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Laboratory Technician (Temporary Part-Time)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To be considered for a position at Pellissippi State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please be sure to include the Begin and End Dates under your Employment History. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Scan and attach required documents (diploma, High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma, transcripts, certifications), and resume to the online application in Word or PDF format (less than 2 MB in size). Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Hardin Valley Campus Educational Resources Center, if needed.

Posting Details

Posting Text

Title Laboratory Technician (Temporary Part-Time)
Position Title Laboratory Technician (Temporary Part-Time)
Department PSCC-Engineering & Media Technologies
Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to provide support to the MET, EET, AIS and IMT Programs that are necessary to provide an effective and safe learning environment for the students. This is accomplished by maintaining the laboratories and equipment in full working condition, inventorying and ordering parts, supplies, and equipment that is necessary for day to day program operation, and helping develop, set-up, and teach labs sessions and classes. In addition, to support faculty in the classes they teach.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

1. 40% Repair and maintain MET, AIS, EET, and IMT related equipment. This includes machine tools (manual and CNC), measuring equipment (manual and CMM), training simulators and testing equipment. This also includes performing preventative maintenance and keeping equipment calibrated.

2. 15% Assist in the development and set-up of labs, and teach lab sessions. Tutoring students in MET, EET, IMT and AIS open lab sessions and writing job aides.

3. 15% Certification Verification of Skill Sets in MET, IMT, EET and AIS. Prepare and submit required documentation in support of accreditation applications to national third party organizations such National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) and manage these certification records.

4. 10% Research, Inventory, order, and maintain a complex and diverse list of expendable supplies, tools and tooling, measuring devices, and power equipment. This includes completing requisitions for supplies and receiving supplies. Submit work orders and provide details of work needed to other support departments.

5. 10% Teach training classes associated with Authorized Training Programs (i.e. Fanuc, FeatureCam, Solidworks, Haas, CNC and other related fields.)

6. 5% Supervise part time lab technicians, student workers, and coordinate their work activities.

7. 5% Perform various other duties as assigned by the department or college.

Required Qualifications

• An Associate’s degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Industrial Maintenance, or related field is required. However, a person with a certificate from TN College of Applied Technology and near completion of an Associate’s Degree may be considered competent to perform the job.
• Must have three years’ full-time work experience in the field of study and experience in the CAM, CAD and Communication application and Microsoft office, as well as, maintenance and asset management software tools.

Preferred Qualifications

Training in FeatureCam, Hass, CNC, SolidWorks and Certified in National Institute for Metal Working Skills (NIMS) is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics

Must be willing to learn other program specific software and the installation, operation, and maintenance of new equipment.

Pay Rate
Posting Date 05/19/2017
Closing Date
Open until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered for a position at Pellissippi State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please be sure to include the Begin and End Dates under your Employment History. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Scan and attach required documents (diploma, High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma, transcripts, certifications), and resume to the online application in Word or PDF format (less than 2 MB in size). Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Hardin Valley Campus Educational Resources Center, if needed.

Type of Appointment
FLSA Status
Employment Category
Location Pellissippi State Community College (Knoxville)
Location of Position
Posting Number 005661

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Unofficial Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Additional Document (s)