Engineering/Physicist Accelerator II/III, Controls Engineer II/III

Location
East Lansing, MI
Posted
Apr 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


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Posting Number: 4708

Internal Posting Date: 01-11-2017

Internal Closing Date: 01-17-2017

External Closing Date: 04-25-2017

Review of Applications begins on:

Job Title: Engineering/Physicist Accelerator II/III

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

Appointment Basis:

Appointment Status:

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: 14

Position Summary: The Control Engineer will design, develop, document, deploy and support the FRIB EPICS/PLC based control system, as well as required instrumentation and motor controls, supporting commissioning and operation. Major position responsibilities will include leading the design, documentation, programming, and installation of EPICS/PLC based control systems; interface with operations and commissioning teams to provide prompt support; collaborate with EPICS/PLC community to keep FRIB control system up to date; manage the preventive maintenance, repair and parts management for assigned equipment, keeping records of maintenance tasks and results; determine ways to optimize logic or systems without making overly complex; foresee any potential problem areas and notify line manager; continually strive to improve productivity, efficiency, quality, and uniformity.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Physics; three to eight years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Engineering/Physicist Accelerator II - This job requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Physics; three to five years of progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Engineering/Physicist Accelerator III - This job requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Physics; five to eight years of progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Typing Requirements (wpm):

Desired Qualifications: Experience in controls design, including safety, PLC installations, maintenance, and troubleshooting; experience with Allen Bradley ControlLogix PLC's, GuardLogix, Compact GuardLogix, board level troubleshooting, and AutoCad; experience with the EPICS controls system; excellent communication and documentation skills; experience in large-scale controls systems development and techniques; good understanding of distributed control system software and hardware.

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:

Department Website Address: www.frib.msu.edu

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair:

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

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

If flex, number of months worked per year:

Web Address for Posting: jobs.msu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=69657

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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