Use your CNC machining expertise to enable cutting edge research and collaborate with the brightest minds in the College of Engineering. As a Machinist in the Instrument Shop, you'll be critical to our teaching and research mission as you fabricate complex parts used for novel purposes.
Maintains and modifies standard and specialized equipment or instrumentation. Responsible for producing highly precise, unique parts and assemblies used in an extremely accurate applications in a variety of environments.
65% Designs, develops, fabricates, and maintains basic instruments, components, and mechanical systems
15% Assesses design proposals and makes recommendations for improvement or suggests alternative solutions to align with project objectives and resource availability
5% Participates in the selection of materials and components with respect to physical properties, cost, and established guidelines
10% Maintains, repairs, and operates standard analytical instrumentation, identifies damages, and communicates repair or replacement needs to the appropriate entities
5% Locates, positions, and calibrates instrument parts and assemblies
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Required: - 5+ years of current professional experience as a CNC Machinist programming and operating Haas CNC milling machines and HAAS CNC lathes - 3+ current years professional experience using Mastercam (version 2021 or newer) - Technical Diploma in Machine Tool Operation - Experience working with a wide range of materials, including plastics, metals, and ceramics - Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Google Docs - Good oral and written communication skills - Ability to interact professionally with faculty, staff, and students in a diverse academic environment
Preferred: Proficiency in SolidWorks (version 2021 or newer) - Ability and willingness to work as part of a project design team one-on-one with students - Knowledge and work experience in prototype design and testing procedures
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm, with some flexibility.
Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $23.00 HOURLY Depending on Qualifications Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits.
This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with #260282 (Instrument Maker); please note that only one vacancy exists. Having two job postings allows the college to consider candidates with both CNC Programmer/Operator credentials and Journey-level tool and die maker credentials for this position.
Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
How to Apply:
Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. To apply for this position, you will be required to upload a cover letter addressing your qualifications and listing specific software you have experience with, along with dates this software was used, a resume, and technical diploma in machine tool operation.
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