• NSTX- Test Cell Lead Eng.

    Requisition # 2018-9485
    Date Posted 1 month ago(10/22/2018 9:50 AM)
    Department
    PPPL Engineering and Infrastrc
    Category
    Research and Laboratory
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    The NSTX Test Cell Lead Engineer plans, develops, coordinates, and directs work in the NSTX Test Cell; supervises and manages the work of the team working in the NSTX-U Test Cell. The NSTX-U Test Cell Lead Engineer is responsible for high-level coordination of design, fabrication and installation issues related to NSTX-U recovery project, including the management of the Work Control Center. The NSTX-U Test Cell Lead Engineer is responsible to deliver safety and code related notes in support of work execution in the NSTX-U Test Cell.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Coordinate, facilitate and provide oversight of all activities in and affecting the NSTX-U Test Cell and nearby areas during outages and maintenance periods and ensure that the following objectives are met:
    • Safety of personnel, the environment, and DoE investment
    • Compliance with all applicable PPPL procedures and DOE Orders and Policies
    • Represent (or delegate) attendance at operational meetings including 8:00 AM, 8:30 AM, 8:45 AM and Rollover meetings, as needed
    • Up-to-date preventative maintenance plans including maintenance records
    • Up-to-date spare parts inventory
    • Provision of adequate tools, test equipment, etc. for construction team
    • Good housekeeping of all equipment and work areas associated with NSTX-U
    • Manage the Work Control Center and generate project-level (P6) long-term schedules for work to be done during outages and maintenance periods.   
    • Ensure that all permanent and temporary structures, scaffolds, and fall protection are inspected before use in the NSTX-U test cell.
    • Responsible for the coordination of the assembly of NSTX-U, including participation in design meetings and reviews to ensure parts may be assembled.
    • Engage resources from other areas of Engineering, ES&H, and Research Departments as needed.
    • Perform or coordinate calculations in in support of work execution in the NSTX-U Test Cell.
    • Determine applicability and appropriateness of external standards, requirements and internal controls to the work of the Laboratory in area of expertise.
    • Develop or coordinate the development of SOW in in support of work execution in the NSTX-U Test Cell.
    • Commission needed assessments to ascertain performance and risk.
    • Approve WCC Packages
    • Determine required fiscal year operating budget to support baseline activities based on overall NSTX-U annual plans (e.g. outage, operations, maintenance).
    • Determine cost and schedule for activities beyond baseline (i.e. upgrades, repairs, etc.).
    • Manage tasks and monitor costs to ensure compliance with plans.
    • Manage the staff assigned to work in the NSTX-U Test Cell.
    • Provide input on the performance evaluation for the staff outside own management line who are assigned to work in the NSTX-U Test Cell.
    • Review procedures for safety, planning and technical considerations.
    • Inspect all permanent and temporary structures, scaffolds, and fall protection before it is used in the NSTX-U test cell.
    • Provide oversight for the safe operation of critical lifts; in the absence of the lab lift manager, assume the responsibility to cover as needed.

    Qualifications

     

    Become familiar with systems and components of the test cell; gain full knowledge of safety and radiation related precautionary measures; as well as power systems and controls of the NSTX.

     

    Education/Experience:

    • BS in Mechanical engineering with 10 years of experience; MS preferred
    • Experience in vacuum systems hardware and operation
    • Knowledge of radiation and associated precautionary measures
    • Project engineering and engineering management

     

    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

    ENG, 06

    Standard Weekly Hours

    40.00

    Eligible for Overtime

    No

    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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