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System Engineers, Accelerator Systems

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

As a System Engineer, you will work closely with the aligned Accelerator System Manager to:

  • Develop and define scope for all Accelerator System components, technical systems, support systems, and machine safety systems
  • Develop, define, and generate detailed requirement documents, machine parameter tables, physics, engineering, technical, and functional specifications, interface control documentation, and all other project documentation
  • Support development and maintenance of detailed cost and schedule estimates for labor and material resources
  • Ensure that Accelerator System scope is assigned to the appropriate technical systems group and then monitor performance and maintain the schedule and cost
  • Ensure that each accelerator system and component has well defined provisions for support systems: electrical power, water cooling, HVAC, compressed air, cryogenics, controls, etc.
  • Track and support major procurements with vendors and partner labs, component and equipment inspection and testing, component assembly and preparation for installation, installation planning and design, installation, and equipment and system commissioning
  • Support project interface management with other accelerator systems and their associated system engineers to ensure that the overall system integration effort and project scope defines and establishes clear boundaries and interfaces and avoids duplication of effort while ensuring full coverage of scopeĀ 
  • Track, support, and review performance data and reports, any corrective action items, perform cost and schedule evaluations
  • Ensure configuration management activities are effective and comply with project guidance and requirements
  • Ensure all work is planned and executed in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Maintain an environment conducive to openness, collaboration, and respect for all
(Selected candidates will be placed at the appropriate level based on the depth and breadth of relevant engineering knowledge, skills, and experience.)

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or other related discipline
  • At least 10 years of relevant technical experience, with experience collaborating on large projects, and a demonstrated record of successes with progressively increasing responsibilities
  • Experience in the specification, design, procurement, fabrication, construction, test, installation, commissioning, and operation of accelerator systems
  • Experience in an accelerator environment working with scientists, engineers, and technicians to overcome complex and diverse technical challenges and deliver systems which perform as specified
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and proficiency with standard MS Office tools
  • Demonstrated experience organizing and presenting at engineering design and safety reviews, and at cost and schedule reviews

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Project management experience, formal project management training, and certification
  • Systems engineering, project engineering, and systems interface experience
  • Experience with particle accelerator operations, accelerator and scientific equipment installation and maintenance
  • Professional Engineers license