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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

**Temporary Staffing Services is posting and screening candidates on behalf of the hiring University unit.

Job Summary

UM is taking the lead in the design and construction of 5000 pencil-sized robots, which maneuver to collect spectra of distant galaxies as part of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument.

Instrument Assembly Worker - duties include: putting together custom metal parts in a miniature assembly line; using epoxy and miniature screws to construct individual robotic assemblies; thoroughly document all progress into database; and other duties as assigned. The assembly will take place in a clean room where individuals must wear protective clothing such as lab coats, hair/shoe covers, and nitrile gloves. Qualifications include: Meticulous attention to detail obtained through activities such as model building, hand sewing, painting, etc. Ability to follow instructions thoroughly and work as a team. All necessary training will be provided. Pays at least $12/hr. depending on skills and experience.

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday 8:30am-5:30pm preferred, but may also consider an earlier or later start for well-qualified candidates. Position starts ASAP and is expected to last through Spring 2018.

Additional Information

This temporary position may meet eligibility requirements for health care benefits.

The statements included in this description are intended to reflect the general nature and level of work assigned to this classification and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.