Engineering/Physicist Accelerator I

Job description

Working/Functional Title

Cryogenic Operator

Position Summary

Operate the cryogenic plants, which requires personnel to be on-call for 24/7 one week every month. Analyze thermodynamic and heat transfer including determination of heat loads, head budgets and test verification; complete failure analysis of cryogenic components; analyze, verify and validate cryomodules, super conducting magnets and cryogenic components.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge normally acquired by completing a four-year college program in Systems or Computer Science; or Engineering or Physics, with coursework in Systems or Computer Science; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in electronics, mechanical and/or electrical drafting and fabrication techniques, or computer programming in one or more languages used by the NSCL; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Interest in developing expertise in cryogenic engineering as evidenced by course work in fluid mechanics, thermodynamics and heat transfer; additional coursework in cryogenics is preferred; strong troubleshooting, excellent mechanical and/or electronic skills, and demonstrated practical, hands-on experience; excellent communication, planning, organizational and leadership skills to successfully accomplish goals.

Required Application Materials


Cover letter

Three references

Work Hours


Bidding eligibility ends on 10/3/2017 at 11:55PM




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Posted: 9/27/2017
Application Due: 4/26/2018
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