Lab Technician I

Cleveland, Cuyahoga County
Jul 25, 2014

Department Name Mechanical Engineering

Campus or Location Metropolitan Campus

Vacancy Number 032-15

Reports To Associate Dean, Engineering

Recruitment Type External/Internal

Job Category Support Staff

Position Type Full-Time

Union Position Union

Number of Openings 1

Job Description Summary

The Lab Technician I role ensures the safety and security of an academic laboratory in compliance with appropriate government regulations.

Job Responsibilities

Orders, receives and stores supplies
Properly disposes of laboratory waste materials
Records and monitors expenditures and charges relevant to laboratory operation
Explains and enforces laboratory policies and procedures
Assists faculty in the laboratory by providing technical support with the development and implementation of new laboratory procedures and/or curricula
Prepares classroom laboratory workstations with the necessary materials and apparatus to perform experiments
Prepares experiments and demonstrations for classroom use
Arranges supplies and equipment as laboratory requirements change
Performs minor repairs and maintenance of laboratory equipment
Prepares, maintains and monitors supplies and equipment inventory
Maintains and cleans the laboratory, stockroom and departmental equipment
Sets up special demonstrations
Secures laboratory area
Fills tubes and bottles with specified solutions and applies identification labels
Assists with annual inventory
May functionally supervise Work Study Students and Student Assistants in the lab
Performs other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

High School degree or GED
Minimum of two years Electrical Engineering Technology laboratory coursework or work experience
Skills in keyboarding, basic math and grammar
Basic skills in MS Word and Excel
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Excellent verbal, written and verbal communication skills;
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
Ability to read and interpret technical documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in the performance of regular work
Sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population

Preferred Qualifications

Associate's degree

Work Schedule

Standard College hours of business 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday- Friday

Target Hiring Rate/Salary Minimum: $34,260/Annually

Special Note

This is a Grade 05, 1199/SEIU bargaining unit position. Full time (1199/SEIU) bargaining unit employees at Cuyahoga Community College will be considered first for this position.

Posting Open Date 06/25/2014

Repost Date 07/24/2014

Posting Close Date 08/07/2014

Open Until Filled No

For full consideration, apply by this date

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a High School Diploma or GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of two (2) years' experience of Electrical Engineering Technology laboratory coursework or work experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents