Career and Technical Education Laboratory Technician-Moreno Valley College (2 Positions)
Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
Career & Tech Ed (M)
Support Staff (Classified / Confidential)
Physical location of the position:
4,556 - 5,546
Is this position categorically (grant) funded?
If categorically (grant) funded, date funded through:
The grant is currently awarded through 09/30/21 with funding is on a year to year basis.
Under the supervision of the area Dean, prepares laboratory materials; calibrates and makes minor repairs and modifications on equipment; issues and replaces specialized materials used in the laboratories; organizes and maintains stockrooms; sets up and checks out instructional supplies and equipment for instructors; responsible for requisitions and receives, stores, and inventories instructional supplies, and equipment to insure adequate stock for laboratory sessions; collects, stores and properly coordinates the disposal of metal, industrial and other waste as required; and maintains accurate records of open accounts and budget information.
Completion of two years at an accredited college or equivalent, including or supplemented by sixteen semester units in electronics, engineering, manufacturing or a related field (legible copies of transcripts verifying coursework and degree must be included; official transcripts will be required upon employment).
Directly related experience dealing with instrumentation unique to electronics, engineering, manufacturing and related-field laboratories is required. Two years of experience in a public institution or private company that demonstrates the skill sets required to support electronics, engineering, manufacturing or related-field laboratory demonstrations is desirable.
- Methods, techniques, and procedures used in a college electronics, engineering, manufacturing or related department laboratory program.
- Laboratory equipment, materials, supplies, and laboratory procedures, practices, techniques, and terminology used in electronics, engineering, manufacturing and/or related fields.
- Tools, materials, and equipment used in the repair, calibration, and maintenance of laboratory equipment and instrumentation unique to the fields of electronics, engineering and/or manufacturing.
- Principles, practices, and environmental health and safety regulations impacting laboratory operations.
- Computer and software programs applicable to laboratory operations.
- Inventory techniques and routine record keeping procedures.
- Learn principles, practices, and environmental health and safety regulations applicable in the disposal of waste materials, including hazardous materials.
- Learn budget and revenue control methods used in the District and assist in budget preparation activities.
- Generate and maintain accurate computerized records, databases, reports and files
- Use hand and power tools in the maintenance of laboratory instruments, equipment and systems.
- Learn and comply with all safety practices applicable to laboratory operations.
- Set up lab equipment and materials used in exercises and experiments.
- Safely handle, store and dispose of hazardous materials.
- Promote and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
- Work independently in carrying out assignments of position.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.
Co-workers, other departmental staff, faculty, administrators, vendors, repair staff, and students.
Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Will require occasional travel.
Normal laboratory or Office Environment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Monitors utilization of supplies via periodic inventory reviews to assure a well-stocked laboratory; requisitions and receives instructional supplies, and equipment; calculates costs of materials from sources such as quotations and price lists; estimates and procures supplies and equipment; researches products; makes purchases; receives and verifies shipment content; assembles, tests, and installs new equipment and instruments; monitors and controls expenditures to assure payments are current and reports discrepancies as necessary; and compiles and prepares budget data based on revenue and expense estimates; and submits justifications for budget items and requested increases.
2. Participates with faculty in the planning, preparation and implementation and cleanup of instructional materials & exercises.
3. Recommends solutions to problems that may arise; and prepares special instructions for non-routine and complex assignments.
4. Sets up, operates, adapts, tests and maintains equipment, interface computer systems, industrial controls; and prepares, tests, adjusts, and performs routine maintenance, including calibration on a variety of electronic, engineering, manufacturing and related-field instruments.
5. Provides proper maintenance including identifying defective to ensure optimal operation of equipment; changes or replaces filters and performs simple repairs as needed; assures regularly scheduled and needed maintenance is completed; and orders replacement parts through authorized vendors.
6. Uses computers and computer-interfaced equipment, including document cameras, display projectors, and digital cameras in educational applications.
7. Generates spreadsheets and various forms; and maintains accurate computerized files and reports.
May assist with updating lab manuals and graphically generated and interactive tutorials and other pertinent educational documents for laboratory teaching using various software applications and graphic packages.
9. Collects, monitors, controls, labels, keeps detailed logs and stores and arranges for safe disposal of waste generated by these laboratories.
10. Develops, implements, and maintains laboratory safety protocols to comply with federal, state, and local regulations and District environmental health and safety requirements; and establishes and enforces laboratory safety procedures including the routine inspection and/or testing of safety equipment and supplies and protocols for responding to laboratory emergencies such as spills of hazardous materials and injuries. Participates in laboratory training seminars in order to maintain current on technical developments
11. Organizes, cleans, and maintains electronics, engineering, manufacturing and related-field laboratories and stockroom areas.
12. Maintains a friendly, supportive atmosphere for students, staff, faculty, and the public.
13. Performs other duties, related to the position, as assigned.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
SALARY: Salary grades consist of nine steps. A new employee is normally placed on Step 1 of the grade. Changes in step placement take place on the first day of the first month following the anniversary date of attaining permanent classified employee status until the maximum of the grade is reached.
HOLIDAYS: There are 13 holidays observed each year. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months.
VACATION: Employees are granted 12 days of vacation per year through the first five years of service to the District; 15 days after completion of five continuous years of service to the District; 20 days after completion of ten continuous years of service to the District; and 22 days after completion of 15 continuous years of service to the District. This computation is based on full-time, twelve-month employment. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months.
SICK LEAVE: One day of sick leave for each month of service is granted. This is based on full-time, twelve-month
employment. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve
months. There is no limit to the number of days of sick leave which may be accrued.
FRINGE BENEFITS: The college provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents. Those employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months will receive a pro-rata share of the benefit package. The dollar value of the package is a subject of negotiation between the District and the Bargaining Unit. Employees working less than 20 hours per week are not eligible for this benefit package.
The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.
All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.
The Riverside Community College District is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the need to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. For more information, contact (951) 222-8039.
The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.
Work Hours/Work Days for Classified and Hourly Positions Only:
Position 1: Tuesday - Saturday 7:00 AM- 3:30 PM
Position 2: Monday-Friday 12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Optional Applicant Documents:
Associate or Equivalent Transcript
Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript
Masters or Equivalent Transcript
Effective Employment Date:
Anticipated start date: July 2019 or after
*It is anticipated that first screening of applications will occur sometime during the 1st or 2nd week of July.
Please note: The selection process typically concludes within four to six weeks from the closing date. There are, however, exceptions to this general guideline. Status updates will be made throughout the process. Please refer to your account for any updates to the status of your application.
* Only electronic, on-line applications are accepted. All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.
* An application will not be considered complete unless all Required Documents are electronically attached to the application by the Application Deadline date. An incomplete file may subject the candidate to disqualification.
* Paper applications and supporting materials WILL NOT be accepted!
* Letters of reference must be non-confidential and submitted electronically when applying on-line.
* Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
* The Riverside Community College District does not require testing at the initial application filing period. As you progress through the selection process, you may be required to perform a job-related test based on the needs of the work area for which you are being considered.
* The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Diversity and Human Resources at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.
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