1+ months
2018-05-212018-07-20

Columbia University Staff Associate – Lab Engineer

Columbia Nano Initiative
New York, New York 10027
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Columbia Nano Initiative (CNI) at The Fu Foundation School of Engineering & Applied Science of Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for a Staff Associate position, serving as an Equipment Engineer for the CNI shared labs.

Reporting to the Shared Facilities Director and to the individual lab directors, the Equipment engineer will be responsible for all aspects of the labs equipment, lab safety systems, and supporting systems maintenance, including: monitoring the performance of equipment; performing routine maintenance, calibration, and repairs; specifying equipment parts necessary for repair and maintenance. Installing and performing inspections and periodical testing to equipment. Connecting and installing gas cylinders, including hazardous gases in a safe manner, mobilizing chemicals and lab apparel if needed. The equipment engineer should be able to read and comprehend manufacture manuals of equipment and technical drawings. The engineer is expected to document equipment failures and maintenance procedures as well as writing Standard Operating Procedures for preventative and periodical maintenance. The equipment engineer will provide technical assistance and guidance to uses of the labs with operating and solving problems with equipment.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor degree in a scientific or engineering field is required. Minimum of three years’ experience in operation and/or maintenance of lab equipment, specifically experience in working in a clean room micro and nanofabrication lab is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:

Must be able to function independently.

Additional Information:

The work may include physical labor such as lifting heavy loads, climbing and working on ladders, and more.

Application deadline: 21 June 2018

Position start date: 01 July 2018

Interested candidates must apply through the Columbia University website at: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=66403    

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer --Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.  


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