The Experimental Operations and Facilities Division, with an annual budget of over $30M and over 60 employees, operates high hazard facilities for Energy and Global Security Directorate. Our expertise spans operations of the facilities for development of medical isotope production, materials behavior, and detection and diagnostic systems. Division facilities include radiological and engineering development laboratories. Our key sponsors include the U.S. Department of Energy – Office of Nuclear Energy and National Nuclear Security Administration, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, other Federal agencies, and the private sector.
In this exciting role as accelerator Facility Engineer, we are seeking candidates to be responsible for the operation and maintenance for the Van de Graaff accelerator facility and associated vacuum, and mechanical, and electrical systems. Successful candidate may also participate in operations and maintenance of other accelerator facilities in the division. Operations and maintenance of the accelerator facilities will require significant off-normal hours/shift work.
In this position, you will:
- Operate and maintain electron Van de Graaff accelerator facility.
- Responsible for accelerator mechanical and electrical systems including cooling and vacuum.
- Responsible for maintaining pneumatic and electronic controls of beamlines
- Work with research staff to design and carryout accelerator experiments.
- Maintain comprehensive knowledge of laboratory policies and procedures.
- Familiarity with accelerator operation, maintenance, repair, and upgrades.
- Skills and experience in designing, testing, and maintaining mechanical and electronic equipment and vacuum systems.
- Experience in working with computer systems for process control and data collection and analysis
- Ability to work in a team setting.
- Skills in CAD are desirable.
- Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.
The selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level (PT1 or PT2) depending upon depth and breadth of relevant knowledge, skills, and experience brought to the position. The requirements for the desired levels are as follows:
- PT1- Bachelor’s in engineering or related field and 0 Years of experience or equivalent
- PT2- Bachelor’s in engineering or related field and 2 years of experience or equivalent
Job FamilyProfessional Technical (PT)
Job ProfileFacilities Engineering 1
Time TypeFull time
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