The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Technical Staff Assistant III - Electrical and Mechanical Technician

Hiring department Applied Research Lab
Monthly salary $2,199 - $2,907+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-10-10-01-4314
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Terminates on unknown date
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin - J. J. Pickle Research Campus (North Austin)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Position ends one year from start date; possible renewal dependent upon funding.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Note: The following additional materials are also required for consideration: References must be former employers. Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.

Additional Information


Provide electrical and mechanical technician support to the Advanced Technology Laboratory.

Essential Functions

Cleaning and assembling of mechanical components. Testing of components and systems. Enter data into assembly tracking system. Pack and loading equipment onto vehicles for transport. Riding in or operating boats used to transport and unload equipment and systems.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Two years of experience in the skilled construction and maintenance of equipment. Basic knowledge and experience with mechanical and electrical hand tools, fasteners, power drills and electrical multimeters. US Citizen: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information at the level appropriate to the project requirements of the position. Evidence of skills in the following areas: working with new technologies, being highly organized, planning and coordinating multiple tasks, effective time management, attention to detail, effective problem solving skills, using excellent judgment, working independently with sensitive and confidential information, maintaining a professional demeanor, working as a team member without daily supervision, effectively communicating with diverse groups of clients, working under pressure, accepting supervision and demonstrating regular/punctual attendance. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with drill press, milling machine and light machining, fork lift experience and operating a hoist.

Working conditions

May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around standard office conditions May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Use of manual dexterity Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Some weekend, evening and holiday work. May work in shared, windowless office space. Possible intrastate/interstate travel. Requires bending and lifting up to 50 pounds.

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