Engineering/Physicist Accelerator III

Job description

Working/Functional Title

Cryogenic Controls Engineer

Major Position Responsibilities

  • Lead the design, documentation, programming, and installation of EPICS/PLC based control systems for Cryogenic Systems
  • Interface with operations and commissioning teams to provide prompt support
  • Collaborate with EPICS/PLC community to keep FRIB control system up to date
  • Manage the preventive maintenance, repair and parts management for assigned equipment, keeping records of maintenance tasks and results
  • Determine ways to optimize logic or systems without adding excessive complexity ·
  • Foresee any potential problem areas and notify line manager
  • Continually strive to improve productivity, efficiency, quality, and uniformity
  • Work with cryogenics operations staff to implement process control improvements proposed by operators and cryogenic process engineers
  • Work with other controls groups to maintain as much uniformity across control systems as is practical within the limits of good controls design practice for continuous process systems
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

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
  • Master Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience in cryogenic system controls design, including PLC installations, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Experience with Allen Bradley ControlLogix PLC's, GuardLogix, Compact GuardLogix, board level troubleshooting, and AutoCad are desired
  • Experience with the EPICS controls system
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
Required Application Materials

Cover letter and resume

Work Hours


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




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Posted: 3/28/2018
Application Due: 9/11/2018
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