Engineering Support Specialist 2

Penn State University

Penn State Altoona
Campus City:
Altoona, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – H – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Altoona
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The Division of Business, Engineering, and Information Sciences and Technology seeks an Engineering Support Specialist 2. Operate and maintain manual and CNC machine tools, including machining centers, lathes and mills, and to produce components to industrial standards. Install, calibrate, and/or maintain lab equipment in engineering laboratories. Provide specialized assistance and training to faculty, staff, and students using engineering laboratories. Create and support an engaging atmosphere for undergraduate students working on classwork, senior design capstone projects, and/or research projects. Supervise all laboratory users and assure compliance with safety and lab policies. Maintain inventory of lab supplies and equipment. Develop, organize and maintain information on instructional equipment. During the fall and spring semesters, normal hours will be 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Summer hours will be 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. An occasional Saturday to support a special event could be required. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher in a technical program or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Knowledge of personal computer platforms and operating systems, including Windows, is required.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088