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CWS Lab Technician – Robotics Technology

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

NOTE: Only work-study students who have an active award and are registered for the minimum of 6 credit hours for the Fall Semester may apply for this position.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title CWS Lab Technician – Robotics Technology
Bargaining Unit PT AFSCME 975 (2172.16)
Assignment Location South Campus
Job Function

Identify and execute repair needs for FANUC robots, computers and classroom teaching equipment. Assist Robotics Technology faculty with all aspects of program operation as needed.

Essential Duties Summary

-Maintain Robotics Laboratories, identify repair needs, recommend and implement solutions
-Specify and order repair parts needed, execute repairs and investigate and analyze cause of failure
-Maintain all department records electronically, including inventory of lab supplies, and initiate replacement supply orders
-Run routine preventative maintenance
-Maintain lab security and proper safety standards
-Assist with classroom projects and labs, including the knowledge and use of classroom software such as ROBOGUIDE and Teach Pendant programs.
-Assist faculty with preparation of teaching materials, including the creation of video demonstrations and PowerPoint presentations
-Assist faculty with lab preparation
-Move equipment into labs for classes and into storage area after classes
-Monitor students and equipment during open labs
-Perform other duties as assigned

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Associate Dean, Engineering Technology. Works with and takes direction from the faculty of Robotics Technology, Electronics Technology and Mechatronics Technology.


Preliminary Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High school graduate or GED equivalent. Some education such as relevant course work and/or formal training. Must have basic computer knowledge (Word, Excel). Must be competent in the use of hand tools, power tools and be able to follow general shop safety procedures.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be a self-starter and capable of performing problem solving processes as related to repair processes. Must be proficient in the operation of electro-mechanical and computer equipment and have an ability to interpret and act on investigative processes required to produce effective repairs. Must be skilled in all Microsoft Office applications. Must be able to communicate effectively with faculty, students, office staff and other employees, as well as handle telephone communications with vendors regarding equipment specifications etc. Must possess excellent verbal and written skills, including email communications. Must maintain and present a professional appearance at all times. Must adhere to CRISP standards.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Work Hours To be determined. Work hours will be based on college work-study funding. Scheduled work hours may not conflict with class hours. Position terminates at end of semester or when award is exhausted. Hours may not exceed 30 per week.
Position Level 3
Salary $11.2156 -$14.7482 per hour (2017-18 salary range)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Code PS310P
Open Date 08/07/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

NOTE: Only work-study students who have an active award and are registered for the minimum of 6 credit hours for the Fall Semester may apply for this position.

EEO Statement

As an equal opportunity employer and learning institution, Macomb Community College recruits, hires and promotes for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, or handicap. All employment decisions are based on the qualifications of each individual. No person shall be denied equal treatment as a result of a College practice or policy. The College is committed to racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity.
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Michigan Relay Center 1.800.649.3777 (Voice and TDD).

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current Macomb student?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a work study award?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you registered for a minimum of 6 credit hours?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document1
  2. Other Document2
  3. Other Document3