This position provides the Biological Sciences with timely, competent, cost effective repair, maintenance and design of complex laboratory instrumentation systems.
The person in this position works closely with the Electronic Specialist II, Senior Electronics Technician, faculty, staff and students.
The qualified candidate must perform competent electronic/electrical and mechanical repairs in addition to providing supervision and support to Electronic shop technicians. Candidate must have the ability to read and design electrical/electronic and mechanical schematics. Must have knowledge and understanding of optical theory and ability to repair and calibrate complex electronic research and medical instrumentation. This position requires excellent problem solving skills. Excellent communication and organization is a must. A professional appearance is required for this position.
Responsibilities / Duties: The Senior Electronics Technician II provides technical expertise, repair oversite and repair of laboratory instrumentation systems including but not limited to Microscopy, Chromatography, Spectroscopy, Centrifugation, Water Purification, Patient Monitors, Balances/Scales, Biological Safety Cabinets, CO2 Incubators, Ovens, Furnaces, Shakers, Electronic Pipettes, Micro-tome/Cryostats, Gel Documentation, Syringe Pumps, Peristaltic Pumps, Autoclaves, Environmental Chambers, Electronic Controllers, X-Ray Generators, Bio reactors, PH meters, Water Baths, etc.
The position designs and develops new instrumentation and updates existing instrumentation as needed.
Internal Number: 194726
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