Engineering Technician - Robotics
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Work type: Full-time exempt
Categories: Administrative (Exempt)
Widener University is seeking an Engineering Technician- Robotics who will be primarily responsible for supporting instructional and research laboratories, and outreach and recruitment activities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include but not limited to):
Troubleshoot robotic systems.
Perform preventive or corrective maintenance on robotic systems or components.
Assemble and reassemble robots or peripheral equipment.
Fabricate components or systems, such as housings, jigs, fittings, or fixtures, using metalworking machines.
Test performance of robotic assemblies, using instruments such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, or bridges.
Maintain inventory of equipment and supplies, and service records.
Train students and staff to install, use, or maintain robots.
Assist students in the design, configuration, or application of robotic systems.
Update software applications on school-wide computer labs with guidance from IT staff.
Support engineering outreach and recruitment activities.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Education/Training and Experience Required):
Bachelor’s degree in engineering technology, or related field, with 2 years of relevant experience; or associate degree in engineering technology with 5 years of relevant experience.
Able to build, install, program, test, repair and maintain robotic equipment and related automated systems.
Able to conduct robotic engineering tests and experiments consistent with safe operating protocols.
Experience working microprocessors, programmable controllers, electronics, circuit analysis, mechanics, sensor or feedback systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, etc.
Knowledge of schematics, block diagrams, and electro/mechanical assembly drawings.
Able to prioritize work effectively and provide technical support to students, faculty and staff.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision on multiple tasks.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Willing to learn new systems and protocols.
Previous experience in engineering or science laboratories.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND/OR UNUSUAL WORK HOURS:
Usual office, laboratory and classroom conditions; evening and weekend work may be required; long periods of time utilizing computer; occasionally lift in excess of 30 lbs.
**Qualified candidates must submit resume and cover letter for consideration. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only those selected to interview will be contacted.
Widener has a strategic commitment to building an inclusive university community whose diversity enriches the lives of all members and where our students are prepared for living in a pluralistic and ever-changing world. As a leading metropolitan university, Widener strives to embody the values that are inherent in our mission: civic engagement, access, inclusion, academic excellence, innovation, and leadership.
Advertised: Eastern Daylight Time 01 Aug 2019
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