Laboratory Coordinator - Engineering Technology - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

This position supports Civil Engineering Technology faculty and students by preparing laboratory apparatus, equipment, materials and supplies for use in student laboratories, for lecture demonstrations, conducting experiments and supporting research by faculty and/or students.


Responsible for supporting faculty in the Civil Engineering Technology program at Metropolitan State University of Denver such as mechanics of materials laboratory, soil mechanics/geotechnical laboratory, structures testing, demonstrations in fluid mechanics classes. Assist in the Senior Project I and II, the Experimental Methods in Structural Engineering, and the Introduction to Civil Engineering Technology courses. Support CET faculty in the experimental aspects of their research activities. Maintaining the equipment and instruments used by the students in the lab classes; preparing materials; teaching lab training sessions; assisting with demonstrations, reviewing laboratory reports; assembling apparatus for demonstrations; purchasing materials, supplies, and assisting program coordinator/Department Chair in laboratory equipment procurement. Provide preventive maintenance schedule and maintain equipment in the CET program. Coordinate with faculty and the MET laboratory coordinator in maintaining an inventory for tools and equipment in the laboratory.
Other duties regarding class/laboratory assistance in the Engineering Technology Department as assigned by Department Chair/Supervisor.

Required Qualifications

A minimum of Bachelors of Science degree in Civil Engineering or related field. A minimum of two years of experience in civil engineering/structural engineering and experimental methods in structural engineering.

Preferred Qualifications

Masters of Science degree in Civil Engineering or related field. Knowledge in special structural engineering topics (i.e., refurbishment of structures, timber structures, composites and others). Familiarity with MTS Systems Corporation hydraulic testing equipment and data acquisition systems. Experienced in fatigue testing of wood and composite materials. Experience or ability to conduct purchasing in compliance with state and institutional fiscal rules. Experience conducting record keeping.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order toe be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

In order for your file to be considered complete you must submit copies of transcripts. If you are unable to attach them at the time of the application please send them to Zsuzsa Balogh at

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Keyword Phrases

  • ET - Engineering Tech
  • Laboratory Coordinator - Engineering Technology
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Laboratory and Research
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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