UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/20/23 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/30/23. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.
Under supervision, the incumbent is responsible for a diverse range of duties pertaining to large-scale structural test components and systems, with a primary emphasis on electronics expertise. The incumbent will provide maintenance and general operation of equipment, including material handling devices. Use hand and power tools, measuring devices, heavy equipment and machining tools. Fabricate, assemble and maintain electrical and mechanical equipment in support of structural testing. General creative problem solving to achieve research-focused objectives.
Demonstrated experience with machine shop equipment (i.e. drill press, band saw, power tools, and grinding equipment) involving various materials including wood, steel and aluminum
Demonstrated experience with measuring systems, including tape measure, calipers, micrometers and dial gages
Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate effectively with lab personnel, researchers, students and faculty
Demonstrated ability to work in "field like" conditions, i.e., scaffolding, ladders, manlift baskets
Knowledge of laboratory and shop safety procedures with regard to handling of hazardous/dangerous materials and equipment
Ability to use computers with Microsoft Windows operating system
Demonstrated ability to do quality work, be conscientious and organized with attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to interact with researchers to determine requirements to achieve the desired test objectives
Prior experience in electronics, instrumentation, or data acquisition systems
Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot and repair electronic components
Experience with Microsoft Office or equivalent for development of spreadsheets, reports, and PowerPoint presentations
Must be able to occasionally work evening and weekends as required to complete research projects.
Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.
Pay Transparency Act
Annual Full Pay Range: $55,165 - $66,231 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $26.42 - $31.72
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
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