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Engineering Lab Assistant/Tutor - TAP

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Oklahoma City Community College
Physical Address

Oklahoma City, OK 73163
Job Description
  1. Position Information (Default Section)
  1. General Description

The Engineering Lab Assistant/Tutor – TAP assists students with their lecture and lab material during scheduled hours at the Engineering Lab. They may also assist the Engineering Professors with the Special Projects Classes.

  1. What position(s) reports to this position?


  1. Job Duties (Position Specific)

(The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

  1. Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement)

The TAP Engineering Lab Assistant/Tutor assists students with their lecture material, lab work and special projects during scheduled hours in the Engineering Lab.

During times scheduled in the Engineering Lab:

  • Assist and answer students’ questions concerning lecture material.
  • Assist students in individual lab exercises.
  • Assist students with special projects when feasible

Understand, obey, and enforce all safety and health regulations applicable in a engineering science laboratory. This may include, but not be limited to, State and Federal regulations concerning hazardous chemicals, infectious organisms, and blood borne pathogens.

Operate, maintain, adjust and explain the use of equipment used in the Engineering Lab.

Effectively interact and communicate with students, faculty and staff while performing duties.

Fulfill student and institutional needs by maintaining a flexible work schedule assigned by the Engineering Program Director.

Participate in required training.

  1. Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures)

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation and shelter in place drills and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.

  1. Minimum Education/Experience

Must have at least 50 hours toward an AS or BS degree in Engineering.

Must have made a C or better in two (2) or more courses equivalent to Engineering courses taught at OCCC. Such courses would include:

  • Rigid Body Mechanics/Statics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Dynamics
  • Electrical Science
  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Materials, Design & Manufacturing

Work or classroom experience that includes welding, utilization of power tools and/or machinery.

  1. Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Basic knowledge of laboratory equipment, materials and procedures.

Knowledge of safety and health procedures for handling hazardous chemicals and power equipment.

Ability to orally communicate using the English language, laboratory procedures and theoretical concepts to an individual student or group of students.

Positive human relations skills.

Visual ability, corrected, to observe and detect signs of hazards and obstacles that may cause injury to students and staff in the Engineering Lab.

  1. Physical Demands/Working Conditions

Medium work: This position requires the person to occasionally exert up to 50 pounds of force and frequently exert up to 20 pounds of force and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

This position requires the person to frequently move about the classroom and engineering lab area to assist students and perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to faculty, staff and students to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to frequently position self to work on equipment in Engineering Lab area.

This position requires the person to occasionally use upper and lower body to exert force up to 50 pounds to push, pull and/or lift materials or equipment.

This position frequently requires the person to operate and inspect Engineering Lab equipment, to instruct students on proper operation.

This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.

This position’s essential functions are performed in an indoor, classroom and lab area.

This position requires the person to communicate above sufficient noise and exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to be able to frequently move in close proximity to Engineering Lab equipment located in the lab area.

This position requires the person to frequently be exposed to fumes, odors, dusts, and gases associated with an Engineering Lab area.

  1. Preferred Qualifications


  1. Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the electronic application and attach the required documents: Cover letter, resume and transcript confirming required college coursework and hours.

Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position. *

Applicants needing assistance may call Human Resources at 405.682.7542.

Classification Title: Temporary Non-Exempt

Working Title: Engineering Lab Assistant/Tutor – TAP

Datatel Position ID: MEPS0ENGTAPT0A

Annual Hours: As needed or assigned not to exceed 25 hours per week or 750 hours in a fiscal year.

Placement Range: $8.40 – $8.90

Position Type: Temporary Part-time

Job Category: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Engineering Program Chair

Work Hours: 10 hours per week, flexible schedule Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Department: Division of Science, Engineering, and Math

Job Open Date: 07/01/2018

Job Close Date: 06/30/2019

Open Until Filled: No

HR Contact: Adriana Guardado

Posting Number: Student, Work Study, Temporary_0402326

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