Temporary Lead Lab Technician

University of Alaska

Temporary Lead Lab Technician


Job No:


Classification:Temporary Technical

Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 77

Work type:On Campus, Temporary

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage

School/Business unit:UAA Community & Technical College


Categories: Business/ Administrative/ Personnel


Position Summary:

The University of Alaska Anchorage is recruiting for a Lead Lab Technician in the Transportation and Power Division, Community and Technical College. Are you ready for a great opportunity to contribute your talents to the Automotive and Diesel Technology and the Welding/Nondestructive Testing Technology Program? Do you enjoy maintaining tools, equipment and inventory? Are you safety-focused, dedicated and enjoy helping others? If yes, don't delay, apply to UAA today! The Lead Lab Technician works with the Automotive and Diesel Technology program. Students in the program are preparing for career opportunities in Automotive and Diesel Technology occupations and Welding/Nondestructive Testing fields. Courses are offered at the certificate and associate degree levels.


Experience in shop management with knowledge of hazardous materials and OSHA compliance standards and procedures.

Knowledge of automotive and diesel systems and the operation of maintenance, repair, and training facilities. Knowledge of welding and nondestructive testing equipment and related facilities.

Capability to fabricate small projects with working knowledge of parts, components and supplies.

Ability to organize and track consumable products and services to ensure efficient and cost effective management of inventory.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Excel for record keeping purposes or the willingness and ability to learn the skills necessary.

Familiarity with automotive and/or welding tools and equipment

Ability to organize shop area, tool storage, and inventory items.

Ability to maintain inventory of items related to division programs using computer based programs. (MS Excel, MS Word, etc.)

Ability to perform or coordinate maintenance of shop equipment and document as needed.

Familiar with UAA, ADEC, EPA, and OSHA requirements for safety and hazardous materials handling and disposal.

Experience in equipment maintenance and loss prevention.


Minimum of two years experience with shop management or a technical occupation related to the programs within the Transportation and Power Division. Experience with purchasing and record keeping.

Proficiency with computer applications and processes or willingness to learn.

Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel preferred.

Successful candidate is expected to be well-rounded in a variety of areas associated with industry.

Previous supervisor experience preferred.

Evidence of organizational skills and having the ability to prioritize fluctuating workload with the ability to effectively manage time during the work day.

Evidence of computer competency skills and expertise using Microsoft Office products such as Word and Excel.

Candidate has experience in a similar or related position.


Training and current certification in OSHA Forklift operation.

Commercial Drivers License is preferred.


Minimum Qualifications:


AKDL driver's license and clean driving record required.


Position Details:


This position is located on the Anchorage campus in Anchorage, Alaska. This is a Temporary part-time position. New hires will be placed on the https://www.alaska.edu/hr/benefits/compensation/files/fy24_temp_staff_salary_grid.pdf, Grade 77, based on education and experience.


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: http://www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Steffany Willhauck, Shared Services HR Coordinator, at mailto:srwillhauck@alaska.edu.


Applications Close: 30 Jun 2024


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