• Senior Machinist

    Requisition # 2018-9077
    Date Posted 3 months ago(7/25/2018 5:30 PM)
    Department
    PPPL Engineering and Infrastrc
    Category
    Building Trades and Technicians
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Assist engineers, designers and cognizant individuals in the design and fabrication of various components for experimental devices.  Applies theoretical knowledge in machining and metallurgy.   To machine critical parts used in the laboratory’s experimental program.  Assists junior technician in the development of skills and knowledge.  Perform preventive maintenance and repair machinery as needed.

    Responsibilities

    • Design and manufacture custom jigs, tooling and fixtures as required
    • Interface with other stakeholders to process authorized work orders in a timely manner
    • Participate in regular meetings and provide feedback on progress of work orders as appropriate
    • Time management and effective job execution and ideal utilization of the resources
    • Ensure routine maintenance of equipment in the shop; assist in supply of needed tools and specialty consumables
    • Enforce a clean and orderly work area; improve work station cleanliness and ergonomics
    • Provide feedback for process improvement, design of own workstations and shop area
    • Perform measurements and inspection of machined parts
    • Communicate effectively in a cross functional team environment
    • Participate in feedback on design, concept development, peer reviews, and propose viable options
    • Adopt Engineering Department’s procedures and ensure full compliance during execution of duties
    • Time management to ensure timely completion of assigned duties
    • Consider safety as a priority for own and others and participate in active promotion of a safe work environment
    • Able to collaborate in multi-disciplined team and interface with others in a constructive manner

    Qualifications

     

    • A minimum of 8 years of machine shop experience, 10 - 15 years of experience preferred
    • Thorough knowledge of machining operations including lathes, milling machines, surface grinders, large vertical and horizontal milling machines
    • 2 & 3 axis CNC machines for automated and manual operations
    • Ability to translate engineering drawings into machine program by direct download or design
    • Ability to develop program, troubleshoot, and optimize machining program
    • Ability to operate precision measuring instruments
    • Ability to perform high precision machining to tight tolerances (0.0005”) and knowledge of geometrical tolerances and drafting symbols
    • Working knowledge of properties of specialty materials such as Inconel, Copper, and non-metals such as phenolic, ceramics and FRP; as regards to machinability, tooling, and suitable operational parameters.
    • Excellent math skills commensurate with geometric calculations and other necessary calculations and conversions
    • General knowledge of rigging and hoisting in the machine shop and necessary safety precautions in use of rotating tools, parts, and prevention of the associated hazards
    • Knowledge of shop procedures and job travelers
    • Ability to maintaing a track record in good attendance, avoidance of conflict and willingness to accept criticism and make effort for own improvement

     

    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

    Salary Grade

    TSS, 04

    Standard Weekly Hours

    40.00

    Eligible for Overtime

    Yes

    Benefits Eligible

    Yes

    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

    No

    Physical Capacity Exam Required

    No

    Valid Driver's License Required

    No

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