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Laboratory Technician - Builder/Maker

Company: Los Rios Community College District
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Posting Title
Laboratory Technician - Builder/Maker

Los Rios Community College District (Sacramento City College)

Department Location

Posting Number

Position Type
Classified (Support Staff)

Temporary Position Category

The Institution

Founded in 1916, Sacramento City College (SCC) is a multi-campus, urban college that consists of a 70-acre main campus across from William Land Park. The College has two educational centers, one in Davis on the campus of the University of California, Davis, and one in West Sacramento located adjacent to the public library, community center, and civic center. SCC is a vibrant teaching and learning institution with approximately 20,000 day and evening students and is recognized as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI).

Our Strengths
SCC has a rich history in the community and has expanded educational opportunities to students across the region. SCC awards Associate in Arts or Science degrees as well as Associate Degrees for Transfer, which guarantee transfer into the California State University system. The College offers Career Education certificates and degrees, transfer credit for students who desire to continue their education at a four-year college or university, and instruction in basic skills such as English, English as a second language, and mathematics.

Our Vision
Faculty and staff at SCC value a collaborative and diverse campus community. As one of four colleges within the Los Rios Community College District, Sacramento City College embraces change, values excellence in academic achievement, and supports the success of students as they pursue their dreams.

Position Summary
Under supervision of the assigned supervisor/manager perform technical work, typically in a college instructional program; receive, stock, maintain and issue laboratory supplies and equipment; coordinate budget and expenditures for laboratory supplies and equipment.

For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employees Association (White Collar) posting .

$4,156.25 per month

Additional Salary Information
No additional salary information to note

Additional Information

Los Rios Community College District offers competitive salaries and a very comprehensive employee benefits package to include medical insurance, CalPERS retirement, and opportunities for additional insurance and financial investments.

Full-time, twelve-month employees receive 18 days of annual paid holidays, 15 days' vacation yearly (with increases after 5 & 10 years), and 8 hours of sick leave per month. Los Rios also offers extensive professional development opportunities with the district and financial support and/or paid time off to complete external academic studies. You are eligible for the aforementioned benefits as a regular employee with a permanent assignment of 0.50 FTE or greater. To calculate this position's FTE, take the number of hours per week divided by 40, to get the percentage of hours worked. Then take the number of months worked divided by 12, to get the percentage of work year. Then take the percentage of hours worked divided by the percentage of months worked to get the position's FTE (e.g., a position that is 30 hours per week with a work year of 12 months: 30/40 = 0.75; 12/12 = 1; 0.75/1 = 0.75 FTE). For the full LRCEA contract agreement details, .

Assignment Responsibilities
Prepare materials and equipment for laboratory and classroom use, including but not limited to power equipment, tools, and drafting software and hardware; oversee repair and maintenance of laboratory equipment; order, receive and maintain inventory of materials and equipment; maintain operational budget and prepare adjustments as needed; maintain storeroom expenditure records; maintain the stockroom and laboratory in a safe, clean, and orderly condition, including but not limited to functional checks on safety equipment such as eyewash stations, showers, fire extinguishers and hood; organize and facilitate the collection, clean up, and disposal of hazardous or toxic chemical waste; interface with hazardous waste disposal vendors; adhere to state and local laws and regulations relating to health and safety, and safe storage and disposal of hazardous materials; oversee temporary employees, students and others on laboratory safety procedures (safe use of power equipment, tools, and materials); provide guidance to employees, students, and others in proper storage, handling, and use of material, equipment, and supplies; perform related duties as assigned.

Work Year
12 month

Work Schedule
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

Total Hrs per Week/Day
40 hours per week

Special Requirements
Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a medical evaluation.

Minimum Qualifications

EXPERIENCE: Two years of work experience related to the duties of the position.

EDUCATION: Completion of two years, or 60 semester units, of college work from an accredited institution in a related subject area to which assigned or in a related area. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the educational requirement.

Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: One year of education is equal to 30 semester units.)

Education must be from an accredited institution.

Application Instructions

Applicants applying to this position are REQUIRED to complete and submit:

  • A Los Rios Community College District Application
  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest


  • Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
  • Applicants indicating "see resume" on the application will not have that referenced experience considered for minimum qualifications, which may lead to the application being disqualified.
  • Applicants, including current Los Rios Community College District employees, are required to provide official transcripts, if required to meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
  • Applicants are required to submit official transcripts within 60 days of the time of hire.
  • Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as official transcripts.
  • Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant documents.
  • A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
  • Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. For additional information on foreign transcript evaluations .

    Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Date

    Closing Date

    Open Continuously

    Beginning On (or About)

    Ending Date, if Temporary or Interim

    How and where to apply
    Please visit our for complete information on how to apply online with our District. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 during regular business hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday.

    After hour inquiries should be emailed to Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m., of the posting closing date.

    Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

    For the latest information on the COVID Vaccine mandate, please visit the informational page.


    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • *
    Can you perform the essential functions of the position you are applying to with or without reasonable accommodations?

    • Yes
    • No

    • *
      I acknowledge and agree that I understand that by answering the question below, I certify that the information provided by me is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881 (if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability all persons and organizations furnishing such information. I understand that any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts on this form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 or attachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. If you have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minor traffic violation you are required to complete the form "Arrests Which Led to Convictions for Crime", P-881 (you must disclose convictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). If needed click on the link and download the form and attach the completed form to your application.

      • Yes, I acknowledge and agree
      • No, I do not acknowledge or agree
      • No answer

      • *
        I acknowledge and agree that I have read, that I understand and I meet the minimum qualifications for this position. I understand that I am required to provide official transcripts, if required to meet the minimum qualifications for the position, within 60 days from the time of hire. I also understand that individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant documents. For additional information on foreign transcript evaluations

        • No
        • Yes

        • *
          Considering this specific position that you are applying to - where/how did you learn about this position?

          • College Department
          • CareerBuilder
          • Chronicle of Higher Ed
          • Community College Registry Online Job Board
          • Community Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)
          • LRCCD Resource Group - Comunidad
          • Craigslist
          • D'Primeramano Magazine
          • EdJoin
          • Facebook (Campaign)
          • Facebook (Los Rios Page)
          • Glassdoor
          • Greater Sacramento Urban League
          • Handshake
          • HigheredJobs
          • Indeed
          • Job Sites
          • Job Journal
          • Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges
          • LinkedIn
          • Los Rios Community College District Employee
          • Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Email
          • Los Rios Community College District Website
          • LRCCD Resource Group - Asian Pacific Islander Legacy (API)
          • LRCCD Resource Group - Black Faculty & Staff Association (BFSA)
          • LRCCD Resource Group - Native American Collaborative (NAC)
          • LRCCD Resource Group - Spectrum (LGBTQIA+)
          • Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
          • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
          • Sacramento Builders Exchange
          • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
          • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
          • Sacramento Works
          • The HUB
          • ZipRecruiter
          • Other

            Applicant Documents

            Required Documents

          • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
          • Letter of Interest

            Optional Documents

          • P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For Crime Document

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