Civil - Construction, Civil - University / Academic, Civil Engineering
4 Year Degree
Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.
Oversees the operations of a research laboratory. Maintains the equipment, coordinate the annual calibration of equipment. Provides technical support in material and structures related laboratories and activities. Assures the maintenance of engineering laboratory equipment and supplies; generate orders and specifications from general instructions to maintain laboratory safety and security.
Oversees the operations of the assigned research and teaching laboratories. Conducts analysis of data and interprets research methodology based on outcome analysis. Provides technical support in material and structures related laboratories and activities.
Plans and supervises the installation of equipment and design of specialized equipment for teaching and research in conjunction with the faculty.
Plans and supervises electronic instrumentations related to research and teaching activities.
Conducts training classes to students on experimental testing, instrumentation and collection of test data.
Assists faculty in research projects as specified by supervisor, including operation of complete analytical equipment such as compression, tension, torsion, etc. performing analysis, demonstrations procedures, planning experiments and setting equipment.
Assures the maintenance of engineering laboratory equipment and supplies; generates orders and specifications from general instructions to maintain laboratory safety and security. Initiates purchase orders to replenish depleted supplies and equipment parts for maintenance in good condition for properly conducting laboratory experiments of Soil Test, Engineering Materials, structures and construction. Assures that the laboratory rules for maintenance, meeting environmental requirements, cleaning, sinks, scales, arrangement of the utensils, prohibitions, etc, are followed
May supervise assigned staff personnel.
Serves as the University credit user for departmental transactions. Adheres to University guidelines, procedures, and policies. Orders supplies and maintains stock for the support of all laboratory and shop activities. Administers the supply and equipment budgets.
Interprets and implements policies and procedures.
Designs, develops, and implements new lab procedures.
Performs risk management, safety protocols, compliance with EH&S requirements, user safety training.
Organizes and oversees the set up of lab material/equipment/lab instruments/supplies needed for the class.
Construction related experience.
Obtain a Forklift certification within two months of hire.
Experience working in Higher Education.
Crane Operator certification.
Degree in Construction management or related field
Ability to learn how to operate testing machines.
$55,000 to $65,000
Begin time: 8:30 AM
End time: 5:00 PM
Industrial Vehicles & Mobile Equipment
Occasionally required to walk, reach with hands and arms and lift and/or move up to 65 lbs
Exposure to high places, hazardous conditions, equipment and situations.
Must carry/lift up to 50 lbs.
Lifting, carrying, or pushing/pulling
Criminal Background Check
Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
For further information or to apply online visit our website at careers.fiu.edu and reference job opening ID # 523119
FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.