Engineering/Physicist Accelerator III

East Lansing MI
Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Working/Functional Title

Cryogenic Mechanical Design Team Leader

Position Summary
  • Produce and document effective design solutions by developing concepts, performing engineering calculations and creating CAD designs/details
  • Act as subsystem project leader for the most technically challenging hardware elements in the cryogenics and superconducting magnets
  • Provide engineering support for fabrication, assembly, integration, test, and commissioning of technical equipment
  • Act as or interact with project leader and subject matter experts to transform technical requirements into design solutions
  • Present design solutions to stakeholders and convene design reviews to obtain stakeholder feedback and endorsement
  • Provide expertise for the design, integration, and test of hardware and systems of any or all hardware projects within the cryogenic department
  • Provide costing and schedule requirements for hardware design through commissioning for own project scope
  • Work with other project leaders and subject matter experts in reviewing design layouts, budgets, project documentation, construction, testing, modification of hardware and software and/or the installation of sub-systems
  • Provide technical direction and mentoring to support staff and students
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

The job requires a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Physics; five to eight years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in physics, electronics, mechanical and/or electrical drafting, fabrication techniques, heat transfer, cryogenics and computer systems; and may require experience in the use of CAD and/or related engineering systems, including file transfer; experience in the use of exotic metals, including knowledge of their properties, in the fabrication and assembly of sophisticated research equipment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of current machine shop practices
  • Experience with cryogenic systems
  • Experience with small scale fluid handling systems
Required Application Materials

Resume and cover letter

Special Instructions
  1. Please provide the name and contact information of 3 professional references.
Work Hours


(Bidding Eligibility ends 10/17/2017 at 11:55 PM)

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