Unitrans: IT Assistant

Contact Information

Name: Craig Lowe

Phone: 530-752-2877

Email: calowe@ucdavis.com

You can visit the Unitrans website to learn more about them.


Payrate: $10.75/hr

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study:

Resume Required: No



Hours per Week: 10-20 hrs/wk

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: Indefinite


Job Number: 0009-0711-2012

Last Date to Apply: Aug. 30, 2012


Assist the IT Manager in building and maintaining web applications and the computer workstations used by Unitrans.


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Help develop and add functionality to the Unitrans Web Suite, a large internal web application used to manage most of the administrative and operational tasks within the company.  Help to maintain the computers and the associated network and peripherals. This includes providing technical support to users as well as setting up and deploying new workstations.


A) Web development experience using PHP, HTML, CSS, and SQL

B) Must be able to manage Windows XP computers including:

  1. Reformatting, installing the OS and software
  2. Setting up peripherals and providing technical support

C) Experience working with Oracle, a version control system (such as Git or Subversion), and Javascript is desired but not necessary.

D) Experience working with an MVC framework (especially the Zend Framework) is desired but not necessary.

E) Experience with Unit Testing and Test-Driven Development is desired but not necessary

F) Ability to work independently without constant supervision

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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