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Skilled Trades Lab Aide

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Work type: Part-time Salaried
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Tutors and Lab Aides

Position, Department: Skilled Trades Lab Aide, Continuing Education & Workforce Development

Type of Position: Part-time Salaried, Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: varies

Pay Range:  $25/hour

Pay Grade: NONCR

Opportunity for hybrid schedule:No

Benefits Category: Limited benefits

Position Summary: The Skilled Trades Lab Aide will be responsible for assisting the Workforce Development and Continuing Education staff in maintaining clean and orderly skilled trades laboratories and classrooms. The Aide will assist in setting up for workforce development training and open enrollment courses based on schedules and locations of training. They will ensure equipment is cataloged and maintained, and complete or request maintenance as needed. The Aide will assist in ensuring equipment and supplies are ready and available when needed for training and courses including but not limited to welding coupons, automotive tech materials, deburring equipment, PLC equipment, construction materials, or plumbing materials.

Required Qualifications:

· High School graduate or equivalent
· Basic knowledge of safety in a skilled trades environment
· Basic knowledge of the technical aspects of skilled trades environments
· Ability to operate band saw and welding machines
· Ability to work independently
· Ability to perform physical tasks such as lifting and moving up to 30 pounds
· Ability to operate hand and power tools in a safe manner

Preferred Qualifications:

· Previous experience working with skilled trades tools and equipment
· Industry certification in a skilled trade

To be considered for this position we will require an application, resume, and cover letter.

Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assists in setting up course material and equipment for workforce development training and open enrollment courses as required based on schedules and locations.
  • Prepares materials for laboratory exercises and training.
  • Evaluates tools and equipment conditions and makes recommendations for repairs, upgrades, and purchases.
  • Maintains the skilled trades laboratories, classrooms, and storages spaces in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Maintains inventory of training supplies and materials.
  • Coordinates purchasing of materials and supplies as needed.
  • Maintains relationships with instructors and other lab aides on standard operating procedures, best practices, and any collaborations between credit and non-credit. 

*Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Diversity Statement: Here at Johnson County Community College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students, faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas, interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging all of our unique employees is the key to students’ success. You belong here.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Disclosure:  If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email


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