Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
An experienced machinist needed to produce precision parts and manufacture prototype scientific instrumentation used for research; including the ability to fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. Must be able to work well in a team setting and have excellent communication and customer service skills. Required to interact with students and faculty. Requirements include:
Set up and operate machine tools: lathe, milling machine, drill press, cut off saws, grinder, precision tools and similar equipment.
Responsible for safety, machine shop appearance and maintenance of equipment.
Capable of programming CNC connected equipment and knowledge of CAD files.
Superior knowledge of machining techniques for a variety of materials including metals, ceramics and plastics.
Stay current with new machining technologies to support the Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society, as well as the anticipated BC Engineering Department. Must be capable of working with faculty, postdocs, grand students, and undergrads at a variety of levels on academic and research projects
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $57,900 to $72,350; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
The position requires a technical or trade high school diploma. The position requires at least 5 years of experience in precision prototype machining, preferably in an academic environment.
Adept at using computer software such as CAD, word processing, spreadsheets, database and internet applications.
Certification or degree in machining technology is preferred
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Internal Number: 2913
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.