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Digital Fabrication Lab Technician

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About this job
Assist in daily functioning of a fast-paced, creatively demanding lab space. We serve students in all visual arts disciplines and work to facilitate access to our collection of digital fabrication equipment, including laser cutters, CNC routers, CNC plasma cutters and 3D printers.

Job Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to)
  • Schedule appointments and answer emails.
  • Lead training sessions and tours for groups of 5-10 at a time.
  • Educate new users on proper use of all equipment.
  • Help set up custom files on a variety of machines using a wide range of materials.
  • Sweep floors, empty scrap containers, clean windows, and maintain general tidiness of the lab.

Job Requirements
  • Ability to multitask in an extremely busy environment.
  • Demonstrate strong customer service skills.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and helpful demeanor during times of high demand.
  • A core knowledge of Adobe Illustrator is essential. Other software such as Photoshop, Autodesk Fusion 360 would be helpful.
  • Familiarity with both analog and digital fabrication techniques.
  • Experience with hand and power tools such as jigsaws and drills.
  • Be willing to learn the intricacies of all of our equipment to better serve the public.
  • Ability to lift and maneuver 50lbs, including 4’x8’ sheets of plywood and 4’x4’ sheets of steel.

Candidates must submit their current class schedule to be considered for the position.

Background Check  
**Due to the critical nature of this position, a conditional job offer is extended contingent upon successful completion of a background check. If selected, a start date will be provided once the final results of your check are received. UNT reserves the right to review all information provided by applicants, including information provided on the application, information receives during reference checks, or background checks to verify the suitability for employment of any applicant. An offer of employment may be rescinded due to an unsuccessful background investigation. 
Equal Opportunity Statement  
**The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. 
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. 
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