Engineering/Physicist Accelerator II, Remote Handling Mechanical Engineer

East Lansing, MI
Mar 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Posting Number: 5115

Internal Posting Date: 03-15-2017

Internal Closing Date: 03-21-2017

External Closing Date: 03-21-2017

Review of Applications begins on:

Job Title: Engineering/Physicist Accelerator II

Position Title/Rank:

Multiple Position Numbers:

Multiple Position Numbers: No

Major Administrative Unit/College: Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Primary Department: 10049299 FACILITY FOR RARE ISOTOPE BEAMS

Position Employee Group: Professionals-AP

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Employment %: 100

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Work Hours: Standard 8-5

Varied Work Hours (if applicable):

Limited Term/Flexible Appointment/Off-Date Information:

Faculty: Salary Range Support Staff: Pay Minimum Salary Negotiable

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

Pay Grade Level: 12

Position Summary: The Remote Handling Mechanical Engineer II will be responsible for the design, fabrication and commissioning of equipment that is used to maintain activated components at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB).

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements The job requires a bachelor's degree in Engineering or Physics; three to five years of progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in fabrication techniques, cryogenic systems, electronics, mechanical and electronic drafting and computer systems; requires experience in the use of CAD and/or related engineering systems, including file transfer; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Typing Requirements (wpm):

Desired Qualifications: Experience with SolidWorks and ANSYS; experience in the design and fabrication of equipment that is used in a radiation environment; experience in the design of below the hook lifting devices to the requirements of ASME BTH-1; experience designing to the requirements of AWS D1.1 and AWS D14.1; demonstrated ability to develop and document design requirements; demonstrated ability to verify the design of equipment by completing and documenting engineering calculations; demonstrated ability to design equipment that meets a set of requirements and have the equipment fabricated and qualified for operation; experience specifying quality requirements for fabricated hardware; experience developing lift plans for overhead cranes; experience in the use of exotic metals, including knowledge of their properties, in the fabrication and assembly of sophisticated research equipment.

Summary of Health Risks and Physical Demands (if applicable):

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter

Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document

Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

If flexible appointment, indicate end date of annual flex leave:

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Union Affiliation: Union

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.


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