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[JOB] Part Time 3D Printing Technician, New School

Part Time 3D Printing Technician

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Please review the work hours before applying. This is a part time position only, Work hours are Friday 9am-2pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-6pm.

Position Information


Position Information


Position Availability: available immediately.
Position Title: Part Time 3D Printing Technician
Requisition Number: 0206071625
Location New York City
Position Type: Administrative
Position Status: Part-Time
Department: PSD/Budget & Planning
Responsibilities: The 3D printing technician will be responsible for maintaining and operating various types of 3D printers and related technologies. The 3D print technician will also assisting in management of prototyping labs related to laser cutting and 3D printing, managing and training of student staff, technician repair, upgrading and installation of various software and hardware related to digital prototyping. Other duties related to prototyping labs at Parsons may and can be required.
Minimum Qualifications: Prior experience in 3D printing and laser cutting.
Prior experience working in a shop/lab setting.
Prior experience working with students/faculty or academic setting.
Highly level of operational knowledge for both Mac and PC. Bachelors degree required.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Architecture, Product design, industrial design, or related field.
High/expert level of knowledge for modeling and 3D software such as Rhino and SolidWorks.
Prior experience working with Zcorp, Objet, Mcor and MakerBot machines and software.
Job Family: Parsons The New School for Design
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please review the work hours before applying. This is a part time position only, Work hours are Friday 9am-2pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-6pm.
Posting Date: 04/03/2014
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * describe the major differences between rapid prototyping with Zcorp machines vs. MakerBots, along with the pros and cons to each.(Open Ended Question)
  2. * problem: the zcorp 3d printing machine has stopped worked, and has given you an error warning. when you check the machine, you see that the build platform height is misreading by 20%. How would you fix this error so the build platform is at the correct height and the machine will work again?(Open Ended Question)
  3. * describe the difference between 3D scanning vs. using computer programs ( such as solidworks or rhino) for creating prototypes. list the pros and cons of each, and in what scenarios each option is best to use.(Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter