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Energy Systems Lab Technician, Part Time
Category: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Department: Energy Systems Program
Locations: Springfield, MA
Posted: Aug 8, 2023
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-time
Position ID: 165833

About Springfield Technical Community College :

Located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site and founded in 1967, Springfield Technical Community College is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC offers a variety of career programs unequalled in the state. Digital Multimedia, IT Security, Nursing, Robotics, Sonography, Mechanical Engineering Technology (Advance Manufacturing) and dozens of other career programs produce potential employees each year. STCC's highly-regarded transfer programs in Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology continue to provide the most economical option for students pursuing a four-year degree. With an annual enrollment of over 6,500, evening, weekend and online students, STCC is a vibrant campus rich in diversity and justifiably proud of our designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Respect, is one of the Core Values of the College and we strive to nurture mutual respect among faculty, staff and students. With respect, we embrace differences to create an inclusive environment for all. Together, we support students as they transform their lives through intellectual, cultural, and economic engagement while becoming thoughtful, committed and socially responsible graduates.

Job Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, the Lab Technician is responsible for supporting and enhancing the College's Energy Systems Program. The incumbent will work together with all faculty and staff to create an atmosphere of trust and respect in which all can succeed. This candidate will maintain the Energy Systems lab environment and equipment, and assist in the instruction of students in the use of technical equipment.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain a safe and proper operation in the lab, preserve the shop integrity, and demonstrate excellence in the following areas.
  • Ensures utilization and proper maintenance of specialized learning equipment and materials.
  • Ensures proper supplies are available in the shop.
  • Restock inventory and provide material list.
  • Set up required equipment and tools for weekly labs prior to the start of the lab sessions.
  • Assist in obtaining tools and supplies from storage room when needed.
  • Assist faculty in carrying out moderately complex technical routines with minimal supervision or instruction.
  • Monitor students during lab sessions (proper safety gear during the lab and safe behavior) Assist in the instruction of students in the use, operation, safety, and maintenance of technical apparatus and equipment.
  • Place required work order for building maintenance.
  • Performs special projects and related responsibilities as initiated and requested.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma required. Vocational high school diploma preferred.
  • Minimum of (1) one year of experience in the HVAC industry that includes hands on experience.
  • A Certificate in HVAC or technical Associate's degree preferred.
  • Massachusetts oil burner technician license preferred.
  • EPA certification preferred.
  • OSHA 10 certification preferred.
  • Ability to instruct students in the proper use of moderately complex technical equipment.


Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.


Work is generally performed in a classroom or lab setting. Work involves a high activity level and pace, and competing time demands. Essential tasks require typing/keyboard skills, phone usage, and reading, speaking, and listening. Use office equipment and computer keyboards requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity. Balancing, crouching, grasping, pulling, reaching and stooping may also be required.

Additional Information:

Salary: $15.00 per hour
Benefits: No, PT position
Union: Non-Union
Grant Funded: No
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Springfield Technical Community College is not sponsoring H1B Visa.


Candidates for employment should be aware that all STCC employees are required to complete Information Awareness Security Training within thirty days of their orientation date and annually thereafter.

Application Instructions:

All available positions are located at: which applicants must apply online by submitting a cover letter**, resume and three (3) professional references.

**Cover letter must demonstrate how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.


STCC conducts a pre-employment screening. Initial and continued employment is dependent upon meeting National Background Check, Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and/or Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check and if applicable, Physical and Alcohol/Drug Testing requirements. Screening also includes verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.


Springfield Technical Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Kathryn C. Senie, Ed.D, J.D. at 413.755.5642 or via email at, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. Springfield Technical Community College will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


STCC's personnel and academic decisions, programs and policies are formulated and conducted in a manner, which will ensure equal access for all people and prevent discrimination. As part of this effort, a College will ensure that employment and academic decisions, programs and policies will be based solely on the individual eligibility, merit or fitness of applicants, employees and students without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, military service, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation or political or union affiliation.


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