SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER, Laboratory for Nuclear Science (LNS)-Bates Research and Engineering Center, to conceptualize, conduct, coordinate, or make significant contributions to large or multiple small projects. Bates designs and builds equipment for use in physics research worldwide. Will work with project scientists, professors, and engineering management to translate scientific needs into engineering concepts and specifications; oversee schedule and budget creation and reporting; prepare and present proposals and communicate directly with collaborators; provide technical direction for development and integration of project components; design and analyze complex vacuum, cryogenic equipment, and support and motion systems for physics experiments; oversee the design, construction, and installation of accelerator, detector, cryogenic, and other engineering systems for national user facilities; identify and work with vendors to secure quotes and manage procurement cycle; and perform other duties as needed.
REQUIRED: B.S. in engineering; ten years' relevant experience working with air and fluid cooling systems, detector technologies for physics research, magnets, ultra-high vacuum equipment, and similar mechanical systems; excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills; experience managing multiple stakeholder projects independently, from start to finish; initiative; flexibility; expert-level experience with 3D modeling tools and FEA/CFD for electromechanical, thermal, and cryogenic systems; knowledge of machine shop operations, thermal sciences, and mechanical design; hands-on experience with fabrication, assembly, and testing of complex electro-mechanical systems; and ability to design equipment and oversee the fabrication of complex components and assemblies. Must be able to listen carefully and communicate tactfully; master and quickly contribute to complex projects with aggressive schedules; relate effectively to faculty, students, staff, collaborators, and stakeholders; work as a team member; and write clear procedures, document test results, and present findings. Job #22263
The salary range for this position is $130-150K, based on experience.
There may be travel (~10%) to meetings, visit vendors and install equipment.
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