Careers at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

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Requisition # 2024-18497
Date Posted 1 week ago(2/13/2024 9:28 AM)
The Infrastructure Database Specialist (IDS) oversees multiple programs that track data elements across the entire site, which consists of ~1m square feet of buildings and dozens of other structures and piping networks. This role works with subject matter experts to collect a range of information on every piece of our infrastructure, maintain them in a federal database, and organize an annual federal assessment of these data elements. Additionally, the IDS works to evaluate, update, and improve the tracking methodology of this data, including accurate classification and identification of deferred maintenance and repair needs. The candidate must learn multiple data sets, the databases where they are housed, and own the reporting requirements of these data sets, working with subject matter experts to assure accuracy and compliance with regulatory requirements. A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL Facilities
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Facilities Management and Physical Plant
Requisition # 2024-18496
Date Posted 1 week ago(2/13/2024 8:44 AM)
The summer intern will collect and analyze energy and water use data from multiple sources at PPPL. These may include electricity, natural gas, and water use on site as well as projected costs, savings, and greenhouse gas emissions impacts of proposed energy efficiency projects. Data analysis by the intern will help PPPL make decisions about investments in energy and water efficiency. A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL Facilities
Job Type
Temporary
Category
Facilities Management and Physical Plant
Requisition # 2024-18484
Date Posted 2 weeks ago(2/8/2024 4:00 PM)
The Computational Science Department (CSD) is a new and evolving department at PPPL led by the Associate Laboratory Director for Computational Science (ALD). The Executive Assistant will provide critical support to the ALD, support the growth of the CSD, and help execute the department’s research goals. The Executive Assistant manages the calendar, correspondence, and travel of the ALD and the CSD and helps ensure the ALD is focused on tasks that service key research programs and strategic priorities for the organization. An important responsibility is to ensure that research programs and long-range scientific strategic information is communicated in a timely, accurate and appropriate manner. The Executive Assistant will also ensure the ALD is made aware of issues that require immediate attention. A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL Computational Science
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Administrative Support
Requisition # 2024-18477
Date Posted 2 weeks ago(2/8/2024 8:58 AM)
We are seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher to lead an innovative project involving a novel laser-based spectroscopic diagnostic. This role involves measuring electric and magnetic fields at the edge of magnetically confined plasma using the dynamic Stark effect implemented through Doppler Free Saturation Spectroscopy (DFSS). The successful candidate will be instrumental in deploying this diagnostic to the LTX-Beta tokamak. There, it will be a key tool for direct measurement of local electric and magnetic fields in the edge of plasmas. The primary objective of this project is to demonstrate DFSS in the LTX-β, and to investigate key physics phenomena related to low neutral recycling regimes. The researcher will gather experimental data vital for addressing existing gaps in knowledge regarding edge plasma of LTX-β. This position offers the opportunity to work at the forefront of fusion research, contributing valuable insights and data to the field. The role is ideal for a candidate passionate about advancing our understanding of plasma physics and its applications in energy and technology. The primary purpose of this position is to lead an innovative laser-based spectroscopic diagnostic project aimed at measuring electric and magnetic fields in magnetically confined plasma using Doppler Free Saturation Spectroscopy (DFSS). The role involves deploying this diagnostic tool to the LTX-Beta tokamak for direct measurement of local fields in the edge of plasmas. The successful candidate will focus on demonstrating DFSS in the LTX-β and investigating physics phenomena related to low neutral recycling regimes, gathering essential experimental data. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to fusion research, advancing knowledge in plasma physics and its applications in energy and technology. A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL Discovery Plasma Science
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Requisition # 2024-18430
Date Posted 2 weeks ago(2/6/2024 8:02 AM)
PPPL’s Instrumentation & Control group is a multidisciplinary team that conceptualizes, creates and maintains systems and components used by experiments throughout the world. We specialize in electronics, software, real-time control, process control and the application of technologies fundamental to the operation of nuclear fusion experiments. We develop and utilize the technologies necessary to provide control of the processes seen in the sun and stars, here on earth. Work with project teams both at PPPL and throughout the world to develop novel solutions to instrument a world-leading thermonuclear reactor being built in southern France. This work contributes to the development of ITER (www.iter.org) diagnostic instrumentation & control designs by providing oversight of vendors contracted to design these systems. A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL Engineering
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Engineering
Requisition # 2024-18470
Date Posted 2 weeks ago(2/5/2024 2:01 PM)
PPPL invites applications for the position of Health Physics (HP) Manager in support of the Lab Mission. This position reports to the Head of Environmental, Safety & Health (ES&H). This position is responsible for managing all aspects of the PPPL Health Physics Program, including the internal and external dosimetry programs, ALARA program, health physics instrumentation program, Nuclear Material Control and Accountability (NMC&A) program, radiological environmental monitoring program, PEARL and HP CASL operations, radiological emergency preparedness (EP) program, accelerator safety, and field operations in support of PPPL and the Health Physics Division of the ES&H Department. A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL ES&H
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Public Safety, Security, and Emergency Services
Requisition # 2024-18469
Date Posted 2 weeks ago(2/5/2024 12:54 PM)
Under the supervision of the facilities and maintenance manager and shop lead, the general mechanic will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, and repair of the facilities infrastructure. This includes repairing walls, floors, doors, windows ceilings, carpentry, locksmithing and firestopping. Additional responsibilities for snow removal, landscape work and assisting with furniture/lab moves as needed. A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL Facilities
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Facilities Management and Physical Plant
Requisition # 2024-18453
Date Posted 3 weeks ago(2/1/2024 2:40 PM)
A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL Quality and Assurance
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Facilities Management and Physical Plant
Requisition # 2024-18442
Date Posted 3 weeks ago(1/31/2024 1:01 PM)
We are seeking an experienced engineer (>7 years relevant experience) with background in nuclear engineering to support neutronics analysis of various components. This includes practice working on nuclear heating on superconducting coils for next step fusion devices such as Fusion Nuclear Science Facility (FNSF). A background in mechanical design and field work is needed. Programming experience will also be required to run and support analysis of Monte Carlo Neutronics Programming (MCNP) code. A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL Engineering
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Engineering
Requisition # 2023-16712
Date Posted 3 weeks ago(1/31/2024 10:14 AM)
This position has been retained by an executive search firm:Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements in MS Word or PDF format to: resumes@jdgsearch.com The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is a world-class fusion energy research laboratory managed by Princeton University for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. PPPL is dedicated to developing the scientific and technological knowledge base for fusion energy. The Laboratory advances the fields of fusion energy and plasma physics research to develop the scientific understanding and key innovations needed to realize fusion, the processes that power the stars, as an energy source for the world.The Engineering Department at PPPL is a multidisciplinary team focused on developing the engineering designs for and advancing the state-of-the-art for magnetic confinement plasma physics research devices around the world. We specialize in diagnostics, high-field magnets, power electronics, RF and Neutral Beam heating sources, and plasma facing components for nuclear fusion experiments at PPPL and collaborator facilities world-wide. Mechanical (solid mechanics and fluid dynamics), electromagnetic, thermal, material, and radiation effects and engineering challenges are routinely encountered simultaneously in PPPL engineering projects. PPPL engineers develop novel solutions to the engineering challenges of fusion and plasma physics and collaborate with the Research team to develop new research directions, core capabilities, and experimental devices. A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL Engineering
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Engineering
Requisition # 2024-18429
Date Posted 3 weeks ago(1/29/2024 1:06 PM)
The Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), a world-renowned fusion energy research center under contract with the U.S. Department of Energy, has the following opening. PPPL is seeking a Structural Engineer with broad experience in design and operational solutions to typical problems faced in a Research Laboratory or Commercial facility of structural support, rigging and documentation of design issues. A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL Facilities
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Facilities Management and Physical Plant
Requisition # 2024-18418
Date Posted 4 weeks ago(1/26/2024 2:49 PM)
The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is seeking a rising senior who is passionate about writing about science, science education, diversity, equity and inclusion, and other topics to support activities in PPPL’s Office of Communications. In this position you will support PPPL’s communications team on internal and external communications regarding diversity, inclusion and accessibility communications, including working with Human Resources and employee resource groups, internal communications regarding onboarding, our science education staff, and our public tour program, which educates the public about PPPL’s mission and research activities. We are currently seeking a rising senior pursuing a degree in journalism, communications or English who is able to commute to PPPL. The ideal candidate must be an adept researcher, demonstrate strong writing and editing skills, be able to multitask, and be familiar with social media. The intern will work closely with a mentor and other members of the communications staff to learn how to communicate with the public through our tour program, diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility communications, feature writing, and social media The intern will increase their writing, research and reporting skills, will have the opportunity to network with communications professionals, other interns, and staff members, and will learn about potential career paths in communications and human resources at national laboratories such as PPPL. A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL Communications
Job Type
Temporary
Category
Communications and Public Relations
Requisition # 2024-18417
Date Posted 4 weeks ago(1/26/2024 2:39 PM)
Under minimal supervision this position is responsible for providing a clean, safe and healthy working environment for employees. It applies to the maintenance and care of bldgs., facilities and fixtures on PPPL C and D Sites. A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL Facilities
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Maintenance and Custodial Services
Requisition # 2024-18399
Date Posted 4 weeks ago(1/24/2024 9:34 AM)
This position will be for an engineer who has about 2-4 years of experience and a background in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). They will work be supporting heat transfer analysis of the components for the next step fusion devices such as Fusion Nuclear Science Facility (FNSF). This position will require analysis practice in numerical and analytical methods. It will also require demonstrated knowledge of running and programming CFD code.Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a world-class fusion energy research laboratory managed by Princeton University for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. PPPL is dedicated to developing the scientific and technological knowledge base for fusion energy. The Laboratory advances the fields of fusion energy and plasma physics research to develop the scientific understanding and key innovations needed to realize fusion as an energy source for the world. PPPL’s Engineering Design Analysis & CAD (DAC) Division is a multidisciplinary engineering team focused on developing the engineering designs and advancing the state-of-the-art magnetic confinement plasma physics research devices around the world. We specialize in high-field magnets, diagnostics, and plasma facing components for nuclear fusion experiments at PPPL and collaborator facilities world-wide. The core competencies of the DAC Division include the design and implementation of: high vacuum components and systems, high heat flux components, coupled electro-mechanical systems in high EM flux environments, material science, metrology, and in-vacuum motion devices. A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL Engineering
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Engineering
Requisition # 2024-18389
Date Posted 1 month ago(1/22/2024 2:06 PM)
PPPL is a world leader in fusion and plasma research which advances the scientific understanding of plasma from nano to astrophysical-scale and develops the scientific knowledge and advanced engineering to enable fusion to power the U.S. and the world. PPPL is operated by Princeton University and is a DOE National Laboratory primarily focused on fusion energy research and is transitioning to a multipurpose laboratory where these skills are applied to additional areas of national priority. To learn more about PPPL please visit www.pppl.gov. PPPL is committed to building an empowered, diverse and inclusive workforce to advance its leading-edge research for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to design and deliver solutions all leading to innovation and scientific discoveries. The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has an exceptional opportunity for Chief Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Officer (CDEIAO). With a steadily-expanding workforce at the forefronts of science and technology, the Laboratory is poised to become a beacon for attracting and developing talent to serve the nation especially from traditionally underrepresented and underserved communities. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing expert guidance and action plans to PPPL leadership in embracing DEIA as a core mission of the laboratory. The CDEIAO will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies that promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) across all levels of the Laboratory. The CDEIAO will work collaboratively with the Laboratory Director, the Executive Management Team (EMT), the CHRO, and PPPL department heads to shape and lead strategic initiatives and ensure alignment between DEIA principles and PPPL business strategy, and drive cultural change, enhance diversity initiatives, and ensure that the Laboratory is a place where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to succeed. The CDEIAO is a senior-level management position, reporting administratively directly to the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and serving as a member of the Laboratory’s Leadership Council (LLC). The CDEIAO:- Champions the importance and value of a diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible environment and leads the development and implementation of a vision and effective strategy to create a culture for equity, diversity, and inclusion.- Actively engages employees, students, faculty, other staff, and colleagues across the laboratory network to further behaviors, attitudes, and policies that support equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility.- Collaborates with Laboratory stakeholders to assess potential barriers and develop strategies to recruit and retain a diverse workforce.- Tracks and shares analytics and measurement on deployed solutions and plays a critical role in partnering with the DEIA Manager to develop and implement Lab-wide goals, metrics, and programs that increase our collective, individual, and interpersonal DEIA acumen to ensure that our practices are effective, diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible.- Engages Laboratory stakeholders to assess the need for, and recommend training initiatives on, cultural competency, gender differences, disability, sexual harassment, and other topics designed to increase awareness and support of equity and inclusion values, and maintaining compliance with applicable laws.- Represents PPPL at external events and conferences related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.- Provides leadership for the development and submission of the Laboratory’s DEIA plan.The primary areas of responsibility include leadership accountability in addition to compliance, advocacy, and education. The incumbent serves as advisor and resource person for management and staff in the areas of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility, as well as intake and investigation of concerns across the Laboratory that pertains to discrimination or harassment.  
Department
PPPL Human Resources
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Human Resources
Requisition # 2024-18387
Date Posted 1 month ago(1/22/2024 10:36 AM)
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is seeking an AC Power Electrical Engineer with experience in design, procurement, commissioning, operation, and management of electrical AC power systems and associated equipment to join our staff in the Facilities Engineering Division. The successful candidate is responsible for the operations, performance and maintenance of the ac power system and will participate in the design and specification of medium and Low Voltage AC power distributions systems typical of large industrial facilities, overseeing the activities of engineering subcontractors, construction subcontractors and equipment suppliers. Additional activities will include the troubleshooting, modification, commissioning in support of operations and project upgrades at PPPL involving AC power systems such as distribution systems, switchgear, controls, and relay protection. A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL Facilities
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Facilities Management and Physical Plant
Requisition # 2023-18238
Date Posted 1 month ago(1/17/2024 3:27 PM)
A Qualified NB Source Operator is able to operate and maintain the Neutral Beam Power Systems and Ion Sources. Operate, inspect, repair, troubleshoot and maintain associated and supporting subsystems and test equipment. Additionally, provide coverage for experimental operations including required overtime, night shift, and weekend coverage as needed.Under general supervision, performs a number of more complex and diversified technical tasks utilizing expertise and knowledge they have acquired. May perform some non-routine tasks requiring independent judgement typically involved with setting up of test apparatus, operation of equipment, and evaluation of the performance and reliability of systems and subcomponents. Follows various Laboratory procedures and applies PPPL prescribed standard technical practices and principles. A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL Engineering
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Engineering
Requisition # 2024-18372
Date Posted 1 month ago(1/17/2024 2:49 PM)
Under the direction of a supervisor, provides specialized security, fire protection, emergency medical care, and other protective services. Performs investigations and documents the results. Responsibilities of this position occur in all weather conditions and potential hazardous environments created by emergency situations. During emergency events, may be required to assume a position in the Incident Command System. Must maintain personal physical standards required to meet the potentially rigorous challenges of this position. A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL ES&H
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Public Safety, Security, and Emergency Services
Requisition # 2023-17911
Date Posted 1 month ago(1/11/2024 4:29 PM)
Based in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer and reporting to the Laboratory Chief Information Officer, the Users Office Manager has overall responsibility for providing effective support throughout the engagement cycle to external scientists and partners coming to the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), either physically or virtually, for collaborative research and development. The successful candidate will work closely with incoming users, collaborators, and visitors to expedite the onboarding process, enabling them to become productive as rapidly as possible while ensuring that all PPPL safety, security, and administrative requirements applicable to users are met. Responsibilities will include designing, implementing, and maintaining the required tools to provide the best customer service experience for PPPL facility users, collaborators, and visitors. The successful candidate will work closely with user facility managers, management system owners, and experiment and facility owners to document, organize, maintain, and publicize the requirements for accessing PPPL resources and user onboarding. Additional areas include administration of science and technical information, partnerships, agreements, and scientific facility user support programs. The User Office Manager will also be responsible for preparing reports associated with user access to PPPL resources. As the successful candidate will serve as the primary point of contact for incoming PPPL facility users, collaborators and visitors, the User Office Manager should have a strong desire for helping others and providing excellent customer service. A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL Information Technology
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Information Technology
Requisition # 2023-16592
Date Posted 1 month ago(1/11/2024 4:05 PM)
The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is looking for a Subcontract Administrator (Procurement Specialist II) to join the Procurement Department to support the laboratory’s purchasing efforts. The Buyer (Procurement Specialist II) is responsible for cradle-to-grave administration of commercial and non-commercial risk acquisitions. A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Department
PPPL Business Operations
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Financial Services and Procurement

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