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Equipment Tech V - Dept of Molecular Biology & Genetics - College

Summary Sheet: Science & Technology

Advertiser NameCornell UniversityAdvertiser Type:Agency
Classification:Science & TechnologySubclassification:
Country:United StatesLocation:United States
Language:English - United Kingdom (en-GB) Contact Name:
Employment Type:PermanentWorkhours:Part Time

Position: Equipment Tech V - Dept of Molecular Biology & Genetics - College

Description: Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply. As part of the university's comprehensive vaccination program, all Cornell employees are required to have and provide proof of an FDA-or WHO-authorized or approved COVID-19 primary vaccination or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption, regardless of their role and work location. New hires are required to provide documentation showing primary vaccination status (that is, completion of two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one shot of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) before their first day of work. If a new hire's vaccination is not complete or information is not received by their start date, the first day of work will be delayed. It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn. For additional information on Cornell's Vaccination Compliance Program click here. Molecular Biology and Genetics is one of the largest science departments on campus and the work of our faculty relies on a variety of specialized equipment. We are looking for someone who has experience and a proven track record of being able to fix equipment that contains electronics (including microcontrollers and electronic logic boards on the component level) and hydraulics components. Also, knowledge of thermodynamics is needed. Under the supervision of the Technical Services Supervisor II, this position will support the research activities of the Molecular Biology and Genetics Department and several related departments through the design, modification and maintenance of, training in the use of, and field deployment of a variety of research lab equipment. The equipment and services are primarily, but not limited to, spectrophotometers, PCR machines, power supplies, computers, LCD projectors, vacuum pumps, centrifuges, incubators, shakers, microscopes, UV and visible light sources, various microcontrollers, firmware updates, and software updates. This position is part time, 20 hours per week and is benefits eligible. This position will work 100% on campus and must adhere to all COVID-19 protocols and procedures. Required Qualifications: Trade/Vocational/Technical School and 4 - 6 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires thorough knowledge of repair, maintenance, troubleshooting, upgrading and overhaul, and ability to analyze equipment problems and determine what repairs are needed. Must be able to occasionally lift heavy loads (50 lbs.) and be capable of physical exertion for short intervals. Basic machining and surface mount soldering techniques knowledge necessary. Familiarity with test equipment such as signal generators, meters, oscilloscopes, universal T memory programmers and other digital instruments, is needed. Strong interpersonal skills needed to interact effectively with diverse staff, students and faculty in conducting daily workplace duties. Requires ability to multi-task and ability to work under varied working conditions. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, effective writing and strong organizational skills. Must have ability to learn device-specific functions and their meaning and importance. Equipment requires safety precautions. Protective devices may be necessary. Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated troubleshooting success in a wide variety of systems (electrical, electronic, mechanical); good mechanical intuition; comfortable with electro-mechanical systems. Ability to work independently. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate has been selected. Your complete application will include BOTH cover letter and resume. We have found it most efficient to save as one document prior to attaching. No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance are provided for this position. University Job Title: Equipment Tech V Job Family: Technical Level: E Pay Rate Type: Hourly Pay Range: $28.77 - $33.43 Company: Endowed Contact Name: Tara Wilder Number of Openings: 1 Job Titles and Pay Ranges: Noted pay ranges reflect the potential pay opportunity for each job profile. The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria: Prior relevant work or industry experience. Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position. Unique applicable skills. To learn more about Cornell's non-union staff job titles and pay ranges, see Career Navigator. Current Employees: If you currently work at Cornell University, please exit this website and log in to Workday using your Net ID and password. Select the Career icon on your Home dashboard to view jobs at Cornell. Online Submission Guidelines: Most positions at Cornell will require you to apply online and submit both a resume/CV and cover letter. You can upload documents either by "dragging and dropping" them into the dropbox or by using the "upload" icon on the application page. For more detailed instructions on how to apply to a job at Cornell, visit How We Hire on the HR website. Employment Assistance: For general questions about the position or the application process, please contact the Recruiter listed in the job posting or email . If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell University's Office of Institutional Equity and Title IX at voice , or email at . Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application. Notice to Applicants: Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement by clicking here. This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant. EEO Statement: Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement. 2022-10-13-07:00

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