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The Superconducting Magnet Division (SMD) designs, builds, and tests superconducting magnets for use in particle accelerators world-wide. The SMD also builds magnets for various other applications (e.g., Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage) and provides magnetic measurement services lab-wide.
Position Description The Superconducting Magnet Division (SMD) has an opening for a technician to work on superconducting coil fabrication in support of SMD effort on the High Luminosity Accelerator Upgrade Project (AUP) for the LHC (Large Hadron Collider) at CERN. Reporting to a senior technician, and in collaboration with cognizant mechanical and electrical engineering staff, the candidate will be expected to become fully proficient in all aspects of coil construction, including winding, curing, reaction, impregnation, inspection, and testing. This position has a high level of interaction with an international and multicultural scientific community.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: :
Careful assembly and inspection of superconducting coils
Attention to and completion of assembly travelers
Identification and reporting of construction problems, defects, and any other fabrication issues
Additional and various tasks as needed on other aspects of the AUP project or other R&D projects within SMD
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
High school diploma or equivalent capabilities
One (1) year of full-time, relevant experience
Familiarity with and skilled in the use of hand tools
Skilled in the use of inspection tools, e.g., micrometer, Vernier caliper, dial indicator, multimeter
Clear and concise oral and written communication skills
Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings and to follow detailed written work procedures and specifications
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Familiarity with electrical and mechanical equipment; hydraulics, power supplies
Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements:
Hand / eye coordination
Moderate lifting (up to 30 pounds)
The ability to climb a ladder
At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:
Swimming Pool, Weight Room, Tennis Courts, and many other employee perks and benefits
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About Brookhaven National Laboratory
Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.