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Research Electrical Maint. Coord. and PPE Inspector
Research Support Specialist II - Band F
Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based ScienceS and Education (CLASSE)
The Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based ScienceS and Education (CLASSE) studies particle beams and accelerators, photon science, particle physics and the early universe, and serves students, the public and scientists from Cornell and around the world. The research missions of this laboratory are in many respects unique in the world.
The Research Electrical Maintenance Coordinator and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Inspector supports the Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based ScienceS and Education (CLASSE) research mission by providing critical equipment inspections and routine maintenance coordination for all CLASSE sponsored research departments operating within Wilson Lab, Newman Lab, and the Physical Sciences Building. The Research Electrical Maintenance Coordinator and PPE Inspector will impact the operation of multimillion-dollar equipment necessary for the successful completion of research programs employing hundreds of research staff and students. Systems directly affected by this position include the LINAC, Synchrotron, Cornell Electron Storage Ring (CESR), Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS), Cornell Brookhaven E (ERL-Energy Recovery Linac) Test Accelerator (CBETA), and Center for Bright Beams (CBB). This position hosts a plethora of challenging and unique opportunities in support of cutting-edge science and technology.
This position will coordinate the research systems electrical maintenance, PPE, and CLASSE radiation badge programs. The Research Electrical Maintenance Coordinator and PPE Inspector is responsible to follow various industry codes and standards for testing, inspections, and audits with respect to fore mentioned programs. This position will track and provide a formal record of all maintenance, inspections, and audits. The Research Electrical Maintenance Coordinator and PPE Inspector will document and inventory spare components for substations, Motor Control Centers (MCC's), and PPE. This position is required to procure materials, conduct testing, and ensure routine maintenance of substations, transformers, MCC's, Drives, UPS's, Contactors, Arc Flash suites, voltage rated gloves, ground sticks, fall arrest equipment, locks, tags, radiation badges, and radiation monitors. This position will also execute system responsibilities by directing and overseeing projects with the support of 1 to 2 CLASSE Technicians, Cornell trades workers, and outside contractors. Routinely works on and around potentially energized high-current magnets, pressurized water systems, compressed gases, pumps, compressors, cryogenic, vacuum systems and radiation producing devices.
Required qualifications include a bachelor's degree and 3 to 5 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination. Experience in design, fabrication, operation, and repair of low voltage electrical distribution equipment. Proficient in the use of microohm meters-, and other electrical meters. Proficiency in CAD and competent in Microsoft Office applications. Must be able to respond quickly to off-hour issues and emergencies. Must have impeccable communication and organizational skills and capable of adapting to the needs of a research environment. Must be able to work independently with sound judgement and decisive decision making in a team-oriented environment. bachelor's degree and 3 to 5 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination. Experience in design, fabrication, operation, troubleshooting and repair of low voltage electrical distribution equipment. Proficiency in CAD and competent in Microsoft Office applications. Must be able to respond quickly to off-hour issues and emergencies. Must have impeccable communication and organizational skills and capable of adapting to the needs of a research environment. Must be able to work independently with sound judgement and decisive decision making in a team-oriented environment.
Experience in the following fields:
It would be beneficial for individual to have previous experience in a physical research environment, previous course work in physics and/or laboratory data collection techniques, and/or support of electronic apparatus, transformer maintenance, infra-red scanning, drafting and documentation, PPE testing, and implementation of electrical safety programs.
Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position.
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