Coordinator, Lab, Industrial, Construction, and Transportation Division

Guilford Technical Community College   Jamestown, NC   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
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Posted on September 28, 2019


This position provides support to the Industrial, Construction, and Transportation (ICT) programs, specifically, the programs located at the Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) building; Jamestown Campus, and the Technology Education Center (TEC) building; Greensboro Campus, under the direction of the Dean for the ICT Division, along with input from Department Chairs. The ICT Lab Coordinator is responsible for providing support to ICT faculty and students by maintaining the instructional facility in good order. The position is responsible for maintaining the laboratory areas, equipment, tooling and supplies required to support all classes and labs held within the facilities. This includes all aspects of equipment maintenance including, tooling inspection, testing, and repair coordination with outside vendors when required. This is non-teaching position. Additionally, this individual is required to ensure all equipment, tooling, and expendable supplies are in place and sufficient for the lab requirements and that labs are in safe operating conditions.


• Conduct equipment annual inspections/calibration.
• Facilitate equipment repair quote and vendor assignment processes. Additionally, provide maintenance and preventive maintenance support for equipment in the classrooms or labs for all ICT programs at both campuses.
• Perform facility audit and audit item closure.
• Ensure closure and follow up on all reported equipment failure, damage, and repair needs.
• Handle off schedule equipment repair with urgency to support instruction.
• Conduct daily facility inspection of critical equipment items
• Support faculty material ordering support and stocking for instruction
• Conduct timely coordination with purchasing and leadership to ensure state processes are followed.
• Complete pre-semester standard inventory review and ordering
• Manage the equipment check out and return processes
• Assist in managing the college’s annual equipment inventory process
• Work and coordinate facility maintenance in support of the operation.
• Commitment to observe and uphold safety procedures.
• Supervise and coordinate work assignments for work study/part time employees.
• Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork.

Difficult Challenges Contacts Education Required

-Associate’s degree in a technical field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.
-Experience with Microsoft Office Suite products (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
-Valid driver’s license in good standing

Education Preferred

-Bachelor’s degree or higher in an industrial maintenance/systems, facility management or facility maintenance program from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.

Experience Required

-3 years of experience in a technical work area coordinating facility and equipment requirements (i.e., facility maintenance/ management, industrial material/supply, manufacturing project planner, manufacturing facility support)
- Experience maintaining and auditing laboratory/shop environments, including:
• Operation of a variety of hand tools and power tools.
• Conducting general maintenance routines and preventive repairs, including CNC machining equipment and specialty automotive equipment.
• Reading electrical schematics, connections, and repairs
• Reading hydraulic and pneumatic schematic diagrams, connections, and repairs.
• Experience with equipment recurring maintenance inspections and repairs
-Supervisory experience to include employee performance evaluation

Experience Preferred

- Greater than 3 years of experience in a technical work area coordinating facility and equipment requirements (i.e., facility maintenance/ management, industrial material/supply, manufacturing project planner, manufacturing facility support)
- Experience working in a manufacturing field as a materials or tooling technician
- Experience with operation and maintenance of 3D printing equipment

KSA Required

The Lab Coordinator shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its “open door” policy. He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned. The Lab Coordinator must be able to:
1. Multi-task
2. Respect Diversity
3. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.
4. Be willing to take direction from Faculty and Administration
5. Communicate effectively
6. Be able to troubleshoot, isolate, and repair equipment failures to closure.

KSA Preferred Department/Job Specific Requirements

Mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed):
1. Reporting Requirements
2. Discrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
3. Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
4. Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
5. Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)

Specific Departmental Requirements:
1. Individual must be able to safely operate a variety of industrial, construction, and transportation equipment.
2. Individual must be able to drive between campuses to provide service.

Physical Demands

1. May include supporting day and evening programs administered on multiple campuses
2. Position may require standing for extended periods of time, stooping, walking, climbing, and bending to supervise students in confined areas, as well as on elevated work stands and platforms.
3. Exposure to hazardous materials is possible and will require safe handling, use and disposal. Some classes require using flammable and/or inert high pressure gases, and using high pressure hydraulic equipment.
4. Lifting, and the positioning of heavy equipment in preparation for classes and labs is required.
5. Work may be required in an environment that varies from hot to cold (seasonal), which can be both noisy and dusty, and require standing for lengthy periods.
6. Criminal history checks, with acceptable results, are required.

Posting Type Staff