidate must be a motivated, independent, electronics technician capable of handling multiple tasks and projects in multiple locations.

This position will require frequent travel to the MSU campus labs and coordination between his duties on the two campuses.

Primary duties and attributes:

  • Work as part of a team to construct, install, set-up and maintain instructional and research lab equipment in the Mechanical Engineering department, in labs both on the S&T campus and on the MSU campus.
  • Have some mechanical skills as well as a good base in electronics and computers.
  • Schedule tasks to ensure that experiments are set up and ready to run at the appropriate time and that all the required materials and supplies are in place.
  • Work on construction, updating, troubleshooting and repairing a wide variety of laboratory equipment from simple mechanical systems to delicate electronic instrumentation to CNC machine tooling to laser systems, and everything in between.
  • Spend time both on the S&T campus and the MSU campus (Plaster center) each week. The amount of time will be dependent on what is going on at any one time, but expect to go to Springfield at least one day per week.
  • Work directly with students and faculty to evaluate problems and suggest and implement solutions to complex problems.
  • Assist in the design of systems and components based on objectives of the project and specific goals of the system being designed.
  • Program data acquisition systems for instructional labs and research projects utilizing LabVIEW software
    Minimum Qualifications

    An Associate's degree or an equivalent combination of education and at least 1 year of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary


    The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

    Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

    All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

    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.

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