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Mechanical / Accelerator Engineer

Position Description  The Experimental Operations and Facilities Division, with an annual budget of over $30M and over 60 employees, operates high hazard facilities for Energy and Global Security Directorate. Our expertise spans operations of the facilities for development of medical isotope production, materials behavior, and detection and diagnostic systems. Division facilities include radiological and engineering development laboratories. Our key sponsors include the U.S. Department of Energy - Office of Nuclear Energy and National Nuclear Security Administration, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, other Federal agencies, and the private sector. In this exciting role as Mechanical/Accelerator engineer, we are seeking candidates to be responsible for the upgrades and maintenance for the Electron Linac, Van de Graff accelerators, and Intermediate Voltage Electron Microscopy facility and associated cooling, vacuum, and mechanical systems. Design and overseas production of the equipment used in the experiments at the accelerator facilities. In this position, you will: Design and oversees complex experiments at all three accelerator facilities facility. Responsible for accelerator mechanical systems including cooling and vacuum. Direct and oversee upgrades to the accelerators. Performs modeling and simulation calculations to support facility and process development. Write Technical reports and papers for internal and external publication. Develops new ideas, and concepts to expand the Group's capabilities, to expand the scope of existing programs and to lead to the development of new programs. Position Requirements  To be considered you must have: Considerable skills and experience in accelerator mechanical design Considerable skills in accelerator facility upgrades and maintenance. Experience with complex mechanical systems. Considerable expertise in repairs, design, and assembling of mechanical equipment from scratch Strong skills in advanced Mechanical Engineering concepts, practices, standards, regulations, and procedures in order to leverage that knowledge to the design of components Considerable experience in accelerator operations. Considerable mechanical engineering knowledge of vacuum systems, thermal analysis, cooling system design and fixture design Ability to work in a team setting and to oversee small groups of technicians and/or engineers. Skills in CAD. Skills in simulation and modeling. Experience developing ideas and formal proposals for new projects, primarily within the US DOE system. Minimum Education/Experience Requirements:                                                           Ph.D. degree and 0-1 year Mechanical Engineering experience or equivalent                                                                     MS degree and 3+ years of Mechanical Engineering experience or equivalent                                                                   BS degree and 5+ years Mechanical Engineering experience or equivalent As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Requisition Number: 405115
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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