Machine Tool Technician - Industry & Technology


Under the direction of an assigned Dean or supervisor, provide instructional assistance to faculty by performing major and minor repairs and maintenance work on industrial machines; operate general machine equipment and manufacture parts as needed.


Operate, service, repair and adjust general machine shop equipment.

Analyze mechanical and electrical machinery malfunctions.

Design, fabricate, replace or adapt parts for machines used.

Cut metals and set up projects for class demonstration purposes.

Maintain inventory of supplies; requisition and verify prices with vendors and collect monies from students for supplies.

Oversee the work of student assistants.

Provide supervisor with budgetary information and maintain shop records.


Education and Experience:

Depending on assigned area (machine tool or welding): Two (2) years of college course work in industry and technology machine tool and/or welding and two years of experience performing major and minor repairs on shop and/or welding equipment; OR Six (6) years full-time equivalent work experience in machine tool technology and/or welding.


Degree or certificate in Machine Tool Technology or related discipline.

Experience or knowledge of CNC machine tools and related programming software.

Knowledge of preventative maintenance practices in a machine shop environment.


Knowledge/Areas of Expertise:

Operation and use of industrial machine equipment.

Methods and techniques of performing, servicing and making major overhaul to machine equipment.

Modern inventory practices and methods. Safe shop practices.

Methods, equipment and materials used in the repair and maintenance of assigned equipment. Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.

Basic Machine Tool software.


Operate, adjust and perform major repairs on a variety of industrial machine equipment. Design and redesign a variety of machine shop parts.

Understand and follow oral and written directions.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.


Manual dexterity.

Lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

Indoor and outdoor work

Twisting, bending, kneeling and stooping.

Standing for prolonged periods of time.

STARTING SALARY : (Step A) $4, 762 per month.

Employees contribute 7% of their earnings toward the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).

*Salary increases are granted on the first day of the month following each year of service, until step F is reached.


This position is designated as a full-time, twelve-month classified. Excellent fringe benefits include eight 32-hour workweeks during the summer. Working hours will be Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit Certficate of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or Examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire.


Applicants must submit the following documents by the closing date:

1) Online application:

2) Resume

3) Pertinent transcripts as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple page transcripts must be loaded as ONE pdf document.

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit:

Applicants with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact Human Resources at least five (5) working days prior to the final filing date.

Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.

If you should need assistance please call (310) 660-3593 Ext. 3807 or by email at

Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m. PST (pacific standard time).


* Previous employment performed in a different public retirement system may allow eligibility to continue in the same retirement system.

I n accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, El Camino College has published Annual Security Reports and all required statistical data, which can be found on the Police Department webpage at . These publications include Clery crime statistics for the previous three years relevant to El Camino College classes and activities, in addition to institutional policies concerning campus safety and security. The information is also available in printed form in the lobby of the Police Department and in select locations on campus. Upon request, the Campus Police Department can provide or mail out copies of this publication. Contact them at 310-660-3100.

El Camino College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The El Camino Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law

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