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Welding Lab Assistant

Employer
Collin College
Location
Technical Campus

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Academic Affairs, Research Staff & Technicians
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Primary Location:

2550 Bending Branch Way, Allen, Texas, 75013

We are searching for candidates that meet the required qualifications and experience and are able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Job Summary:

Assist the lab coordinator in daily operations of the welding technology labs. Ensure operation of lab equipment and technical classroom support of faculty and students in a safe and productive environment.

Required Qualifications:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the lab coordinator in the following duties:
  • Organize, plan, and prioritize laboratory activities for the welding technology labs.
  • Perform clerical duties including operating a computer, maintaining records and files, and compiling data and reports as required.
  • Maintain an inventory of supplies and materials.
  • Collect data, records, and other information and submit reports as required.
  • Coordinate, operate, and monitor lab facilities and activities. Direct and organize preparation of lab materials, supplies, workstations, equipment, computers, and other media to ensure efficient lab operations.
  • Organize, plan, and prioritize the overall coordination of laboratory activities for designated area; adapt and applies laboratory methods, practices, and techniques common to designated area. Direct or perform the preparation of student experience and demonstrations, performing routine and analytical work; pilot new labs to be considered. Implement new or modified laboratory policies and procedures.
  • Ensure safe laboratory conditions including safe and secure handling and storage of supplies, and equipment.
  • Recommend, implement, and maintain safety standards and departmental policies and procedures to comply with federal, state, and local hazardous materials, health and safety hazardous waste regulations, and other applicable regulations with EPA, OSHA, DOT, WECM, SACSCOC, AWS and other regulatory agencies and acts.
  • Operate, install, maintain, and trouble-shoot equipment. Set up, configure, and calibrate new equipment. Write instructions and standard operating procedures for equipment operation. Perform routine maintenance and repair.
  • Assist faculty, staff, and students with use of lab equipment and facilities.
  • Perform assigned special projects or assignments based on unique laboratory needs.


Supplemental Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Perform all duties and maintain all standards in accordance with college policies, procedures and Core Values.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of welding technology
  • Knowledge of laboratory tests, experiments, policies, and procedures
  • Knowledge of hazardous material/waste handling and disposal
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety practices
  • Interpersonal and customer service skills to provide effective assistance
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Computer and applicable software skills
  • Audio/visual equipment skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Collaborate in a team environment
  • Ability to identify and resolve lab technical issues in a timely manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software
  • Ability to use related laboratory software applications
  • Ability to strategically work with culturally diverse student body
  • Ability to understand and follow precise instructions and directions
  • Ability to handle lab materials with precision and accuracy
  • Ability to follow and enforce lab policies, protocols and guidelines established by the department
  • Ability to maintain an established work schedule
  • Ability to maintain confidential work-related information and materials


Physical Demands, Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Heavy Work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects. Positions in this class typically include talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking and repetitive motions, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching, climbing and balancing, plus pushing, pulling and lifting. Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting and intense noises, gases and workspace restrictions. In addition, incumbents may be subjected to vibrations, chemicals and oils. Occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Occasional outside work. Frequent physical effort required.

Requirements
High school diploma or equivalency certificate.
One (1) year of relative industry work or relative military training preferred. One (1) year of lab, classroom or field experience preferred.

Licenses and Certifications
One-year certification in welding from an accredited institution preferred.

**This position is Security Sensitive, therefore, candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.**

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job as duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. Collin College reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made by Collin College in its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required & Preferred Qualifications (if applicable):

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of the positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. The employer actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

***This is a Security Sensitive position. Therefore candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.***

Compensation Type:

Salary

Employment Type:

Full time

Salary Minimum

$35,344.00

Compensation is determined based on experience

**Deadline**

Collin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.

Organization

Dear Job Seekers, 

 

Thank you for your interest in a position at Collin College! 

 

For the third year in a row, Collin College was named one of the nation’s best colleges to work for, based on survey results from the Great Colleges to Work For® program. Over the years, Collin College has been recognized as an Honor Roll Institution with high ratings across 10 categories: collaborative governance; professional/career development programs; teaching environment; compensation and benefits; facilities, workspace and security; job satisfaction; work/life balance; confidence in senior leadership; supervisor/department chair relationships; and respect and appreciation.

 

When the college last participated, Collin was recognized by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) as one of Dallas Fort Worth’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® for the fourth year in a row. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. Organizations are assessed based on communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention and more.

 

Company info
Telephone
9729853783
Location
3452 Spur 399, Room 339
McKinney
TX
75069
US

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