Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is seeking to fill a Heating Project Engineer to support and eventually take over the heating engineering and torus services group within the engineering department heating group.
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Perform engineering projects in support of experimental heating systems and torus services (mechanical, electromechanical, vacuum, DI water, bake, PLC controls, etc.) to accomplish mission on NSTX-U. Projects include: Controls systems on the NSTX-U vacuum systems and DSite water systems, as well as gas injection, bakeout, and cryogenics systems.
Support operations, maintenance, and repair processes in conjunction with technical staff.
Perform Job Hazard Analysis for these activities.
Maintain currency of safety, access, and operations training.
Other engineering duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
BS Engineering or Applied Physics degree with approx. 7 years experience in industry, military, or national laboratory environment.
Full hand, arm and leg mechanical dexterity and coordination.
Full or fully corrected vision, correct depth and color perception, occasional close work, work in low light conditions.
Standard office environment, meetings, as well as field support for activities required to support experimental operations.
Computer & control panel operations with full mental concentration.
Moderate exertion, steps, and ladders.
Routinely engaged in walking, standing or sitting.
Exposure to dust, temperature excursions, humidity, low level radiation, noise, household and industrial chemicals, solvents and some fumes.
Working near hand tools, powered hand tools, machine shop tools and rotating equipment.
Work will generally be day shift, 2nd shift work may be required depending on facility schedule.
Vendor visits may be required when supporting ongoing projects.
This is a 100% onsite role.
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