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Development Technician (7174C) - 2463 - 2463
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Oct. 29, 2019
Title Development Technician (7174C) - 2463 - 2463
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

Development Technician (7174C) - 2463 - 2463

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

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: November 8, 2019

Departmental Overview

The intellectual heart of UC Berkeley, the College of Letters & Science (L&S) is the largest of the university's 14 colleges and schools and the most prestigious teaching and research unit in the UC system. L&S encompasses more than half of the campus's faculty, three-quarters of its undergraduate students, and half of its Ph.D. candidates.

The L&S Facilities Office to serve the College of Letters & Science with new construction, maintenance and operations services and support.

  • Under close supervision, incumbent performs basic repairs and preventative maintenance of scientific equipment commonly used in biology labs. Prioritizes incoming work orders as per departmental policies. Manages time and plans jobs to achieve recharge financial goals.
  • Documents labor and material usage for recharge reports. Maintains shop and shop equipment in serviceable and safe condition. Maintains shop inventory.
  • Assist LSFO with miscellaneous operational tasks (equipment moves, equipment installations, material pick-up and delivery) as requested.
  • Develops equipment repair skills through direct instruction from supervisor and other online training and resources

Required Qualifications
  • Basic mechanical and low-voltage electrical repair experience.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of precision and manual dexterity.
  • Experience using power, hand and bench tools such as drills and soldering irons
  • Demonstrated organizational and decision-making abilities to prioritize competing work assignments in order to meet deadlines and adherence to quality standards.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma and/or equivalent combination of experience/training.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to troubleshoot and conduct component level repair of PC boards, machine interfaces, etc.

Salary & Benefits

This is an hourly paid, stepped rate position within the range of $18.59 (step 1.0) - $21.89 (5.0)

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

How to Apply

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

Other Information

This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Technical Unit (TX) between the University of California and the University Professional and Technical Employees (UPTE). The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at:

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:
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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