FRIB Operations Accelerator III

Job description

Working/Functional Title

Operations Accelerator Engineer III

Position Summary
  • Operate complex accelerator, beam line systems and related systems and equipment according to standard operating procedures
  • Demonstrates and exercises in-depth understanding of accelerator and beam line support systems as well as facility support systems
  • 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
  • Leads major projects that bring enhanced performance or new capability to the facility
  • 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
  • Expertly documents and maintains multiple beam line systems
  • 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 and instructs others in the maintenance of beam line systems, and provides technical assistance to other operations staff when needed
  • 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; five to eight years of 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; and 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 carrying equipment along 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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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/28/2018
    Application Due: 4/24/2018
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