Job Openings at Garner Holt Education Through Imagination

Job Opening – Makerspace Machine Technician

Position: Full time or Part time
Starting wage: Negotiable, depending on experience
Location: On-site

COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Garner Holt Education Through Imagination is a leading provider of educational solutions aimed at fostering creativity, innovation, and hands-on learning experiences in schools. We are committed to equipping educators and students with the tools and resources necessary to thrive in today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Machine Technician to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for maintaining and operating a variety of machines and equipment within school makerspaces, ensuring optimal functionality and safety for students and educators.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Machine Maintenance: Perform regular maintenance tasks on 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC machines, vinyl cutters, and other equipment to ensure smooth operation and prevent downtime.
  • Troubleshooting: Diagnose and resolve technical issues with machines promptly to minimize disruptions to makerspace activities.
  • Calibration and Adjustment: Calibrate and fine-tune machines to maintain precision and accuracy in fabrication processes.
  • Training and Support: Train teachers and students on proper machine operation, safety protocols, and best practices for using equipment in makerspace projects.
  • Inventory Management: Monitor inventory levels of machine components and consumables, and coordinate with procurement team to ensure timely replenishment.
  • Safety Compliance: Enforce safety procedures and guidelines in makerspaces to promote a secure working environment for all users.
  • Documentation: Maintain detailed records of machine maintenance activities, troubleshooting procedures, and training sessions conducted.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical certification or vocational training in mechanical/electrical engineering or a related field preferred.
  • Proven experience working with 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC machines, and other fabrication equipment.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and ability to quickly identify and resolve technical issues.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively train and support users of varying skill levels.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to upholding safety standards in a school environment.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic setting.

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and retirement savings plan.
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement within the company.
  • The chance to make a meaningful impact on STEM education and student learning experiences.

If you are passionate about technology, education, and empowering the next generation of innovators, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us in shaping the future of learning in schools through hands-on making and creativity!

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Inspired by the work of Garner Holt Productions Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of theme park animatronics, Garner Holt Education through Imagination is a team of educators and industry professionals dedicated to producing world-class educational programs and resources to provide students with a strong foundation in creativity, innovation, technology and entrepreneurship to keep pace with our nation’s need to create students who are college and career ready in the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. We believe students inspired through this educational approach are poised to change the world for good.

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Please send completed application, cover letter and resume to cnielsen@garnerholteducation.com.

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