Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Salary Range
$21.23 - $23.14 / Hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
TX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon - Fri

#115391 Development Technician II

Extended Deadline: Fri 5/27/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 3/29/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 4/8/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.


Under general supervision, incumbent will assist a team of engineers supporting scientific research in the area of Structural Engineering. Maintenance and general operation of equipment, including material handling devices and electronic instruments. Use hand and power tools, measuring devices, and Machining tools. Fabricate, assemble and maintain electrical and mechanical equipment.


  • Electronics; Good technical background and practical experience, broad knowledge and familiarity with electrical and mechanical concepts and devices.

  • Basic experience with machine shop equipment(i.e. lathe, milling machine, drill press, band saw and grinding equipment) involving various materials.

  • Posses a High School Diploma with knowledge of and working experience in basic math and principles of physics.

  • Data acquisition; experience or ability to learn computerized data collection skills.

  • Basic skills in electrical/electronic assembly, soldering, testing and maintenance.

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with lab personnel, researchers and faculty.

  • Ability to work in "field like" conditions, i.e. scaffolding, ladders, and non-climate controlled areas.

  • Knowledge of laboratory and shop safety procedures with regard to handling of hazardous/dangerous materials and equipment.

  • Working knowledge of PC operating systems, including and Microsoft Windows.

  • Familiarity with measuring systems, including calipers, micrometers and dial gages

  • Knowledge of or ability to learn experimental operation principles, data collection, and routine data analysis with emphasis on attention to detail.

  • Ability to do quality work, be conscientious, organized and prepare excellent documentation.

  • Ability to interact with researchers to determine requirements to achieve the desired test objectives.


  • Must be able to occasionally work evening and weekends as required to complete research projects.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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