Job Details

Texas State University
  • Position Number: 4531246
  • Location: San Marcos, TX
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

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Responsible for daily support of academic lab activities in the Ingram School of Engineering. Adhere to and enforce standards, processes, & requirements for lab/equipment safety.


  • Provide academic equipment support to the engineering faculty, instructors, and students.

  • Ensure requested academic laboratory supplies are available and lab equipment is in working order.

  • Clean, build, rebuild, design, develop, inspect, install, maintain, plan, prepare, process, repair, and organize any aspects of the engineering academic laboratory and storage facilities.

  • Perform projects related to lab and infrastructure for the Ingram School of Engineering.

  • Participate in inventory management processes for the Ingram School of Engineering.

  • Process data, work requests, purchase requests, and workloads.

  • Assist in creating processes and standard operating procedures (SOP) related to labs, equipment, and safety issues.

  • Operate, train and maintain tools, including laser cutters, 3D printers,CNCmachining, welding, woodworking equipment, sheet metal working, robotics kits, electronics, hand tools, power tools, and other equipment.

  • Strictly enforce established shop safety rules, policies, and hazardous materials protocols, including maintainingMSDS, SOPs, and emergency plans.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or equivalent work experience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles and various types of welding processes such asTIGandMIG.

  • Knowledge of woodworking practices and use of common woodworking equipment.

  • Familiar with materials processing techniques such as milling, drilling, turning, andCNCmachining.

  • Basic AC and DC theory.

  • Proficiency inCNCtechnologies including but not limited to Waterjets, Fiber Lasers, Plasma Cutters, Routers, 3-axis Mill, 5-axis Mills, and Mill/Turn Lathe.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand schematics, block diagrams, and wiring diagrams; mechanical drawings, flow charts, and service manuals.

  • Experience usingCADsoftware packages such as AutoCAD andSOLIDWORKSto create 2D and 3D working drawings.

  • Ability to lift and carry heavy objects up to #90.

  • Capable of working in hot, dusty, noisy, and hazardous environments.

  • Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite to create documents, spreadsheets, and various types of reports.

  • Knowledge and proficiency in 3D printing technologies, includingSLA,FDM/FFF, Composite, and PolyJet.

Preferred Qualifications

  • M.S in Engineering

  • Background in engineering, design, and technology, including but not limited to working with laser cutters, 3D printers,CNCrouters, other computer-aided design equipment, and fundamental tools for working with wood, electronics, metal, and other materials.

  • Two years of experience operatingCNCmachine tools, including multiple types of controllers.

  • Proficiency in Fusion 360.

  • Experience working within a university environment.

  • Experience developing video training and script development.

  • Familiarity with .NET,WPFand Access Databases.

  • Experience programming in C#.

  • Familiar with the computer imaging process and computer data management that is needed to develop computer images for the makerspace.

  • Familiar withCANVASor other similarLMS.

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