Positions at the UT College of Architecture and Design
Assist the Woodshop Manager and Faculty by overseeing the operation of the equipment and maintenance of the facility.
Supervises safe and effective operation of the College of Architecture + Design Woodshop facility on day-to-day basis. Develops, implements, and enforces shop standards/policies and safety rules.
Provides support to both architecture and art faculty and students regarding course needs.
Supervise and conduct maintenance and repair of shop tools, equipment, the shop environment and the adjacent construction platform. This Includes but not limited to- following and maintaining machine maintenance schedules, completing required repairs, ensuring the shop and construction platforms are clean and that materials are stored in correct areas and within the shop policy requirements.
Trains work-study students with the use of shop tools and equipment, tool check-out procedures and student access procedures.
Assist the woodshop manager or faculty by providing student assistance on machinery for project completion. Provide training/shop orientation sessions and working guidelines for classes or user groups qualified to use the facilities and equipment. Other duties as assigned by the School of Architecture Dean.
High school graduation or equivalent, bachelor’s degree preferred. Six years minimum experience with woodworking and power tools. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), position held, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, major, graduated or not, and hours completed if not graduated. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Thorough working knowledge of techniques, materials, hand tools, and power tools utilized in woodworking and wood frame construction (should have experience in building construction– framing, carpentry, and cabinetry). Familiarity with digital fabrication machinery such as CNC routers, safety rules and procedures. Submit a portfolio of 8 images of personal work or projects. Experience supervising, directing and assisting faculty/students in the safe operation of shop tools and equipment. Demonstrate proficiency with 2D and 3D modeling software. Customer service experience. Good organizational skills and ability to interact with a diverse population of faculty and students.