ECE Makerspace Assistant Lab Manager - 120466
#120466 ECE Makerspace Assistant Lab ManagerExtended Deadline: Tue 2/14/2023
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Under supervision, the incumbent uses professional engineering concepts to provide support to several undergraduate courses designed to provide "hands-on" experience through a series of structured projects. The incumbent will be responsible for a wide variety of services of moderate complexity, including design, testing, student training/supervision, and general support of the lab's operations. The incumbent will assist the Lab Manager by keeping the lab projects up-to-date and carry out administrative tasks related to lab operations.
These tasks include maintaining inventory of parts and establishing a check-out system for more expensive parts and equipment, including mechanical components, motors, sensors, power supplies, function generators, scopes, logic analyzers, etc. The incumbent will also troubleshoot equipment, sending damaged equipment off to repair and teach basic equipment functionality to students and other users. The incumbent will manage other users of the lab, including interns and students, and coordinate their efforts in the construction, assembly and testing of experimental labs as well as ensure that all users have had relevant safety training.
In collaboration with the Lab Manager, incumbent will assist in devising interrelated experiments that teach fundamentals of circuit design, signal processing, mechanical design, robotics, and system design using a combination of platforms including microprocessors with add-on I/O capabilities.
Working knowledge of engineering principles and methods in order to independently perform professional engineering design work of limited scope and complexity.
Working knowledge necessary to begin independent application of principles, practices and procedures in the completion of assignments.
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work in a collaborative manner, to assist in identifying any challenges or barriers.
Demonstrated analytical and judgment skills to conduct analyses and develop appropriate recommendations.
Demonstrated experience with laboratory safety, including a knowledge of mechanical, electrical, mechanical and/or chemical safety procedures.
Knowledge of basic circuit analysis programs and board layout tools. Proven ability to program microprocessors.
Skill in software programs such as LabView, Matlab, and Python.
Demonstrated knowledge and hands on experience of Machine shop practices, CNC machining & 3D printing technology.
Experience in managing lab inventory.
Strong leadership skills
Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.
Overtime may be required.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $59,700 - $124,300 Annually
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Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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