What will you do?
In this role you will serve as the primary contact for complex research-related relocation, disassembly, modifying/repairing, maintaining, and/or reassembly of equipment needs and experimental material handling. In addition, you will:
- Coordinate daily operations and technical support in the assembly, repair, replacement, installation, and maintenance of research equipment.
- Supervise a team of mechanical technicians and equipment technicians.
- Schedule, assign, and review work for research projects.
- Consult with faculty and researchers to determine and recommend project and/or experimental technical relocation, disassembly and/or reassembly of equipment and/or mechanical systems needs and feasibility.
- Advise researchers on specific material handling problems, procedures, and techniques.
- Establish priorities, and plan, organize, schedule, and execute experimental technical relocation, disassembly and/or reassembly of equipment projects in support of research mission.
- Demonstrate and train faculty, staff, and students in the proper operation of complex heavy equipment, overhead cranes, hoists, and relocation equipment and techniques in support of research mission.
- Interface with Facilities and Campus Services (FCS) as well as outside vendors.
- Monitor delivery of complex, interconnected research utilities systems; repair, maintain, and design and propose upgrades as needed.
- Responsible for safely moving/transporting large experimental components and other research-related equipment, supplies, and materials.
- On call for operational emergencies during nights, weekends, and holidays.
What is Required:
Master’s degree in engineering or technical field; 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination. Additionally you will have/be:
- Supervisory experience.
- Excellent communication, relationship-building, and organizational skills.
- Experience in the operation and repair of complex mechanical systems.
- Capable of adapting to the changing needs of a research environment.
- Able to receive directions and to communicate effectively across all research groups in the department.
- Work effectively and cooperatively within a team environment.
What is Desired:
Preferred, but not required: Professional Engineer. Advanced rigging and material handling skills in a research environment.
Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position.
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