For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
Part-time Laboratory Technicians Diesel/Simulator/Welding
A special mission college within the Massachusetts state university system
Part-time Laboratory Technicians
Posting: January 2020
Deadline for application: 07 February 2020
Contract Date: 02 March 2020 through 09 June 2020 (Spring Semester 2020)
Please note, these are non-benefitted, temporary/contract positions
Simulator Lab Technician
- Guide students in proper operation of simulators during late afternoons and early evenings when students are trying to perform homework assignments.
- Assist with Electronics Lab set-up to include: lab preparation, inventory maintenance, supply ordering.
- Demonstrate knowledge in the following engineering simulation systems: Hydraulic Systems, Diesel Engine Operating Systems, High Pressure Boiler Systems, Propulsion Gas Turbine Systems, and Computer Aided Design (basic understanding of 2D & 3D Autodesk software including Solid Works and REVIT software programs preferred.)
Welding Lab Technician
- Train students of the best practices in welding, burning, brazing and cutting safely using the “tools of the trade”.
- Teach students the basic skills needed to understand welding theory and application, including the reading of welding specification drawings, identifications of symbols and classifications, perform SMAW, MIG & TIG welding on various metals, with various thicknesses and by using various positions (flat, horizontal, vertical, overhead).
- Demonstrate Oxygen/Acetylene cutting, welding and brazing on various metals and explain the hot work, plasma cutting, and grinding.
Diesel Engine Technician
- Assist the Lead Instructor in both the classroom and laboratory by providing instruction in: diesel engine theory, design basics, fundamental operation, equipment safety, parts identification, engine components, engine systems, use of equipment, repair procedures, and hands-on application.
- Demonstrate a working knowledge and prior experience with the disassembly and reassembly of a working Westerbeke 40 series four-stroke engines and Detroit 71 series two-stroke engines.
- Bachelor of Science in a related Engineering field; Associates Degree from two-year technical college will be considered if supported by significant professional experience
- An Engineering license applicable for the discipline, which might include a Professional Engineers license, or other active licenses granted, for example, by the U.S. Coast Guard, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or a state licensure board
- Professional experience in marine or facilities engineering
Salary Range: Approximately 20 hours per week at $29/hour
Application Deadline: 07 February 2020. The review of cover letter and CV will begin immediately. Cover letter and resume materials may be attached, and sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, submit application materials by USPS to: Human Resources Department, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532. The finalist must complete a CORI.
Massachusetts Maritime Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, women and veterans to apply.