Tokamak Core Engineering Manager

Location
Princeton, NJ
Posted
Jun 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition # 2017-7699
Department PPPL Engineering and Infrastrc
Category Engineering
Date Posted 6/26/2017
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline ..

Overview

The Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory, a world-leading fusion energy research center under contract with the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE), invites applications for a Tokamak Core Engineering Manager to manage the design and fabrication activities related to the replacement of magnets and the modifications of the vacuum vessel and internal hardware components as part of the NSTX-U Recovery Project.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise the activities of the Responsible Engineers (REs) for Magnets, Plasma Facing Components, and Vacuum Vessel & Internal Hardware
  • Develop and complete designs that satisfy all technical requirements including documentation that establishes the design basis and supports the design review process
  • Produce documentation that supports fabrication and procurement activities
  • Conduct all design, fabrication, and procurement activities in accordance with PPPL policies and procedures
  • Provide effective oversight of fabrication activities at suppliers' facilities
  • Provide accurate, reliable input to the cost and scheduling planning process
  • Adhere to planned cost and schedule
  • Ensure safety of personnel and protection of equipment investment
  • Supervise employees and prepare annual performance appraisals


Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in engineering related to tokamak core work scope
  • At least 10 years experience in the functional role of systems design, integration and installation for complex equipment
  • At least 10 years direct experience with one or more of the major magnetic fusion science and engineering programs worldwide
  • At least 5 years management experience leading diverse technical teams
  • Strong leadership qualities, including ability to motivate team, set expectations and provide constructive feedback
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively to both executive and subordinate staff
  • Effective written and oral communication in reporting and presentation
  • Ability to work in a DOE project environment with schedule and cost constraints and the use of formal project reporting systems.
  • Full understanding of systems integration and delivery in a project environment
  • Ability to enforce the discipline required of a formal engineering process.


Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Salary Grade

ENG, 08

Standard Weekly Hours

40.00

Eligible for Overtime

No

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

No

Physical Capacity Exam Required

No

Valid Driver's License Required

No



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