Laboratory Research Specialist

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The purpose of this position is to provide support services, including electrical including electrical and mechanical maintenance, to laboratories at the University of Maine.

The Laboratory Research Specialist troubleshoots laboratory equipment, performs mechanical and electrical maintenance, removes and replaces defective parts, orders parts and maintains required documents, fabricates repair parts, sets up equipment, and operates a variety of standard and specialized technical equipment.

Examples of services offered include:

  • Laboratory experimental apparatus design and troubleshooting
  • Mechanical and electrical maintenance
  • Plumbing services, including high pressure and vacuum systems
  • Refrigeration system maintenance
  • Part fabrication and prototyping
  • Structural welding
  • Equipment setup and student mentoring

Do you need a Laboratory Research Specialist? Please complete the form below.

Laboratory Services Request

Please use this form to request staffing from Technical and Administrative Services Central (TASC) (formerly the Shared Resources Pool)
  • Technical and Administrative Services Central at UMaine offers clients the opportunity to meet short-term project needs.

  • $37.50/hr salary + $20.03/hr fringe + any parts required
  • (Salary Account: 51100) - Please be sure that the contact information of the Financial Manager of the ChartField is provided below.
  • Please provide the name for the person in your department/unit with whom we should coordinate if parts need to be ordered to complete your project and/or to report financial transactions