• Mechanical Engineer - 1

    Requisition # 2018-9597
    Date Posted 1 month ago(11/12/2018 9:05 AM)
    Department
    PPPL Engineering and Infrastrc
    Category
    Research and Laboratory
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

     

    Have full technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing and coordinating assignments, and for planning and developing projects which have an important effect on major Laboratory programs. This involves in depth understanding of the subject area, creativity and problem solving in the development of conceptual designs, attention to detail and confidence with codes and standards in the definition of the final design and its implementation. Initiate and maintain extensive contacts with key engineers and scientists in other areas of the Laboratory and in other organizations and skillfully negotiate critical issues.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Develop designs compliant with all technical requirements
    • Produce documentation that establishes the design basis and supports the design review process
    • Produce documentation that supports procurement activities
    • Oversee fabrication activities at suppliers’ facilities
    • Resolve timely issues that may impede progress with their tasks
    • Produce accurate, reliable input to the cost and scheduling planning process
    • Adhere to planned cost and schedule during the execution phase
    • Supervise the execution of tasks and projects by staff to ensure proper engineering methodology, efficiency, progress, quality and documentation. Take action to resolve technical issues when necessary.

    Qualifications

     

    Required:

    • BS in Mechanical Engineering, or similar degree.
    • More than 10-years’ experience in mechanical systems design, integration and installation for complex equipment.
    • Full life-cycle experience, i.e. from concept to installation, including involvement in design and analysis, development of technical specifications and procedures, oversight of suppliers and active role in acceptance tests.
    • At least 5 years of experience leading a team of engineers and technicians on project tasks.
    • Effective written and oral communication skills. 

    Desirable:

    • MS in Mechanical Engineering, or similar degree.
    • Experience performing analysis, e.g. ANSYS.
    • Experience designing components and systems compatible with ultra high vacuum.
    • Experience designing cryogenic equipment.
    • Experience designing ion sources.
    • Experience writing grants or proposals for DOE funding, or similar.

    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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