In support of the department faculty, this full-time staff position performs preparatory activities for engineering classes that utilize the university’s Maker Space facility, to include basic fabrication, construction and electrical service, electronic testing equipment, hand and power tools, use of 3D CAD design, designing and manufacturing electronic devices, carpentry, metalworking, vacuum forming, and other basic fabrication tasks and related equipment.
Assists students with Maker Space projects and assignments. Assists faculty with classes held in Maker Space facility, including student testing and evaluation. Integrates safety procedures into every job task. Maintains a safe and hygienic Maker Space environment, in collaboration with university’s Safety Office. Instructs users in safe and proper equipment operation. Conducts routine inspection of facility and equipment. Supervises check out/return/inspection procedures for tools and equipment. Maintains accurate inventories, and coordinates repairs with university units such as Physical Plant and Information Technology, and outside equipment vendors.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in a related field is required. Some college course work or specific job-related training courses, plus significant full-time employment experience in a closely related field may be considered in lieu of a degree.
A minimum of three (3) years' full-time employment experience is required in both of the following areas:
Basic fabrication, construction and electrical service.
Electronic testing equipment, hand and power tools.
A minimum of one (1) year full-time employment experience in at least one of the following areas:
Fabrication: Use of 3D CAD design, designing and manufacturing electronic devices, carpentry, metalworking, vacuum forming, and other basic fabrication tasks and related equipment.
Prototyping: Use of rapid prototyping equipment such as 3D printers, laser cutters, circuit board routers, waterjet machines, plasma cutters and vacuum forming machines.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office for Windows applications (word processing, e-mail, etc.) is required.
Must be proficient in general office equipment operation.
Must possess exceptional time management and detail-orientation skills.
Must possess or be able to obtain basic First Aid and CPR certification.
Salaries and Benefits:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including Day One medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.
Position will remain open until filled.
Internal Number: 1285
About University of Mary-Hardin Baylor
Founded in 1845, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has traditionally been known for producing excellent educators, nurses, business leaders and missionaries. That has not changed, but today UMHB is also earning recognition for its talented science and music graduates, for top-notch graduate programs in counseling, physical therapy and more.
Research done in the university's Human Performance Laboratory is being applauded for its contributions to the field of sport nutrition. The university's new competency-based education program for adult learners is the first of its kind among private colleges and universities in Texas. And enrollment at UMHB has set new records every year for the last seven years.
What's behind this success? An unapologetic dedication to Christian principles. An emphasis on inspired teaching, on making each student's learning experience the best it can be. A commitment to excellence in every aspect of university life.
If one word could be chosen to summarize what is happening at UMHB today, that word would be "MOMENTUM."
It takes a powerful force to gain momentum in an upward trajectory, and that force is present and real at UMHB today. ... Mary Hardin-Baylor is moving forward, offering Christian higher education in compelling new ways to a growing number of students. UMHB has nearly 4,000 students pursuing degrees at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree levels and nearly 500 employees including 190 full-time faculty members.
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