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Mechanical Engineer III / Engineering/Physicist Accelerator III

Company: MSU - Michigan State University
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Mechanical Engineer III / Engineering/Physicist Accelerator III Back to search results Apply now Job no: 877793
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 14
Major Administrative Unit / College: Facility For Rare Isotope Beams
Department: Facility For Rare Isotope Beams 10049299
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Engineers/Architects, Administrative Professionals- AP, Full Time (90-100%), Union
Working/Functional TitleMechanical Engineer IIIPosition SummaryMichigan State University (MSU) operates the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) as a user facility for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science (DOE-SC), supporting the mission of the DOE-SC Office of Nuclear Physics. FRIB provides researchers with one of the most advanced tools of modern science to study rare isotopes, or short-lived nuclei not normally found on Earth. Hosting what is designed to be the most powerful heavy-ion accelerator, FRIB enables scientists to make discoveries about the properties of rare isotopes, nuclear astrophysics, fundamental interactions, and applications for society, including in medicine, homeland security, and industry. User facility operation is supported by the DOE-SC Office of Nuclear Physics as one of 28 DOE-SC user facilities. MSU's nuclear physics graduate program is a top-ranked program nationally, according to U.S. News & World Report.This position affords an exciting opportunity to become part of the world-class FRIB Laboratory that enables unique discovery opportunities in nuclear science.Purpose: -The Mechanical Engineer III will mature design concepts and support the life cycle from concept, design, fabrication, to testing and installation. Particular focus is in beam intercepting devices and assemblies. Major Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and mature design concepts through final design; interacting with project leads and subject matter experts to transform technical requirements into design solutions. -
  • Design and direct testing programs for the development and qualification of new concepts and approaches including engineering support for fabrication, assembly, and commissioning of technical equipment. -
  • Present design solutions to project leads and stakeholders and convene design reviews to obtain stakeholder feedback and endorsement.
  • Assist project leader and subject matter experts in reviewing design layouts, budgets, project documentation, construction, testing, modification of hardware and software and/or the installation of sub-systems.
  • Provide technical direction to support staff and students.
  • Use software systems to generate and track drawing development, approvals and revisions according to engineering department processes and procedures. -
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties in this job classification. -Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • General knowledge and experience with SolidWorks.
    • General knowledge of fabrication techniques, cryogenic systems, electronics, mechanical and electrical drafting and computer systems.
    • Excellent communication skills to communicate effectively and credibly, both verbally and in writing with all audiences.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suites.Unit Specific Education/Experience/SkillsThe job requires 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
      • 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.
      • Professional Engineer or Engineer in Training license.
      • Experience in the design and fabrication of sophisticated research equipment.
      • Experience with industry to produce and check mechanical drawings for production.Equal Employment Opportunity StatementAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.Required Application MaterialsPlease provide a cover letter, resume and three professional references. -Work HoursSTANDARD 8-5WebsiteFRIB.msu.eduBidding eligibility ends July 4, 2023 at 11:55 P.M. Advertised: Jun 28, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
        Applications close: Jul 11, 2023 Eastern Daylight TimeBack to search results Apply now Refer a friend Whatsapp Facebook LinkedIn Email App

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