*This is a three (3) year limited term appointment.
Continuation of employment will be contingent upon availability of funding.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering within the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering seeks qualified applicants for the position of Tech III, Engineering.
The person selected for this position performs work associated with laboratory and/or research equipment installation, fabrication, maintenance and/or repair.
Essential Functions include, but are not limited to:
Installs, tests, repairs, and maintains equipment used in research and instruction.
Schedules testing and use of equipment.
Instructs and assists students and faculty in the proper use of research-related and/or instructional equipment and models while following safe operating procedures.
Oversees inventory and security of equipment and supplies for laboratory and/or fabrication shop.
Assists with the design of prototype equipment, instruments, devices, components, and systems.
Operates machinery and equipment associated with research and/or instruction (forklift operation and electronic test equipment).
Purchases equipment, parts, supplies, and services in support of projects and research.
Maintains safety standards and signage in assigned laboratory spaces.
Keeps mechanical engineering department management aware of progress on projects and identifies equipment needs.
Maintains good communications with staff and faculty members so their needs can be met in a timely fashion.
Learns Auburn University rules and procedures for purchases, bids, and contracts with both Auburn University agencies as well as contractors to Auburn University.
Manages projects for maintenance and upgrade of laboratory facilities.
Programming micro-controllers and sensor drivers and software interfaces to equipment Entry into applicant pool requires an Associate's degree from an accredited institution in a technical or scientific field related to engineering plus four (4) years of experience in the practices of assisting in engineering design and manufacturing.
Employer will consider advanced degrees in a relevant discipline in lieu of experience.
Must be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent resident.
Able and willing to work some weekends, evenings and travel extensively (to other states and Canada).
Must have Knowledge of software tools and programming languages.
Must have a valid commercial driver license (CDL).
Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment system and attach the following: a letter of interest stating your qualifications and experience for this position, and a current detailed resume' including names and phone numbers of three (3) professional references.
Only complete application materials will be considered for selection.
A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.
Location/Region: Auburn University, AL (36849)