The Department of Civil Engineering seeks a laboratory technician for departmental laboratories located in the Peter Kiewit Institute on UNLs Scott (Omaha) campus. These laboratories are utilized heavily by faculty and students both for instructional and research use, with a specific focus on small and large scale testing of concrete, metals, and similar materials. The qualified lab technician should have training, or be eligible to receive training, in the use of an overhead crane and forklift. The qualified candidate should have the knowledge or, willingness to quickly acquire knowledge of the use of hydraulic RAMs and actuator, sensors (such as LVDTs, accelerometers, strain gages, thermocouples) and data acquisition systems related to these labs.
Responsibilities will include working with faculty and students regarding issues of safety, material disposal, supply inventory and procurement, labeling and recordkeeping, inventory management, equipment calibration and repair, equipment procurement and setup, project scheduling, management of access and other related tasks under the supervision of the Department of Civil Engineering Laboratory Manager and the Department Chair of Civil Engineering.
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