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Undergraduate Laboratory & Research Assistant (Structural Engineering)

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Position Information

Posting Number: 20172504V
Position Title: Undergraduate Laboratory & Research Assistant (Structural Engineering)
Posting Type Student
Hours/week: 10 hrs. per week
Eligibility: Work study preferred but open to all students
Semester 2017-2018 Academic Year
Detailed Work Schedule

10 hrs. per week

Number of positions: 3
Department: 202-Civil and Environmental Engineering
Contact Name: Jeffrey Cook
Contact Phone/Extension: 3315

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary:

Students filling the position will assist in the preparation of undergraduate laboratories and graduate research projects related to steel, concrete, wood, masonry and composite materials. After the proper training is complete, students will be expected to operate the following tools and equipment: horizontal band saw, milling machine, drill press, annular cutter, circular saw, compound miter saw, concrete/brick saw, angle grinder, concrete vibrator, concrete mixer and others. Operation of the SETRL overhead crane may also be part of the daily tasks, after appropriate OSHA training conducted by VU EH&S. Students will be expected to work independently and together with graduate students, faculty and staff. In addition to assisting with the preparation of laboratory experiments, students will also be expected to aid in the organization and collection of data, general lab maintenance & cleanup activities. Students should expect to gain hands on knowledge of structural engineering materials and construction practices, which will enhance their undergraduate experience and further prepare them for graduate school or future employment.


Must be an upper level class CEE student.

Additional Information:
Physical Demands Summary:
Wage Rate: $9.00

Posting Detail Information

Closing Date (12am ET):
Open Until Filled Yes

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * Are you currently a registered Villanova student?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you eligible for work study?
    • Yes
    • No
    • I don't know
  3. * What is your availability? (days and times)

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Have you ever worked on campus before? If “Y”, what department and semester/year?

    (Open Ended Question)

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