The part-time metal shop specialist will lead a variety of instructional and technical support tasks in Phoenix Forge’s metal shop. This position will be responsible for assisting student and public members with a range of metal working tasks, including cutting, welding(mig/tig/stick), grinding, shearing, bending, drilling, and finishing. This position may also assist with machining and other digital fabrication-related tasks including 2D/3D design, CAM programming, and machine operation.  An applicant for this position needs to be flexible, patient, and creative to support a wide variety of requests for assistance. Specialists for this area will also help maintain equipment, tools, supplies, and shop inventory as directed by the Senior Instructor.

Please email makerspace@gatewaycc.edu for more information.

 

The Prototyping 3D Instructional Specialist is responsible for a variety of instructional support and technical support tasks related to the Prototyping (3D printing, laser cutting, vinyl cutting, etc.) area of the Phoenix Forge Makerspace. College students, faculty, and staff, as well as the public, will need beginner to advanced level instruction on topics such as basic to advanced 3D printing (we have Raise Pro industrial and large format printers, GlowForge and Prusa printers, and a Potterbot ceramic printer), 3D modeling (Fusion 360, Rhino, and similar software), laser scanning (Afinia Einscan Pro 2X+), laser cutting, vinyl cutting, and related tools or processes as needed. The makerspace does not teach semester-length courses in any of these subjects, but does teach short classes/workshops in basic principles, projects, and how to use equipment, materials, and related tools. This position also supports public members with personal projects as well as helping students or faculty who are working on projects for their classes. This position needs to be flexible, patient, and creative to support a wide variety of requests for assistance when not teaching classes. The Specialist for this area will help to maintain equipment, tools, supplies, and inventory. The Specialist may also develop video demonstrations, workshops, and instructional kits for online delivery (free YouTube content and our Learning Management System for paid short classes). As time allows, the Specialist will also help to develop our member community with a focus in this area of the makerspace.

Please email makerspace@gatewaycc.edu for more information.