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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) has a distinguished history and tradition of excellence in teaching, research, and service. Drawing on the diverse personal, academic, and professional backgrounds in our community, the department currently offers premier educational and research programs within three broad intellectual areas: Civil Infrastructure, Environment, and Systems and Management.
The Manager of the Civil Infrastructure Laboratory Complex (a large physical testing laboratory) will support teaching and research taking place in the Complex. The 12,500-sq-ft Bovay Civil Infrastructure Laboratory Complex comprises several component facilities, including the George Winter High Bay structural testing facility, the Leone-Perkins Materials Technology Lab, the Kenneth E. '63 and Ruth Arnold Fabrication and Testing Lab, the Civil Engineering Class of 1949 Curing Room, the Reed L. McJunkin '32 Electronics Laboratory, the Joseph D. Dreyfuss II '61 Control Center, and the Richard N. White Instructional Facility.
The successful candidate will be expected to: assist faculty, staff, and students in the teaching of lab courses, oversight of student team projects, planning and conducting research; provide and maintain a safe working environment; supervise full and part-time laboratory support staff; schedule use of facility; and maintain cost records and reviews of lab expenses.
This individual must support and help manage multiple, concurrent projects being execute by principal investigators; and doing so with a high degree of independence, diligence, forethought, and care.
Other responsibilities for the successful candidate include: maintaining extensive, meticulous records; performing general lab maintenance, that includes regular inspections and upkeep of equipment; supply and inventory control; customer support for lab users; hiring and training incoming laboratory members in policies, techniques, and best practices; and supervising student employees as necessary. The successful candidate must ensure all lab personnel adhere to laboratory safety protocols and standards. This is a full time (40 hours/week) 12-month appointment.
Bachelor's degree; at least 5 years' experience or equivalent. Manual dexterity, timely data generation, exceptional attention to detail, and excellent multitasking abilities are critical. Must be willing to learn new laboratory skills. Ability to work independently is essential, as well as in a team environment to accomplish required tasks. Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal skills and commitment to experimental goals are essential. Must have excellent attention to detail, adhere to deadlines, possess excellent organizational/communication skills and take pride in their work.
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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
University Job Title:Mgr Tech Svcs
Pay Rate Type:Salary
Contact Name:Renee Lobdell
Number of Openings:1
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