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ETIC Clean Room Equipment Specialist/Engineer

Apply now Job no: 509571
Position type: Staff Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Core Research Facilities
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and grade/range
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General Summary of Position:

This position reports to the Director, Nanofabrication Core Lab at Saab ETIC.  This individual will serve as the primary equipment installation and sustaining technician for the Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center (ETIC) Clean Room. This person will implement, with the Director, a preventive maintenance program for all equipment within the Nano lab and assist the Facilities Representative the coordination of maintenance to the ancillary support equipment i.e., monitor the D.I. water, waste water treatment and clean room integrity. This position requires participation in the emergency response team and maintenance of a certification as an “Emergency Responder”. Additionally, this person will also train users, coordinate daily operations and participate in ancillary projects as the required by the Nanofabrication Lab Director.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline and 5 years of experience or Associates degree in a technical discipline and 8 years of experience or a High School degree (or GED equivalent) and 10 years minimum experience
  • 5 Years of hands on maintenance and troubleshooting experience
  • The successful candidate must have demonstrated in past position(s) of similar responsibility an ability to provide effective project
  • Availability and ability to remain on call 24/7 in cases of emergency
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Due to the physical aspects and hazards associated with toxic materials and gasses associated with this position, the ability to wear Level A emergency turn out gear, SCBA, respirators, lift 60 pounds, good visual and hearing ability is required, 
  • If not certified as a hazardous materials responder, must successfully complete training courses within 120 days of employment
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and a willingness to drive between campuses and to off campus assignments

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of operating facilities for a high-hazard clean research / pilot facility set in an educational, research -oriented environment
  • Waste Water Treatment License Level 2 or greater
  • DOT and RCRA Certification
  • Professional organization memberships such at AVS & IEEE

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Only Internal Professional (SEIU 888 Professional Union) Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period. 

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received. 

This is a SEIU Professional Union position, Grade P18.

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.  Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.  

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