This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 6210
UW Job Family: 62
SOC Code: 51-9195
Pay Grade: 23
Date: July 01, 2008
Designs, fabricates and repairs a variety of scientific glass systems.
Responsible for the fabrication and repair of complex glass systems, including high vacuum systems, distillation systems and cryogenic apparatus utilizing Pyrex, quartz and various exotic glasses.
Assist faculty, post doctorate and graduate students with design of complex scientific glass equipment and evaluate applications and fabrication techniques to determine feasibility.
Review and analyze glass engineering and research data to meet research objectives.
Maintain inventory and billing records. Monitor projects to meet completion dates. Order glass, oxygen and hydrogen supplies.
Train part-time employees and graduate students in the use of various glass-working equipment.
Maintain shop equipment, update operating manuals, calibrate and monitor high vacuum systems and annealing ovens.
Shop environment; routine exposure to mechanical, chemical and electrical hazards; frequently subjected to fire/heat, explosives, confined spaces and occasionally exposed to fumes and odors.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.