3D-Printing Lab Specialist – Specialist IV

Full Time 12 days ago
Lubbock, TX
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center


For over 50 years, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has dedicated its services to education, patient care and research for West Texas and beyond. More than 30,000 health care professionals have been trained within TTUHSC’s six schools, and we continue to meet the health care needs of the 2.5 million people in our region. Our growing institution has campuses in Abilene, Amarillo, Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Lubbock, Midland and Odessa. TTUHSC is an established leader in education and patient care and has built cutting-edge, ongoing research in a multitude of health care topics.


Performs semi-professional work on various projects and programs. Work is performed under supervision within established policies with latitude for independent judgment. Employee performance is based upon a review of completed work and overall results obtained. May supervise specialized clerical section.

This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC:

ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission

KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude

INTEGRITY be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking

VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit

BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive defining moments.

You excel in these key areas:

Major/Essential Functions

Specialist IV position oversees daily operations for a 3D printing lab within a medical library. Duties include processing and invoicing 3D printing requests, as well as the maintenance of fourteen 3D printers on the TTUHSC Lubbock and regional campuses. This position ensures work areas and equipment adhere to TTUHSC safety guidelines like proper usage and storage of tools, materials, and chemicals, as well as, updating material safety data sheets and enforcing safety expectations. Specialist IV tracks material inventory and maintains vendor relations by processing supply orders, while providing material and equipment recommendations to ensure the lab is offering the most current technological resources. Additional duties include some travel to maintain regionally based 3D printing equipment, 3D Modeling with medical imaging, CAD-based design, and supporting the development of a student-occupied workspace that promotes student usage and engages with faculty research interests. This position will assist with special projects as needed, while supporting the mission of the Methodology Lab. Opportunities to gain experience in administration and staff supervision, along with the potential for flexible working arrangement after probationary expectations have been met.

Occasional Duties

Tracking daily patron statistics, supporting IT personal during absences, and assisting with computer lab operations.


Required Qualifications

High school plus four (4) years’ experience.

Additional education may substitute on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

3D modeling with Blender, Rhino, or engineering CAD based software like Solidworks or AutoCAD, along with mechanical and electrical repair experience is strongly preferred.

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