Job Information

University of Utah Nanofab Cleanroom Support in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 08/26/2022

Requisition Number PRN12933N

Job Title UU Student - Other

Working Title Nanofab Cleanroom Support

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Ability to commit to 15+ hours per week, with a flexible schedule during business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00051 - College of Engineering-Dean

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $8-$12 per hour

Close Date

Job Summary

Entry-level position for students interested in Engineering. Assist with daily operations of the Nanofab, including care and operation of lab equipment.


Assist Sr. Engineer with daily operations of Utah Nanofab Cleanroom, including inspections, care, and cleaning of laboratory equipment; organize and restock supplies, and maintain orderly and clean going area and lab smocks. Assist lab users with questions regarding safety and user policies, lab access, and computer logging system. During the first year, the student will be directly supporting mundane operations. As the student progresses, more responsibilities will be given to operate and/or repair advanced cleanroom equipment, including periodic process monitoring runs for performance trend charting.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Often: Infectious disease, oils (there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids), hazards (includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving

mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals). Seldom: Exposure to animals. Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications


Special Instructions Summary

First or second year undergraduate students in Engineering and Science are preferred

Also preference given to:

• Work-study eligible

• Ability to commit to 15+ hours per week, with a flexible schedule during business hours

• Demonstrated interest in a career within micro-scale devices such as MEMSor semiconductor devices

• Interest manifest as a desire to remain in this job during the course of the undergraduate academic program

Minimum Qualifications: General knowledge of lab safety and cleanroom procedures. Mechanical ability to operate and care for lab equipment preferred. Demonstrate

computer skills and effective communication skills with good customer service are required.

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.