Air Force Research Lab Makerspace Technician II

Kirtland Air Force Base - Albuquerque, NM
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Salary: 15.00-18.00
Created: July 18, 2022



The AFRL Maker Hub is seeking a self-motivated maker who enjoys helping people bring their projects from dreams to reality. We are a small group of dedicated maker/educators who are striving to grow our collaborative space into a local nexus of innovation and design. Our ‘clients’ are AFRL Researchers & Engineers, Sandia Engineers, Active Duty military members, and anyone who has access to Kirtland Airforce Base and an interest in making. If you have an interest in taking things apart and putting them back together and enjoy sharing your knowledge with others, you will fit right in! The ideal candidate for the Maker Hub enjoys collaborating with design and hands-on projects, has experience (or willing to learn) high-tech and low-tech tools to include 3D Printing, CO2 lasers, CNC routers, poster printing, electronics, woodworking, and metalworking. The candidate will be comfortable learning, conducting training, workshops, and tours of the facility, provide oversight of the Makerspace during operating hours, and respond to email inquiries and questions. The candidate will research and perform projects involving rapid-prototyping and innovative equipment to showcase capabilities of the space, and aid users with problem-solving and troubleshooting technical issues.



Read and comprehend instructions, write information and complete simple forms. High School (or GED) level ability in spelling, grammar, composition and math. Basic experience or willing to learn rapid-prototyping, CAD/CAM design, additive manufacturing, CNC technologies, electronics, microcontrollers, and general fabrication techniques desired. Demonstrated organization skills with the ability to problem solve effectively required. Ability to work with users of various skill sets and backgrounds required.


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