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Energy Lab Technician

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Department: 
Occupational Education/Energy Institute
Hours: 
M-F mornings or afternoons (max 25 hours per week)
Salary Range: 
$15.00 - $17.25/hour DOE
Benefits Eligible: 
No
Job End Date: 
open until filled
Application Due Date: 
Monday, August 9, 2021
All applications are due by 11:59PM (Arizona time) on the day listed above.
Job Summary: 

The Energy Institute is seeking a lab technician to support the Energy Institute and work collaboratively with others.  Primary responsibilities include  maintaining inventory on all equipment, assisting instructors with equipment setup for labs, equipment repair, preventative maintenance, and  other related duties. This is a part time position with flexible hours, and the lab technician will work at the WestMecSouthwest campus in Buckeye. This position requires someone with strong organizational and interpersonal skills and someone who is committed to supporting the growth of the Energy program at EMCC.

Essential Functions: 

Essential Functions: list the principle tasks, duties and responsibilities of the job (indicate % of time spent on each function, totaling 100%) 

Inventory and Equipment Maintenance/Repair 60%

  • procure materials/supplies 

  • receive, de-crate (unbox) and assemble new equipment 

  • document equipment inventory 

  • document equipment and consumables data to help assess lab fees

  • keep lab storage areas clean and organized,

  • audit lab equipment at the beginning and at the end of the semester to ensure it is complete, organized and working properly,

  •  test equipment to determine needs for repair/replacement and ensure that equipment is operating safely and properly

  • maintain preventive maintenance schedules and records and perform preventive maintenance on lab equipment as required,

  • repair damaged equipment, (includes desoldering, soldering, disassemble, reassemble equipment and testing)

Collaboration with faculty/staff 40%

  • participate in staff meetings 

  • assist with class lab activity setup   

  • assist instructors with lab activities upon request (able to flex schedule to support evening hours)  

Minimum Qualifications: 
  1. High school diploma

  2. Minimum 1 year experience working with equipment maintenance/preventative maintenance

  3. Strong organizational skills for  maintaining inventory of equipment

  4. Evidence of ability to take direction and having a willingness to learn (cover letter)
Desired Qualifications: 
  1. 3 or more years of experience with equipment maintenance/preventative maintenance

  2. experience as a lab technician in a higher education or vocational program

  3. basic electrical knowledge

  4. ability to repair lab equipment

Special Working Conditions: 

This position may require evenings(flex scheduling offered), the ability to lift 50+ lbs., may require some travel between campuses to pickup/deliver equipment (both campuses are within 10 miles of each other), and may require collaboration with West-Mec and third party organizations that share space at the WestMec campus for education and training events. 

Special Notes: 

 Primary location is at the Southwest WestMec campus. Reports to Energy Occupational Program Director.


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