Massachusetts Institute of Technology Instrument Systems Worker in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Instrument Systems Worker

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Repair & Maintenance

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Department of Facilities

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SU-H, 11:00 P.M. - 7:00 A.M.

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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

INSTRUMENT SYSTEMS WORKER, Facilities-Repair and Maintenance-Operations Division, to maintain, diagnose, and repair microprocessors and instrumentation associated with the building automation systems. Will perform tests on and make adjustments to input and output devices, set up and maintain history and documentation files, and troubleshooting electronic circuitry. Will traverse MIT’s 168 acre campus, regularly enter and navigate all building and mechanical system spaces, and routinely access and conduct work in both small/confined and high spaces including roofs.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: an associate’s degree and/or two years of formal training in electronics and a minimum of three years’ experience in temperature or process control. Work may be performed on ladders, scaffolds, and other above-ground locations. Personal protective equipment (PPE) must be worn as required, including hard hats, safety shoes and glasses, dust masks, ear protection, protective suits, and hot gloves. Must also wear MIT-issued safety rated uniforms. Work with hazardous materials may be required. Job #16403

The schedule for the position is Sunday through Thursday, 11:00 P.M. to 7:00 A.M. May be required to work an irregular schedule and/or shift as required by the needs of operations. 8/28/18

MIT will conduct a background check (including checking criminal records) for finalists.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.