Shop Tech (Part-Time) - AlphaLab Gear

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Department: AlphaLab Gear

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Company Overview

Innovation Works’ mission is to increase the success rate of the region’s technology companies and technology-adopting manufacturers by providing business expertise, direct investment and hands-on support.

Job Summary

Experience maintaining shop equipment.  This includes keeping companies informed the availability of the equipment, training companies on how to properly utilize the equipment, maintaining supplies and materials for the shop.  Maintain clean and organized shop environment.  This would include any other duties assigned.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintain AlphaLab Gear shop, keeping shop clean and supplies/materials stocked and organized
  • Maintain shop equipment, ensuring it is functioning properly and is regularly checked and serviced
  • Hold trainings for ALG companies to understand equipment usage
  • Maintain reservation schedule for equipment in instances of high demand
  • Advise ALG companies on processes and equipment usage in order to fulfill company product development needs

Qualifications and Skills

  • Familiarity with shop tools including laser cutter, 3D printer, soldering and electronics, and various wood and metal tools
  • Current or former entrepreneur preferred
  • Experience working in or managing a shop or similar environment
  • Experience providing training and hands-on assistance in the use of tools and equipment

Please forward resumes to Colman Wolfson at

Innovation Works is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in employment and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, military veteran or any other classification protected by law.


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