UNIVERSITY OF IOWA Mechanical / Electrical Engineering Assi in IOWA CITY, Iowa

Mechanical / Electrical Engineering AssistantPosting ID115600DepartmentCAD-Research Engineering/College of EngineeringJobcodeEngineering AssociateWorking TitleMechanical / Electrical Engineering AssistantDetailsPart-time (20-40 hrs/wk) hourly position staring immediately, flexible schedule, however work hours must overlap with the typical 9am - 5pm work day. Actual hours will be dependent on project workload. Occasional nights and weekends possible depending on project schedules.The National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS)is a self-sustained transportation safety research center at the University of Iowa. Funded by government and industry, NADS utilizes its suite of world-class driving simulators and instrumented on-road vehicles to conduct research studies for the private and public sectors.The miniSim simulation systems we design and build are used for research and development at over 55 locations in the US, Canada, and overseas. The successful applicant will be part of a team including software, hardware, IT, and mechanical engineers. This position provides experience in the design-build-deliver-support process.Typical duties include design, selecting parts and components, creation of engineering part drawings, assembly, maintaining bills of material and assembly documentation, and setup/teardown of simulators. Will assist in providing technical support for customers using our simulators. Some travel may be required. Other duties as assigned.Technical or Engineering education (Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronics, etc. Willingness to learn and a positive attitude is very important. Must have experience with CAD tools and drafting and design methods. Must have strong aptitude for hands-on engineering and assembly and selection of parts/components. Attention to detail and willingness to learn workmanship skills and perform quality work is important. Ability to lift 50 lbs. Occasional greasy/dirty work.If you are interested in a position, please send your resume and two references to: andrew-veit@uiowa.eduRate of Pay: $20/hrContactANDREW VEITPhone: 5-4361Email: andrew-veit@uiowa.eduApplication InstructionsIf you are interested in a position, please send your resume and at least two references to andrew-veit@uiowa.eduAd Start Date11/30/2018Ad End Date01/11/2019The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment or in its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies.