Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station Laboratory Technician I in College Station, Texas

Job Title

Laboratory Technician I

Agency

Texas A&M Engineering

Department

Zachry Common Labs

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

The Laboratory Technician I, under general supervision, assists in planning research on support laboratory methods and techniques, carrying out procedures, and recording results for a series of closely-controlled experiments. Areas of focus include electronics and controls.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts experiments and technical procedures. Carries out research problems

  • Researches literature relating to possible procedures and experiments. Modifies procedures to suit the particular research need

  • Assists with planning and supervising technical operations

  • Assists personnel involved in a series of controlled environment or analysis experiments

  • Makes complex chemical and physical analyses which, although they follow standard procedures and tests, may require the exercise of some ingenuity and improvisation

  • Uses computer equipment for controlling equipment and compiling data.

  • Makes and records observations and measurements

  • Writes and/or edits for publication scientific materials requiring academic knowledge

  • Researches and catalogs reference materials requiring understanding of subject matter theory

  • Orders scientific supplies and equipment

  • Setup and organization of laboratory equipment

  • Assist Lab Manager with daily duties as directed

Required Education:

Bachelor's degree in a related field or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Required Experience:

No prior experience required.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in Field and Bench electronics repair

  • Experience in power systems

  • Experience in Control systems, electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic

Other Requirements:

Possible weekend, evenings, and shift work.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

At Texas A&M Engineering our employees are meeting new challenges every day. Through partnerships with industries, communities and academic institutions, the Texas A&M College of Engineering and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) work to enrich the lives of residents of the State of Texas, the United States and the World. Texas A&M Engineering staff and faculty members strive to uphold the universities core values of Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity and Selfless Service, while working to fulfill the program’s efforts to transform engineering education.

Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (979) 458-7699.

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