Manage and oversee daily operations of Civil and Environmental Engineering labs on Scott campus. Oversight of lab operations and safety, equipment and software use, design, fabrication and implementation of fixtures and duties performed by individuals working in labs. This position functions as a leader, source of technical information, trainer/facilitator for technical staff, faculty and students. Work performed in the labs encompasses utilization of equipment and or instruments for teaching and research. The individual in this position will function as an administrator, source of technical information, and trainer/facilitator for technical staff, faculty and students. Individual will brainstorm with faculty, staff and student researchers to design and modify scientific devices, equipment, software, fixtures and lab spaces to meet their needs and specifications. Individual will actively work with faculty, staff and student researchers to develop ideas that facilitate safe and accurate completion of experiments. Install, design, and build experiments as requested for research labs. Managing all activities in structures, geotechnical, materials environmental, and water resources labs. Position will supervise lab technician on Scott Campus.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or closely related field plus 5 years of experience in a Civil or Mechanical engineering laboratory required; equivalent education/experience considered. Advanced operational knowledge (Overhead cranes, pallet jacks, forklifts, pumps, electric and gas motors, hydraulic RAMs and actuators) required along with advanced knowledge of computer software operation, material procurement, record keeping, safety training, initiation of safety protocols and fixture assembly. Knowledge of engineering laboratories necessary. General equipment operational knowledge required along with knowledge of computer software operation, material procurement, record keeping, safety training, initiation of safety protocols and fixture assembly. Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary.
More than 5 years of experience in a Civil or Mechanical engineering laboratory preferred. Previous supervisory experience helpful. Experience with project management desirable. Prefer experience working in multiple different Engineering research labs. Ability to complete basic electrical circuitry and wiring and data acquisition preferred. Experience with solid modeling CAD/CAE helpful.
Posted Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
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