SSTH Lab Equipment Technician

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



SSTH Lab Equipment Technician Reporting Relationship: SSTH Lab Manager Basic Function and Responsibility: The SSTH Lab Equipment Technician is responsible for maintaining and repairing all of SSTH lab equipment including teaching and research science equipment in all departments except equipment with proprietary tools. This position is responsible for making sure lab equipment is maintained according to industry standards and specifications. Essential Duties: * Performs skilled repair, maintenance, modification, installation and testing of common and specialized equipment essential to science classroom, lab instruction, and research for all departments in SSTH, namely, Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physics/Engineering, Nursing, Kinesiology, Math/Computer Science, and Communication Science Disorders * Responsible for maintenance of lab equipment inventory of all departments in SSTH * Responsible for obtaining and maintaining service contracts for specialized equipment with proprietary parts and tools. * Responsible for the calibration of micropipettes and lab scientific specialized equipment and/or coordinating calibration of other scientific equipment including balances * Other duties as assigned by the SSTH Lab Manager * Meet with SSTH Lab Manager weekly Qualification: * 2 years of skilled experience in the maintenance, repair, and operation of scientific or technical equipment * Comprehensive knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the construction, installation, maintenance, repair, and operation of specialized scientific equipment * Thorough knowledge of repair, maintenance troubleshooting, and overhaul of scientific equipment * Ability to plan, organize and coordinate the work of technical projects * Ability to analyze equipment problems and determine what is needed * Ability to install, replace, repair, and maintain a wide variety of scientific equipment * Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships * Good communication skills * Ability to work independently Reporting Relationship: SSTH Lab Manager Hours per week: 40 Months per year: 12

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