Dear Colleagues,
Please share the enclosed job ad with any qualified individuals who may be
interested. Montclair State University is seeking a technician/building
manager to oversee equipment and facilities within the College of Science
and Mathematics at Montclair State University, NJ.

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Maintenance and
Engineering, the Laboratory Controls Technician is responsible for
functioning as an accomplished professional performing functions related to
organizing, executing, analyzing, and evaluating the installation and
maintenance of electronically-controlled equipment used in the College of
Science and Mathematics (CSAM). The Laboratory Controls Technician oversees
and performs associated renovations, basic maintenance and minor repairs,
and establishes and maintains records for regular servicing. He or she
additionally organizes certifications and repair schedules for CSAM
equipment including fume hoods (acid, organic, per chloric), biosafety
cabinets, autoclaves, cage washers, glassware washers, cold rooms,
environmental chambers, test kitchens, analytical scientific research
equipment, and other duties as assigned.

•    Organizes assigned work, performs basic maintenance and provides
technical support for equipment and instruments in CSAM, including
refurbishing, repairing, calibration services, and cleaning. Continuously
reviews and evaluates workload; develops and implements improved methods,
as required.
•    Establishes liaison and coordinates responsibilities between CSAM,
University Facilities and external contractors, engineers and repair
persons to diagnose and correct problems, implement work order requests,
servicing and repairs.
•    Collaborates in the procurement and preparation of requisitions for
materials, supplies, service calls, repairs, service contracts,
renovations, and installations. Provides input into budget activities
affecting the work unit.
•    Analyzes and monitors spare parts inventory for critical equipment to
minimize outages and disruptions of service.
•    Creates maintenance, testing, and certification schedules for
instruments and equipment, ensuring that such equipment is in compliance
and ready for use by students, faculty and staff.
•    Executes monthly or quarterly inspections and basic repairs on eyewash
and safety shower stations with outside contractors.
•    Tags assets and equipment and enters data into MAXIMO.
•    Prepares and maintains records, reports, and files related to
equipment testing, certification and repairs. Makes recommendations for
improvement where appropriate.
•    Instructs faculty and students in proper operations and safety
procedures for select equipment.
•    Assigns and supervises the work of student employees assigned to
assist with CSAM facilities operations, identifies problem areas and takes
necessary steps to effect improvement.
•    Utilizes university databases, tools, and software systems including
but not limited to MAXIMO, PeopleSoft Financial Management System,
Microsoft Office suite.
•    Responds to on- and off-duty emergencies
•    Communicates with stakeholders regarding the status testing,
certification, repair and calibration of equipment and instruments.
•    Analyzes, interprets, and adheres to all University and CSAM
procedures, regulations, and standards for Quality Control, Quality
Assurance, and research compliance.
•    Complies with occupational safety and health standards and all rules,
regulations and orders.  Participates in occupational health and safety
training and promotes safe work practices through the selection of footwear
appropriate for the work environment, and the utilization of personal
protective equipment, when necessary.
•    Performs other duties as assigned
•    Management retains the right to add or change job duties at any time.

Qualifications & Requirements
•    Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree or
equivalent years of related work experience
•    Knowledge of New Jersey standards or regulations related to laboratory
•    Direct experience working in a laboratory setting
•    Familiarity with chemical hygiene plans and chemical safety procedures
•    Four years of full-time professional experience in the maintenance,
repair, testing, and calibration of laboratory equipment including but not
limited to autoclaves, fume hoods, cold rooms, and/or other related
electrical or mechanical equipment.
•    Knowledge of laboratory electrical and mechanical  equipment operated
manually or by steam, electricity, water and/or air, and ability to perform
basic maintenance and minor repairs and/or adjustments
•    Knowledge of basic laboratory safety procedures
•    Ability to read and interpret building and equipment diagrams, blue
prints, schematics, and manuals
•    Must be able to stand, walk, bend, crawl, climb ladders, and lift
heavy objects
•    Must be able to respond to campus to provide emergency response
services, report to work, or work outside of standard business hours, when
•    Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills
•    Excellent interpersonal  skills
•    Ability to thrive in fast-paced and diverse working environment.

•    Trade School diploma, Associate or Bachelor's degree in Chemical
Technology, Instrumentation,  Laboratory Technology, or related discipline
•    License in a Laboratory Technology-related  discipline
•    Familiarity with Environmental Health and Safety and Occupational
Health and Safety

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience

To apply please see the job posting here, and following APPLY HERE link:

Dr. Stefanie Brachfeld
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research, College of Science and
Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Studies
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ 07043
phone: (973) 655-5129
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