To provide technical support in connection with the safe operation and maintenance of the Mary and Jeff Bell Library's Makerspace lab. As a team member of the Library Technology Services department, the Makerspace Technician will oversee the use of the equipment including computer use and configurations. As needed, the Makerspace Technician will provide instruction and guidance on safe and proper equipment use.
Identify, troubleshoot and resolve hardware, software, and network related problems encountered by Makerspace users.
Work closely with the department management team to develop training to be used for maximizing ability to utilize equipment capabilities and features.
Participate in the recruitment, training, and supervision of student employees in the Makerspace facility.
Acquire and maintain relevant safety certifications deemed appropriate for safe use of certain equipment. Enforce the policies and procedures regarding safety, training, and access to the space.
Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
Provide daily maintenance of the Makerspace facility and assist patrons in completing projects, prototypes, and tasks.
Use established tracking mechanisms to log requests, monitor progress, track problem resolution, and identify patterns of failure. Work with vendors to research bug fixes and implement solutions.
Interact with the department management team as necessary to help support and maintain the Makerspace environment.
Perform other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED.
Three (3) years related experience in operating and programing CNC machines, laser machining, 3-D printing, electronic test bench equipment, and/or use of CAD software.
Additional education may be used as a substitution for the minimum qualifications.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
Working knowledge of MAC computers.
Thorough knowledge of additive and subtractive processes, machine operation, fabrication techniques, and working with various materials including fabrics, wood, metal, and plastics in a prototyping or manufacturing environment.
Familiarity with sewing/quilting/embroidering machines, Arduino single-board microcontrollers, Raspberry Pi, and safe soldering concepts is a plus.
$12.69 - $15.33 Hourly
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is the only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast.
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