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The TATM Lab Technician is part of a team tasked with the installation, operation, maintenance and training of specialty textile product development technologies such as computer controlled looms, laser cutting/etching, electronically-controlled flat-bed knitting machines, hand-held knitting machines, embroidery machines, and hand screen printing equipment, maintenance related tasks such as moving furniture, moving/configuring labs, and building display and lab equipment.
The TATM Technician provides technical support services to the students and faculty in the Textile and Apparel, Technology, and Management (TATM) department in the College of Textiles. The TATM Technician assists with the operation and maintenance of lab equipment and space. Additionally, the TATM Technician may assist the senior level technician with technologies such as maintenance of sewing machines, automatic cutters, and digital printers.
Setting up, maintaining, and repairing weaving equipment such as: -Multi-Harness Floor looms. -Compu-Dobby Looms -Thread Controlled Digital Jacquard Manual looms
Setting up, maintaining, operating, and repairing knitting equipment
Maintain and repairing Embroidery machines
Setting up, maintaining, operating, and repairing hand knitting machines
*Maintain and repairing Laser cutting equipment
Screen printing re-mesh repair and maintenance
Perform general mechanical maintenance using both power and hand tools.
High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Must be able to communicate effectively with students, faculty, and the general public and understand verbal and written instructions and other communications regarding work assignments and other matters. Must have good verbal and written communication skills
Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds frequently, with or without reasonable accommodations.
Experience with textile product development and manufacturing, operation of hand and power looms and knitting machines, embroidery, digital and screen printing and/or laser cutting.
Bachelor's degree in textile or textile related field or equivalent experience.
At least three years of experience in weaving operations.
Knowledge of knitting and digital printing machine repair and maintenance.
Experience with writing technical reports, and/or safety plans.
Required license or certification:
Position Number: 00106848
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