Instrument Maker I

East Lansing MI
Jul 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Working/Functional Title

Cleanroom Mechanical Assembler

Position Summary

The cleanroom mechanical assembler will support the assembly, installation, testing and commissioning work for FRIB; work in production floor and cleanroom on daily basis as part of a team to assist in the assembly, installation, operation, maintenance, and testing of accelerator equipment; read, understand, and interpret engineering drawings and specifications and procedures; assemble, install, operate, maintain, and test components and objects within the environment as directed; follow detailed specifications and procedures in performing work; document activities through logging activities in repair and/or trouble-report tracking systems; understand and follow all safety policies and regulations; advises staff of equipment and component requirements and capabilities; trains and oversees assigned support staff; performs the duties of the Research Trades Assistant I and other similar lower level skilled trades classifications with a higher level of skill and precision as directed or necessary.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Associates degree in Electronics or Mechanics or equivalent combination of related technical training and experience. Two years experience as a Research Trades Assistant II or equivalent experience in one or more skilled trades areas specific to the job duties to be performed. Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, equipment, occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade areas specific to the job duties to be performed. May be required to furnish own tools. May require working in and around X-ray producing apparatus, radioactive materials, cryogenic liquids and/or other potentially hazardous materials. Frequent lifting of 26 pounds and over is required.

Desired Qualifications

Knowledge of basic personal computer terminology and operations; ability to use e-mail and the Internet.

Required Application Materials

Resume/CV and cover letter

Special Instructions

Please submit cover letter and CV

Work Hours


Summary of Physical Demands

Duties associated with this position involve transporting cavity carts, loading supply boxes, using mezzanine stairs, transporting parts and baskets.

Bidding Eligibility ends 7/18/2017 at 11:55 PM

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