Engineering Technician - Western Kentucky University
Western Kentucky University
Location: Bowling Green, Kentucky
Internal Number: 163554
Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Staff Posted On: Thu Jun 15 2023 Job Description:
The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) at Western Kentucky University is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity. SEAS is home to nine undergraduate programs and two graduate programs (www.wku.edu/seas). The school is committed to producing graduates who are well prepared for the start of productive, successful careers in a wide spectrum of programs.
We are seeking to fill an Engineering Technician starting approximately August 1, 2023. The new hire must have the ability to support student projects and laboratory experiences.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Academic Project and Laboratory Support
Fabricate print circuit boards
Manage the SEAS Innovation Lab
Manage project spaces
Perform industrial equipment maintenance, repairs, and modifications
Manage inventory (order equipment, consumables, material, first aid items and tooling)
Provide assistance and machining guidance for students
Assists professors in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences with jobs and projects related to their classes
Maintain and improve all safety procedures and practices
Manage safety training sessions for incoming engineering students
Supervise students while working in labs
Maintain first aid training to provide assistance in the event of an accident
Candidates with relevant professional experience are especially encouraged to apply. The University has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from women and minorities.
Associate of Applied Science or higher in engineering, manufacturing, or industrial maintenance or relevant industry expertise in engineering or manufacturing;
Ability to work on a team and multitask; and
Willingness to attend training in support of print circuit board creation and/or industrial machine maintenance.
Salary Range: $50,000 - $60,000
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
Western Kentucky University (WKU) is committed to a policy and practice of providing equal employment and educational opportunities to all individuals. In accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, no form of discrimination or harassment will be tolerated at WKU on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices.
Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify the office of Institutional Equity. To request an accommodation, report a complaint, or ask questions regarding WKU's Discrimination and Harassment Policy (#0.2040), please contact Ms. Ena Demir, Executive Director/Title IX Coordinator via email at email@example.com or by phone at (270) 745-6867. Ms. Demir is also responsible for coordinating the University's response to complaints related to sex and gender harassment. Additional information regarding Title IX is accessible via WKU's https://www.wku.edu/titleix/ website.
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