Engineering and Engineering Technology Lab Manager(Part Time) - Quinsigamond Community College
Quinsigamond Community College
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 153482
Location: Worcester, MA Category: Other Posted On: Sun Sep 25 2022 Job Description:
The Engineering and Engineering Technology Labs Manager is responsible for the care and operation of the QCC Electronics Engineering Lab, Advanced Manufacturing Center and Fab Lab, including set-up, preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory equipment. This includes Electronics, Mechatronics, CNC and Fabrication equipment and tools in the Electronics Engineering Lab, Advanced Manufacturing Center and Fab Lab. Additionally, the Manager is responsible for developing and implementing laboratory safety programs, supervising open lab times as needed, and overseeing daily operations.
Reports to the Dean of the School for Business, Engineering & Technology.
May supervise work-study and/or cooperative education student interns.
Duties and Responsibilities
Plan, organize, and direct laboratory operations in the Electronics Engineering Lab, Advanced Manufacturing Center and Fab Labs.
Install, maintain and troubleshoot laboratory equipment including Electronics, Mechatronics, CNC equipment, and fabrication tools in the labs.
Ensure safe operation of laboratory equipment.
Ensure maintenance of all laboratory equipment.
Ensure all equipment calibration is performed as needed.
Ensure that OSHA safety and all necessary equipment maintenance standards and procedures are established and followed.
Maintain all MSDS Sheets and other required documentation.
Determine methods and techniques to install and maintain, and repair laboratory equipment.
Develop and implement a lab safety program and supervise open lab times as needed.
Develop and present Electronics Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing Center and Fab Labs equipment safety and user training / briefing programs for students and faculty.
Assist faculty in the development of teaching materials for laboratories.
Assist faculty in the design of safe classroom, demonstration, and experimental laboratories.
Assist department in the research and development of new laboratory facilities and equipment specification/selection as needed.
Maintain all necessary records and maintenance documentation in support of operations in laboratories.
Manage inventory and conduct annual inventory review for laboratories.
Identify and order appropriate equipment and supplies as needed, and place purchase orders to vendors as required.
Maintain contact with vendors of all equipment and supplies.
Ensure proper care and disposal of environmentally hazardous chemicals and materials.
Actively support the teaching and learning process; practicing honesty and integrity in and out of the classroom; strive to create and support a student-centered environment while fostering academic innovation and excellence.
Work actively with other areas of the college to ensure a spirit of college wide collaboration, collegiality, civility, and teamwork. Respect the function of dissent in an academic institution while advancing a collegial atmosphere of campus collaboration.
Embrace the ideals of diversity and inclusiveness and support the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation.
Provide flexible, responsive and high quality service to all, be they students, community, or staff, and continuously assess processes and procedures and revise accordingly.
Perform other duties as assigned.
A diploma or certificate from a recognized trade, technical or vocational school at high school level or higher.
A minimum of two years technical experience in the installation, construction, design, repair, maintenance or testing of electronic, electrical, mechanical and/or electromechanical equipment.
A minimum of 3 years experience with CNC machining, mechatronics, electronics or equivalent direct operational experience with FAB LAB and/or machine shop equipment, including manual mills, lathes, 3D printers, laser cutters, electronics workbench tools and other common equipment.
Associate Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Industrial Engineering or Engineering Technology or related field.
Demonstrated enthusiasm for "making stuff" and tinkering.
Clear communication skills, ability to work independently or as a member of a team, and a flexible can-do attitude.
Familiarity with HAAS machinery.
Familiarity with Fanuc and other mechatronics equipment.
Familiarity with MIT FAB LABs, or Makerspaces.
Familiarity with modern electronics lab equipment.
Working knowledge of CAD/CAM principles including 2D and 3D (Solids) CAD.
Five or more years of direct operational experience with machine shop equipment, including manual mills, lathes and other common shop equipment.
Experience with developing and leading programs to train individuals in the safe and effective use of equipment, especially shop equipment.
3-5 years of experience in a supervisory capacity or clear demonstration of this potential.
Experience training and demonstrating techniques.
Experience programming and operating CNC mills and lathes.
Experience in PLC programming, simple robotics languages, and industrial automation.
Diversity, inclusion, and equity are core values at Quinsigamond Community College. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive, respectful, and equitable environment for all students, staff, and faculty. Every member on our college campus enriches our diversity. We support inclusion and are dedicated to ensuring equity in access to opportunities.
Quinsigamond Community College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
QCC was established in 1963 to provide access to higher education to residents of Central Massachusetts. Since the early 60s, enrollment has grown from 300 to over 13,000 full and part-time day and evening students served. Over 120 associate degree and certificate career options in Business, Healthcare, Technology, Liberal Arts, and Human Services. The College also offers a wide variety of non-credit courses, workshops, and seminars through its Center for Workforce Development and Continuing Education. In addition, over 300 noncredit and nearly 35 credit courses are offered online.In addition to its main campus on West Boylston Street in Worcester, the College has program locations in downtown Worcester at its Healthcare and Workforce Development Center, at the Senior Center in Worcester (Hospitality & Recreation Management), Burncoat High School in Worcester (Automotive Technology), and in Marlborough at Assabet Valley, and Southbridge.QCC is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or services, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the college academic community.