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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Mechanical design of new permanent magnet-based IDs and superconducting IDs.
  • Develop engineering solutions to support project requirements, further engineering analysis and engineering R&D
  • Coordinate maintenance of the existing IDs in the NSLS-II storage ring.
  • Coordinate the work of technical staff for design, fabrication, assembly, test, installation and operation of insertion device systems
  • Prepare work plans and procedures
  • Work control coordinator and Lock-out and Tag-out (LOTO) personnel

Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • At least 7 years of full time, progressively responsible, related work experience
  • Experience in mechanical design in the context of at least one of the following areas is required: ultra-high vacuum, cryogenic environment, high precision, low vibration and movable mechanical support systems, high precision motion control, permanent magnet systems, or high field quality magnet systems.
  • Experience with 3D CAD modeling software
  • Familiarity with advanced methods for optical survey, metrology, and precision drives and encoders.
  • Ability to interpret detail/assembly drawings and technical procedures,
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a small, dynamic team of engineers, scientists and technicians.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (experience in at least one or more of the following):
  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Knowledge or experience in thermal, structural analysis using ANSYS® and Inventor®
  • Working experience in these areas in an accelerator laboratory or similar scientific laboratory
  • Experience with Software tools such as MatLab, Mathematica, Inventor or Linux operating system.
  • Practical experience developing and building sub-systems for particle accelerators, magnets or insertion devices