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Digital Fabrications Jr. Mechanician (8653C) Job
University of California, Berkeley


Date Posted Jul. 24, 2019
Title Digital Fabrications Jr. Mechanician (8653C) Job
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
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Digital Fabrications Jr. Mechanician (8653C) Job


About Berkeley
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.

Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: Immediate Review

Departmental Overview
This position is a temporary, part-time, entry-level position in the College of Environmental Design's Digital Fabrication Lab (DFL). The position requires some knowledge of appropriate CAD/CAM processes, techniques, materials (wood, paper, plastic, metal) and equipment (laser and blade cutters, CNC, metal mills, plastic and powder 3D printers) used in CAD/CAM settings. Under the direction of the DFL Manager or Principle Mechanician, this position will monitor DFL users and equipment, review files, and intervene when necessary to assure proper equipment use. This employee will assist with the maintenance of the Lab, equipment, and supply inventory. On an ad-hoc basis this employee may be required to present a specialty workshop or equipment orientation, may be assigned small fabrication or installation projects for the College, and must adhere to EH&S and CalOSHA compliance rules and regulations.

Responsibilities
This position is a temporary, part-time, entry-level position in the College of Environmental Design's Digital Fabrication Lab (DFL). The position requires some knowledge of appropriate CAD/CAM processes, techniques, materials (wood, paper, plastic, metal) and equipment (laser and blade cutters, CNC, metal mills, plastic and powder 3D printers) used in CAD/CAM settings. Under the direction of the DFL Manager or Principle Mechanician, this position will monitor DFL users and equipment, review files, and intervene when necessary to assure proper equipment use.

This employee will assist with the maintenance of the Lab, equipment, and supply inventory. On an ad-hoc basis this employee may be required to present a specialty workshop or equipment orientation, may be assigned small fabrication or installation projects for the College, and must adhere to EH&S and CalOSHA compliance rules and regulations.

Required Qualifications
*Experience and skills in CAD/CAM or prototyping.
*Experience using standing and hand tools used in the course of CAD/CAM efforts.
*Experience with materials used in CAD/CAM or prototyping efforts.
*Abilities to consult and advise on instructional or research activities.
*Ability to read, write and follow oral/written instructions provided in English.
*Must be willing to support and actively contribute to a highly collaborative team environment.
*Must have a proper customer-service attitude.
*Availability on weekends, holidays and emergencies.
*Must be able to access work sites including heights, confined spaces; walk and stand for extended periods; lift up to 50 lbs with assistance from equipment.
*Strong interpersonal skills including sensitivity, tact and diplomacy.
*Incumbent must possess a high level of motivation and initiative.
*Attend training as required to maintain or expand skills.

Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

*This is a 43% part-time, temporary position.
*The hourly salary range designated for this position: $27.78 - Step 1

How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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