Team Advisor Job Function

Primary Functions

  • Primary School Contact for the team.
  • Obtain, organize and submit MHS required paperwork for fundraising activities.
  • Obtain, organize and submit MHS required paperwork for Field Trips.
  • Maintain team paperwork and student health forms (Green Cards).
    • Primary responsible individual for students while on Field Trips.
  • Maintain accurate team roster.
  • Maintain accurate TIMS Personnel information.
  • Book (through school) rooms at the school for build season, preseason, practice, events, etc.
  • Arrange for A/V and other equipment for trainings, orientation, etc
  • Focal points for Fingerprinting & Badging information for mentors
  • Work to involve other faculty members
  • Take attendance at team meetings and build season work days.
  • Lead individuals with school-issued keys and pass code for the school and rooms
  • Team liaison between Merrimack School District and team for help with school computer software/hardware requests, etc.
  • Continuously monitor student grades
  • Coach captains on creating agendas for & running Friday meetings.
  • Coach students on advertising within the school (announcements, posters, etc).

BAE Liaison

Primary Functions

  • Primary interface between MHS and BAE Systems
  • Lead of Finances for teams' main sponsor
  • NHS Team Lead Mentor and organizer
  • Back up to MHS Lead Mentors
  • Lead Point-Of-Contact (POC) for BAE Systems information and sponsor questions
  • Co-POC for internships at BAE Systems
  • Satellite Kickoff and Unveiling POC

Lead RobotOps Mentors

Primary Functions

Both

  • Help train and guide captains
  • Organize and help plan preseason trainings
  • Set up and present leadership training for captains, leads and other team members
  • Lead Interfaces between all subteams, mentors, captains and advisor
  • Help lead the team to set the direction of design early in the build
  • Help with updating, organizing and implementing good team processes
  • Monitor work progress to ensure timely delivery of components
  • Oversee packing of robot and tool crates
  • Helps oversee the project schedule and identify potential problem areas
  • Point Of Contact (POC) for machine work to be done at BAE Systems Canal St. Model Shop
  • Secondary interface between MHS and BAE Systems.
  • Coaches captains on keeping THE WALL updated.
  • Assist (then coach) captains (and leads) with delegating work tasks during build season.

Lead 1

  • Main/Co materials purchaser (Able to purchase materials with sponsor money)
  • Lead Shipping contact (TIMS Shipping contact)
  • Helps with website
  • Helps with Machine training, back up of Machine Shop Lead
  • Lead welding mentor
  • Lead robot transportation personnel for Off-season events

Lead 2

  • Build season schedule Lead (creator and overseer of progress)
  • POC for BAE Systems Employees trainers
  • Co-POC for internships at BAE Systems
  • Co-materials purchaser (Able to purchase materials with sponsor money)
  • Alternate TIMS contact
  • Shipping contact backup
  • POC for obtaining Engineering Notebooks for student leads

Lead Mechanical Team Mentor

Primary Function

  • Help set direction of design based on teamís strategy
  • Prime resource for Mechanical team student lead and members for mechanical aspects of robot.
  • Guide and assist Mechanical Team student lead with monitoring work progress to ensure timely delivery of components.
  • Support electrical/controls team mentors as needs arise (fabrication, installation, repair, etc. of add-ons, ie. brackets, mounting of sensors, relocation of components).
  • Inform other mentors of changes to Plan Of Record (to be determined by overall team & strategy chosen)
  • Adult support interface between mechanical team and Pro/E designers
  • Adult support interface between mechanical team and electrical/controls team: coordinate needs of controls team for software testing.

Parent Booster Club

Primary Functions

Both

  • Leads for team finances (from fundraising and school money)
  • Responsible for ordering team clothing
  • Responsible for Awards night
  • Awards scholarship to a graduating senior, along with help from any of the mentors.

Lead 1

  • Lead for fundraising
  • Lead for food
  • Lead for parents boosters

Lead 2

  • Lead for FLL POC (local and state)
  • Helps organize all characteristics of the FLL event
  • Travel/Lodging coordinator (lowest price researcher and team travel agent)
  • Booster Group Treasurer

Lead Pro E Team Mentor

Primary Functions

  • Lead mentor for route card approval for drawings
  • Help with Pro E features
  • Help with properly documenting parts (See team Manufacturing Process)

Lead Machine Shop Mentor

Primary Functions

  • Lead machinist for the MHS machine shop
  • Ensures proper training for all students for each machine that will be used for manufacturing parts
  • Help identify training needs (mechanical drawing, pneumatics, design, math, etc.), help schedule sessions.
  • Help students with route card process with Pro E drawings
  • Monitor work progress to ensure timely delivery of components.

Lead Software Team Mentor

Primary Functions

  • Assists with training the software team for the build season
  • Assists with organizing preseason training for software team
  • Help with controls and electrical team
  • Help lead the students in properly documenting software, flow design, and other software related documents
  • Main POC Mentor for software needed on MHS computers and team laptops
  • Monitor work progress to ensure timely delivery of components.
  • Help guide direction of design based on teamís strategy

Lead Electrical Team Mentor

Primary Functions

  • Lead mentor for electrical team
  • Helps with overall drive team controls
  • Helps with robot sensors
  • Helps with control/electrical/software training
  • Monitor work progress to ensure timely delivery of components

Lead Drive/Strategy Team Coach/Mentor

Primary Functions

  • Lead mentor for drive team selection
  • Lead for drive team training
  • Lead for drive team build schedule input
  • If chosen by drive team members, drive coach during competitions
  • Helps team fully understand with robot and season's game rules.

Lead Pit Mentor

Primary Functions

  • Lead mentor for pit team selection
  • Lead mentor in pit during competitions
  • Assists student pit lead to create a work schedule for all pit members
  • Oversees pit organization during the competition
  • Helps with robot and season rules
  • Helps create pre-competition checklist

Lead Web Team Mentor

Primary Functions

  • Help with team website
  • Help with organizing and updating site

Lead Animation Team Mentor

Primary Functions

  • Ensures software (3ds Max) is installed and operational on FIRST lan
  • Assists in the development of a training plan for pre-season
  • Guides team lead in developing plan for fall safety animation submission
  • Assists in the development of all submission materials (storyboard, final video, etc).

Lead Chairman's Team Mentor

Primary Functions

  • Helps oversee chairman's group is on time with deliverables.
  • Helps with proof reading deliverables and suggestions.
  • Helps with team interest to pursue applying for chairman's.

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