Junior Instrument Designer/Machinist

Maryland, United States
$24.38-$33.52 per hour
04 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2018
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Full Time

Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CG 
Starting Salary Range: $24.38-$33.52 per hour
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F 8:30 - 5:00 
Employee subgroup: Salaried Non-exmt 
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus 
Department name: 10001373-Physics and Astronomy 
Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences

Specific duties & responsibilities:

  • Will provide machining services to the University research and instructional community and affiliates.
  • Responsible for the fabrication of precision components using manual and CNC lathes and milling machines, wire EDM and a variety of fabrication and inspection equipment; various machining tasks to design, prototype, and fabricate specialized equipment/instruments.

Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

  • High school diploma/GED required. Minimum
  • 3 years related experience required.
  • Additional education may be substituted for some experience to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula.

JHU Equivalency Formula: 

30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.

Preferred qualifications:

Experience working in an R&D environment desirable.

 Physical Requirements:

  • Machinists work around high-speed machinery.
  • The work requires standing, stooping, bending and reaching most of the time.
  • Incumbent frequently handles, lifts and carries objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds with the assistance of weight handling equipment or co-workers.
  • Possible exposure to machine oil, metal filings, and unpleasant odors.
  • To prevent accidents or injury, machinists wear protective gear, such as safety glasses and earplugs, and follow safety regulations.
  • Work is performed inside in areas that are usually noisy and dirty.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer, moderate to heavy equipment, power tools, etc.
  • Near vision to see objects clearly within 20 inches.
  • Sharp focus to adjust vision when doing close work that changes in distance from eyes.
  • Full spectrum vision to identify and distinguish color.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

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