• Mechanical Technician

    Requisition # 2018-9681
    Date Posted 1 week ago(12/5/2018 11:16 AM)
    Department
    PPPL Engineering and Infrastrc
    Category
    Engineering
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Mechanical Technician will safely and efficiently perform mechanical / technical functions involving the layout, fabrication, assembly, testing, repair and modification of mechanical & associated electrical or electronic devices, assemblies and systems associated with Fusion Energy Research.

    Responsibilities

    • Testing and maintenance of mechanical, electrical and / or electronic devices, assemblies and systems, according to instructions, technical manuals, and on own knowledge of systems, components and their functions. Ability to work with and read CAD drawings.
    • Fabricates and assembles developmental systems as a complete prototype models; develops and tests systems; assists engineers and researchers in the design of equipment, provides design detail where lacking and recommends modifications to design.
    • Contributes to the selection and setting up of test apparatus and evaluation of the performance and reliability of prototypes.
    • Develops methods for performing adjustments, calibration alignments and modifications to repair or replace malfunctioning systems, circuitry and other hardware components
    • Maintains pertinent records and prepares periodic reports on unit activities.
    • Maintains PPPL required training to perform assigned tasks.

    Qualifications

    Technical institute or AA degree with 3 to 5 years of experience; or no degree and 5 + years of related experience.

     

    Proficient knowledge and skill associated with a technical specialty ( assembly, fabrication, carpentry, etc.).  Timely completion and delivery of assigned tasks.

     

    Physical Requirements:

     

    Must be able to follow PPPL Safety requirements, including compliance with procedures and JHA’s. Must be physically capable of lifting 10 Kg of equipment /materials / tools. Safely climb ladders, work in various positions, walk to job sites, stand while working on various projects.

     

     

     

    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, 05

    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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