Instructional Technician - Machining Lab

Tarrant County College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields
Employment Type
Part Time

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Job Title

Instructional Technician - Machining Lab

Posting Number


Position Type


Position Status

Part Time

Grant Funded


Grant Funding Source



Instructional Support

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Pay Rate



SO Business and Technology

Job Summary

Responsible for working with students in laboratory classes, maintaining equipment as well as preparing materials and provide in lab setups.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Consults with faculty laboratory coordinator to determine equipment purchase priorities based on budget allowances, condition of existing equipment, and scheduled laboratory activities
• Prepares and puts in place equipment scheduled for use during laboratory teaching sessions
• Demonstrates care and use of equipment
• Trains teaching staff and students in application and use of new equipment
• Diagnoses equipment malfunctions and dismantles and repairs equipment when possible
• Confers with teaching staff periodically to evaluate new equipment and methods
• Maintains reference materials used by students
• Maintains and prepares classrooms, materials and apparatuses commonly used in chemistry and physics laboratories
• Inventories, orders and checks in materials and supplies and ensures that good safety, housekeeping and security practices are adhered to at all times
• Assists with registration
• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College ( TCC )
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
• Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• High School diploma or General Equivalency Diploma ( GED )
• One (1) year of formal training and/or coursework in the specialized field, or equivalent knowledge and experience

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Experience working in and maintaining a machine shop
• Familiarity with the use and maintenance of lathes, mills, drill presses, bandsaws, EDMs, and CNC’s

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

• Ability to assist students and users in a laboratory setting and to work with faculty and staff in planning, organizing, and maintaining the laboratory for the benefit of all
• Experience with computerized systems
• Strong organizational skills
• Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary

This is a part-time position, maximum 19.5 hrs. per week. Part-time work schedules may vary based on individual campus/departmental needs.




Sophy George

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Certification / License

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