Instrument Calibration Technician

Instrument Calibration Technician

31 Dec 2023
New York, Upton, 11973 Upton USA

Instrument Calibration Technician

Instrument Calibration Technician Job ID #: 3520

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 ( 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 DescriptionEssential Duties and Responsibilities: (bulleted) Under general supervision, performs a variety of non-routine technical functions typically involved with the fabrication, installation, operation, maintenance, and testing of equipment or facilities in connection with technical investigations.

Follows complex but standard procedures in performing assigned duties.

Performance of these duties requires a general knowledge of practical principles in one or more disciplines such as mechanics, electronics, metallurgy, health physics, or chemistry.

Position Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (bulleted)

This position requires an associate degree in a technical field (physics or electronics preferred) or equivalent relevant experience, or technical institute graduate with relevant field work experience.

Ability to read an electronic schematic.

Ability to use common hand tools

Wiring and soldering skills.

Electronic component parts replacement skills.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (bulleted)

Ability to troubleshoot simple and complex electronics systems.

Ability to troubleshoot electronics and electro-mechanical sub-assemblies to the component level.

Understanding of air flow, pressure, and vacuum systems.

Electronic and electro-mechanical calibration experience.

Radiation detector theory.

Other information:

Driver’s license requiredPerform 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.

Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer that values inclusion and diversity at our Lab. We are committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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