FRIB Operations Accelerator I

Location
East Lansing MI
Posted
Mar 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Working/Functional Title

Operations Accelerator Engineer I

Position Summary
  • Operate complex accelerator, beam line systems and related systems and equipment according to standard operating procedures
  • Observe laboratory quality management standards, work control processes, safety procedures, and activity guidelines; successfully completes periodic safety training, and performs work safely with respect for others
  • Adapt to changes or modifications in operation, and responds to alarms and emergencies and communicates in accordance with standard operating procedures
  • Interact with facility users and responds to their operational needs
  • Participate in the assembly and repair of equipment components, and assists in requisitioning parts, components and systems
  • Keep accurate and detailed records and logs of events, effectively uses the work order system, and investigates and resolves assigned trouble reports following guidelines
  • Follow the applicable published schedules for facility operation, and assists in scheduling equipment use
  • Work collaboratively to address operational issues, and trains staff and students in operational procedures
  • Interface with facility users during experimental runs, respond to operational requests within their scope, and contact cognizant experts for other issues
  • Ability to work with export controlled materials
  • Work environment involves mildly disagreeable working conditions in an environment with noise, dust and dirt; occasional lifting of up to 51 pounds, as needed
  • May require valid vehicle operator's license where needed to perform duties of the position
  • Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

    Bachelor degree in Engineering or Physics or a related field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in one or more of the following: operation of research equipment, cryogenic systems, electronics, mechanical design, or computer systems; may require experience in the use of scientific software and/or engineering design and analysis systems; experience in the use of exotic materials (including knowledge of their properties), the fabrication and/or assembly and/or operation of sophisticated research equipment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Work Hours

    Requires work on a rotating shift schedule during periods of accelerator operations.

    Summary of Physical Demands

    Lifting equipment items, carrying equipment, pushing and pulling equipment cart and climbing up stairs

    Summary of Health Risks

    Exposure to radiation and magnetic fields

    (Bidding Eligibility ends 04/03/2018 at 11:55 PM)

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