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University of Rochester Lab Engineer - 224937 in Rochester, New York

Lab Engineer

Job ID

224937

Location

Laser Lab & COI

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

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Regular/Temporary

Regular

Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 LLE-Laboratory for Laser Energ

Schedule

8 AM-5 PM

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) of the University of Rochester is a unique national resource for research and education in science and technology. LLE was established in 1970 as a center for the investigation of the interaction of intense radiation with matter.The Facility Operations Division is seeking a Laboratory Engineer to assist in preparation and support of experiments for the Omega laser system. A successful candidate will be challenged by the wide range of technologies used to conduct these experiments. The candidate must be able to work flexible hours (morning or evening shifts possible).

RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Work with Principal Investigators (PIs) throughout the campaign development process in order to plan successful and efficient experiments

  • Ensure system safety is maintained

  • Participate in the development of and provide support for a wide range of equipment and instrumentation

  • Participate in experiments as a member of the Omega field operations crew

  • Write procedures and other documentation

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree in physics or engineering (work experience in a role related to degree a plus)

  • US citizenship required

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

  • Working knowledge of linear algebra, advanced geometry, single variable calculus and data analysis methods

  • Well versed in engineering fundamentals including basic mechanics and technical drawing

  • Proficient in technical writing

  • Proficient in CAD

  • Proficient using Microsoft Excel, Word, and Powerpoint

  • The ability to perform physically demanding tasks in a Class 100 cleanroom environment, including lifting up to 50 lbs

  • High degree of manual dexterity

  • Strong interpersonal skills

    PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Ability to program (MATLAB, Python, VBA)

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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