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Special Program Aid (Machine Shop Technician)

Texas A&M International University
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 21, 2023

Special Program Aid (Machine Shop Technician)

Job Title
Special Program Aid (Machine Shop Technician)

Texas A&M International University

School Of Engineering

Proposed Minimum Salary
$14.00 hourly

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type
Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

The School of Engineering at Texas A&M International University is in need for a Machine shop Technician/Machinist.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage, operate, and maintain TAMIU machines; computer numerical controlled and manual equipment (Mill and Lathe machines).
  • Maintain tooling and quality performance.
  • Assist in training sessions on CNC machines and software, and provide technical assistance to students, staff, and faculty.
  • Assist students in different courses such as Computer Integration Manufacturing, Engineering Project Management and Proposals, and Senior Design
  • Keep the work area and equipment clean, orderly, and perform routine maintenance are required.

Minimum Requirements
  • Education - High School Diploma or GED.
  • May not be a currently enrolled undergraduate student at Texas A&M International University.
  • Experience - Working in metal machine shops and with CNC machines.
  • Experience - Measurement and Design Tools, with basic-to-intermediate computer skills.

Knowledge and Abilities
  • Ability to interact effectively and in a professional manner with the university community, public, and the students to be served.
  • Ability to set up, program, and operate CNC controls.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work, as well as attend to detail.

Other Requirements
  • Position is contingent upon funding/need

First review of applications will be March 3, 2023.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you “Submit” the application materials. The software does not allow you to “Save” your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files.

Be sure to include:
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae.
  • 1 Page cover letter addressing interest in the position and qualifications.
  • 3-5 current professional references and their full contact information.
  • Unofficial transcripts (if applicable)

Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. “See resume” is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

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.

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