Job ID: 2019-10648 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Building Trades and Technicians
Provide mechanical, electrical and operational technical support for the NSTX and other experiments, includin PS&T projects. This position will support ongoing technical activities for the upgrade project of NSTX and activities in the Test Cell and shops in support of the project and other experiments, which includes the experimental devices along with all subsystems, including, but not limited to, vacuum equipment, vacuum preparation lab processing, vacuum components, pumping and monitoring systems, Helium leak test, component cooling, diagnostic devices. The Technical Associate will assist in the design, fabrication, installation, and testing of mechanical systems. The Technical Associate will also construct, assemble, and maintain systems, or subsystems, as part of expansion of the machine infrastructure. The Technical Associate will assemble parts and assemblies for new diagnostics and other systems, and assist in integrating these systems to NSTX. Installs, troubleshoot, maintain and un-install various types of parts and equipment in experimental areas. The observance of laboratory safe work practices and the maintenance of a safe working environment will be required.
Basic computer skills and the proficient use of measurement instruments . The ability to work competently and safely with various hand and power tools as required . Knowledge in the correct methods of assembly for electrical, plumbing and vacuum hardware. Ability to pass relevant technical and safety traininq courses.
High school diploma or equivalent along with 3 or more years' experience in layout and fabrication of mechanical s stems, assembl of electrical and electronic s stems, as well as trouble shootin theses stems.
This work involves climbing ladders, lifting items up to 501b s, working in awkward positions and requires full mechanical dexterity.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Internal Number: 113312683
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