Reporting to the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies & Research, the Engineering Central Shops Department Lead is responsible for the oversight and leadership of central shop operations, 3D printing program, department technicians, and student assistants. Develops, implement, maintain and provide training for the college’s 3D printers. This role supports the following engineering departments: Mechanical, Aerospace, Aviation & Technology, Industrial & Systems, and Interdisciplinary.
Department Lead participates in College-wide activities with the CoE department technical and clerical staff as well as faculty.
- Develops, coordinates and implements safety programs at the College of Engineering, including: monthly safety inspections of labs and student club spaces; semester EH&S audits; county Cal/OSHA inspections; training, enforcement, and correction of violations
- Manages the operations of the Makerspace in the college, including 3D printers, laser cutter, and waterjet. Manages the inventory of the tools in the shop
- Manages and tracks facilities projects in the industrial studies building, networks with campus offices, including Environmental Health and Safety, Facilities Development and Operations, and Risk Management as needed
- Maintain and schedule iSupport tickets for applicable staff
- Maintain Automated Package Delivery Tracking System
- Manages the state vehicles in the courtyard, enforces check-out procedure
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Knowledge of chemical and non-chemical hazards and their safety protocols
- Leadership and project management skills to effectively assign work and monitor progress of student assistants and college technician team, meet due dates, and communicate project status to requestors
- Oral and written communication skills to appropriately disseminate policies, training requirements, findings from audits and inspections, and any corrective actions required to College employees
- Knowledge of software tools needed for collaboration and recordkeeping, such as Google Apps and Chem SW, campus iSupport ticket system
- Organization skills to submit tickets to College staff and FD&O as appropriate, and monitor status of facilities repair and upgrades
- Ability to repair equipment in the lab, or engage service contracts as appropriate
- Must possess excellent customer services and public relations skills
- Completion of an apprenticeship program or completion of a full military specialization in the required type of equipment maintenance and repair may be substituted for one year of the required experience. A Federal Communications Commission license is required for some positions
- Equivalent to three years of progressively responsible journey-level or skilled experience in the maintenance, repair and operation of scientific or technical equipment in the specialty area to which assigned, including one year involving design modifications and fabrication of complex and highly technical equipment or equivalent to two years of semi-skilled experience maintaining and repairing scientific or technical equipment or related equipment experience as part of instructional support activities may be substituted for one year of the required experience or equivalent to two years of trade school or technical arts training with specialization in the type of equipment repair to which assigned
- Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in facility management or environmental studies
- Experience with leading cross functional teams
- Experience with leading and scheduling competing priorities for staff
Classification: Equipment Technician III, Mechanical
Anticipated Hiring Range: $7,100/month - $7,500/month
CSU Salary Range: $4,394/month - $7,950/month
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All applicants must apply within the specified application period: September 16, 2022, through October 4, 2022. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.
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