Scientific & Research Technician (Pipefitter/Welder), NHMFL

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Job Title: Scientific & Research Technician (Pipefitter/Welder), NHMFL
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 47957
Department National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL)Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: Perform pipefitting as a journeyman pipefitter on large stainless steel, carbon steel, PVC, polypro and copper pipe. Layout and fabrication of specialty systems to support vacuum pumps, vertical turbine pumps, multistage turbine pumps, cooling towers, valves, heat exchanger, water treatment equipment, hot water boilers, helium purifiers, air dryers, high pressure gas systems, cryogenic systems and deionized water systems. Troubleshoot and perform breakdown maintenance on the equipment listed above along with numerous other state of art systems; some welding will be performed. Installation of new systems and equipment, including carpentry, plumping, machining, painting, and welding. General millwright work. Setting equipment, alignment, rigging layout and setup. Order parts, contact vendors, and general paperwork.Qualifications Bachelor's degree; or a high diploma/equivalent and experience equal to four years. (Note: post-high school education can substitute for experience at the equivalent rate.)

Experience pipefitting as a journeyman pipefitter working on large and various types of equipment and materials.
Experience with reading and interpreting complex written specifications and conditions.
Knowledge of and ability to identify safety hazards and necessary safety precautions to establish a safe work environment.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
Skill in basic computer operations and functions.
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Ability to work at height and in confined spaces.Preferred Welding experience.
Trade school or on job experience is preferred.
Experience and ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, maintain and repair a variety of equipment and machinery used in area of work.
Knowledge of the practices and the ability to perform skilled carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, or other related trades work.Other Information A skills test will be required upon interview.

This position is eligible for the university authorized cell phone allowance.Contact Info For additional information, please contact Bettina Roberson at [email protected] Plan This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.Soft Money Funded Position This position is time-limited based on soft money funding, with renewal contingent upon available funds and the needs of the University.Schedule Typical schedule is 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Occasionally, may be required to work after 6:00 p.m. or before 6:00 a.m. Overtime as needed.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.Open until filled This position is being advertised as open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received.Veterans' Preference Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.

IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.




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Posted: 10/10/2020
Application Due: 10/10/2032
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