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Job ID: 107206

Civil Engineering Lab Manager
The University of St. Thomas

Date Posted May 30, 2018
Title Civil Engineering Lab Manager
University The University of St. Thomas
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • St. Paul, MN
    United States
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

Civil Engineering Lab Manager

The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Civil Engineering Lab Manager within the School of Engineering.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.


The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
Medical, dental, and vision options
Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits


Collaborate with School of Engineering Lab Manager Team with primary focus on the safety, operations and maintenance of the Civil Engineering Labs and Projects.


Keep Civil Engineering Labs maintained and orderly. Specify, procure, and maintain lab equipment and supplies.
Assist with jointly coordinated Lab and Project activities across the School of Engineering.
Assist students and faculty with design and set-up of new projects, research tests, and new teaching lab components based on knowledge of design, engineering, material properties, and practical technical skills.
Coordinate student workers in supporting the Civil Engineering and broader School of Engineering Lab activities.
Support instructional and research projects with students, faculty, and staff.
High level of customer service interacting with both student, faculty and staff.
Lead by example and ensure compliance with culture of safety, accountability, and responsibility.


Minimum Qualifications

Associates level degree in civil engineering, civil engineering technology, construction, industrial technology, or degree in technical field with appropriate hands on experience
Three years of practical experience in any of a range of construction, civil engineering technology, industrial or technology service environments, and knowledge of safe work practices in laboratory, job site or industrial settings.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, civil engineering technology, construction, industrial technology or another technical field preferred.

Physical Requirements

Ability to work in and move about an engineering laboratory setting, construction job site setting and office setting
Ability to set up civil engineering testing equipment
Ability to transport up to 94 pounds
Ability to read construction drawings, printed materials and a computer screen
Ability to work in a fabrication machine shop
The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals who require and request accommodations to perform the essential functions of their jobs.

On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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