Research Trades Assistant II

East Lansing MI
Aug 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Working/Functional Title

Cryomodule Mechanical Technician

Position Summary
  • Work as part of a team to assist in the assembly, installation, and testing of cryomodules

  • Read, understand, and interpret engineering drawings and specifications and procedures
  • Perform complex assembly work, which may include installation and testing of components and devices
  • Correctly follow work instructions, detailed specifications and installation procedures in performing work
  • Understand, follow, and uphold all safety policies and regulations


Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Associates degree in trade or equivalent combination of related technical training and experience. Two years experience as a Research Trades Assistant I or equivalent trades experience in a skilled trades area specific to the job duties to be performed. May require working in and around x-ray producing apparatus, radioactive materials, cryogenic liquids and/or other potentially hazardous materials. Occasional to frequent lifting of 26 pounds and over is required.

Desired Qualifications
  • Ability to work and communicate completely with people of diverse backgrounds and education

  • Work experience in component engineering,assembly, and leak checking procedures (i.e. HVAC repair, contracted plumbing, automobile mechanics, welding)

  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude of assembly techniques, tools, and equipment

  • Ability to recognize actual or potential non-conformance

  • Ability to document work and data

  • Motivated,detail oriented, and ability to follow and uphold critical process protocols

  • Ability to use ladders and elevated work platforms to perform work

  • Basic knowledge of personal computer terminology and operations and the ability to use email and the internet

  • 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


Required Application Materials

Cover letter and resume

Work Hours


Summary of Physical Demands

Transporting parts and baskets, transporting cavity carts and loading supply boxes

Bidding eligibility ends on 8/15/2017 at 11:55 PM 

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