Maintains accelerator, vacuum systems, mechanical systems, ion sources, beam diagnostics, and support equipment associated with the normal operation of the 4.5 million volt Tandem Pelletron located at the Edwards Accelerator Laboratory. Maintains the hardware and software for the laboratory's data acquisition systems. Trains and certifies students, faculty, and visiting scientists on the operations of accelerator, electronic, and computer systems associated with the laboratory. Implements and enforces state and federal laws pertaining to industrial particle accelerator operations, radiation safety, and supporting infrastructure.
1.Perform preventative maintenance and service on accelerator, vacuum systems, mechanical systems, ion sources, beam diagnostics, and support equipment in connection with normal operation of the facility. 2.Perform maintenance and operation of the electrical, electronic, and computer systems associated with the 4.5 Million Volt High Energy High Intensity Tandem Van de Graaff Accelerator in connection with normal operation of the facility. 3.Instruct new students and faculty in fundamentals of vacuum science, ion beam transport, accelerator operation, emergency situation management, radiation safety, restricted area control, and the laboratory's data acquisition system. Instruct outside agency researchers in safe practices needed to successfully conduct experiments in dangerous and restricted areas. Conduct continuing education of local researchers to ensure best practices are being followed and to appraise users of changes to systems operations. 4.Provide 24 hour on-call availability for diagnosis of problems with accelerator operations, electronics, and computer systems. Provide 24 hour on-call availability for emergency repairs in order to preserve 24/7 operability of the facility and prevent unnecessary damage to complex systems. 5.Identify and purchase supplies and materials necessary for routine maintenance, repairs, or enhancement of existing systems within the accelerator laboratory.
Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field
At least three years of work-related experience
Master’s degree in Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field
Planning Unit: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Physics and Astronomy
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Employment Type: full-time regular
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Internal Number: 35365
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