Instrument Calibration & Repair Technician Job ID #: 3519
Position Type: Full Time - Regular
FLSA: Non Exempt
Job Category: Technical
Department: RP-Radiological Control Division
Email a Friend Save SaveApply NowWhy Work at BNL?Brookhaven National Laboratory (www.bnl.gov) delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation’s future. Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research. The Lab is primarily supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) operates and manages the Laboratory for DOE. BSA is a partnership between Battelle and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University. BSA salutes our veterans and active military members with careers that leverage the skills and unique experience they gained while serving our country. Our organization fully supports service members transitioning from active duty to civilian life and pledge’s our commitment to actively hire veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. Military personnel who have been formally trained or have relevant experience obtained while in service may meet educational requirements and are encouraged to apply for job opportunities at BSA.Organizational OverviewMaintaining and protecting the radiological safety and health of BNL employees, the public, and the environment is our mission. Our professionals and technicians are certified and provide expertise in support of the overall BNL mission by use of field deployed Facility Support personnel, an accredited Personnel Monitoring service, a fully functional Instrumentation & Calibration facility, expertise in Radiological Engineering and the handling of Isotopes and Special Nuclear Materials.Position DescriptionUnder general technical direction, and with some latitude for the exercise of initiative and judgment, performs a wide variety of highly skilled technical assignments in support of the scientific and professional staff. Work assignments are usually on a specific task basis, requiring a high degree of proficiency in technical skills and techniques in such areas as fabrication, evaluation, testing, operation, maintenance or construction of equipment, systems and facilities involved with scientific investigations. May direct and coordinate the work efforts of other technical support personnel assigned to a specific project. Workers in this job classificationareeligible to receive overtime pay.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Calibrate radiation protection instrumentation per written procedures
Troubleshoot & repair electronic and electro-mechanical instruments and systems
Document calibration and repair work
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The equivalence of a technical institute or associate degree in a related scientific or technical field, and at least four (4) years of relevant work experience.
Perform incoming performance testing on new instrumentation
Develop calibration and maintenance procedures
Fabricate, modify, and test custom instrumentation systems
Perform maintenance on calibration facility equipment
Common hand tool skills
Electronic troubleshooting skills, including the ability to read electronic schematics and use electronic diagnostic equipment such as signal generators, oscilloscopes, and volt meters.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Computer literate: MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.)
Machine shop skills
Air flow and vacuum systems knowledge
Ionizing radiation fundamentals
Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements:
Perform work within areas controlled for radiological purposes.
Moderate lifting (15-30 lbs.)
Heavy lifting (>30 lbs.)
Brookhaven Science Associates requires proof of a COVID-19 vaccination for all employees. Proof of full vaccination as recognized by the CDC and/or WHO is required at the start of your employment.
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