Senior Laboratory Coordinator

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Senior Laboratory Coordinator


Texas A&M Engineering


Materials Science and Engineering

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Senior Laboratory Coordinator, under general supervision, coordinates and help with daily activities of the material preparation laboratory. Responsible for completing jobs submitted to be performed using wire electrical discharge machining equipment, lathe, mill, and other processing equipment available in the laboratory. Maintains the equipment listed in a regular basis. Responsible for fabrication, maintenance and upgrading of related experimental fixtures. Training and certifying undergraduate and graduate students to operate various machining and processing equipment where a significant safety hazard exists. Performs related duties as required.


  • Supervises the daily activities in the material preparation laboratory
  • Operates available machining, fabrication, and processing equipment in the laboratory including wire electrical discharge machining, lathe, mill and other available instruments
  • Training and certifying undergraduate and graduate students to operate various processing equipment where a significant safety hazard exists.
  • Ensures longer-term lab organizational efforts.
  • Maintains lab supplies and other research equipment.
  • Ensures adherence to lab standards and practices to maximize safety and operational effectiveness.
  • Manufactures parts from metals, ceramics and polymeric materials from drawings, prints, or from verbal instruction to a required tolerance.
  • Assists faculty and students in conducting tasks and experiments and assists faculty with research projects
  • Provides support to faculty and their laboratories and performs necessary maintenance on lab equipment.
  • Other duties as requested.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Experience:

  • Five years of related experience.

Preferred Experience:

  • Former machine shop experience is a plus. Good analytical thinking and math skills

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic mechanical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, safety and accuracy,
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid Works knowledge. Programming knowledge helpful.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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