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Part-time Welding Lab Technician

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Work type: Part Time Hourly
Location: Valparaiso, IN
Categories: Other

General Description of Position: The Welding Lab Technician is responsible for laboratories associated with the Welding Technology Institute Program. The responsibilities will include maintenance of the technology labs; turning in work orders for equipment repair; organization and cleanliness of the laboratories; setting up of laboratory projects for students and demonstrations; assisting students in laboratory projects; overseeing and coordinating the competency-based projects performed in the laboratory.
Major Responsibilities:

Perform cleaning and organization of the program laboratories

Prepare materials and equipment for laboratory use

Maintain, upgrade and test existing equipment

Inspect and test all safety equipment in the laboratories

Assist students with course assignments as needed and monitor competency-based lab projects

Assist in the security and inventory of program equipment and facilities

Must have fundamental knowledge of the operation of the major equipment in the technology labs 

Assist faculty in maintaining Welding Task Sheets and delivery of the competency-based lab projects

Other duties as assigned


Communicate effectively and work cooperative with students, faculty (both full time and part time), peers, administration, and community contacts using appropriate grammar and interpersonal skills

Be proficient in the use of Welding equipment

Exercise safe procedures in the use and operation of hand and power tools.

Computer data entry to assist instructor

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate of Applied Science degree and two years of related industry experience or five years of experience and AWS/CWI (or equivalent) Certification.

Also requires excellent communication skills and experience in all welding techniques used in the College Based and Dual Credit WELD programs.

Preferred Qualifications: AWS Welding Certifications, five years Welding related experience and a strong knowledge of multiple welding techniques like SMAW, TIG and MIG welding.
Other Requirements:

Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Attach a cover letter, resume, and 3 references (names, address, phone number, emails).

Copies of transcripts may be required at time of interview.  Original hard copies of transcripts will be required at time of hire.

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