Staff Mech Engineer/Mech Engineer II P5/P7 – Brookhaven Science Associates

  • Science & Engineering
  • Fulltime
  • 1 year ago
  • Upton

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 2-5 years

Job Description

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering or related field
• Minimum three (3) years of progressively responsible related work experience
• Experience with 3D CAD molding software (Creo preferred)
• Knowledge of material properties, manufacturing/machine shop processes, welding, hardware & component choice, manufacturing, installation, and dimensioning and tolerances
• Proficient computer skills including the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Excellent organizational, written, verbal and presentation skills
• Detail oriented and capable of following strict policies and procedures to ensure hardware and personal protection

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Experience with creative engineering projects, working hands-on with mechanical equipment, and collaborating with a team to develop and build unique equipment
• Master’s degree in Engineering or Physics
• Experience with UHV systems including pumping and leak checking equipment
• Basic assembly and metrology skills
• Demonstrated ability to positively interact and support contractors, vendors, project management and procurement professionals
• Basic knowledge of instrumentation and control systems

• Occasional domestic and/or international travel
• Selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level based on the depth and breadth of relevant engineering knowledge, skills, and experience.

Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements:
• Must be comfortable working in industrial, construction and radiation environments
• Will require occasional climbing ladders, moderate lifting, working in the vicinity of operating machinery, exposure to noise, and the ability and willingness to wear proper PPE
• Will be required to become a qualified Radiation Worker
• May be required to occasionally work off-hours, nights and/or weekends to support mission critical projects

At Brookhaven National Laboratory, we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:
• Medical, Dental, and Vision Care Plans
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Paid Time-off and Leave Programs (vacation, holidays, sick leave, paid parental leave)
• Lab-Funded Retirement Plan
• 401(k) Plan
• Flexible Work Arrangements
• Tuition Assistance, Training and Professional Development Programs
• Employee Fitness/Wellness & Recreation: Gym/Basketball Courts, Weight Room, Fitness Classes, Indoor Pool, Tennis Courts, Sports Clubs/Activities (Basketball, Tennis, Softball, Table Tennis)

The EIC Vacuum Group has an opening for Mechanical Engineer to help design and develop components for the multiple large vacuum systems required for the Electron-Ion Collider being built at BNL. The EIC project has many complex and unique challenges which will require creative solutions and close collaboration with the other technical engineering groups. The chosen candidate will support the team in developing the solutions critical to the success of the project and will continue to support these through the production and commissioning phases of the project. Join BNL at the beginning of this ground-breaking scientific and engineering project and become part of the team building this scientific discovery machine.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Develop engineering solutions to support vacuum R&D efforts as well as project needs
• Develop components and systems from initial concept through engineering analysis, detailed 3D modeling and design, design and safety reviews
• Work closely with scientific staff as well as other engineering groups to develop solutions to complex problems and integration issues
• Prepare cost estimates, specifications, requisitions, and fabrication drawings as required
• Support procurement, fabrication, assembly, testing, installation, and commissioning efforts
• Create documentation for the technical staff to ensure proper implementation of designs
• Prepare and present material as required for design reviews
• Maintain a safe and respectful workplace environment

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