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Brookhaven National Laboratory Electronics Technician in Upton, New York

Electronics Technician
Job ID 2598 Date posted 04/15/2021

Brookhaven National Laboratory (www.bnl.gov) 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.

Organizational Overview

NSLS-II is a state-of-the-art, medium-energy electron storage ring (3
billion electron-volts) designed to deliver world-leading intensity and
brightness, and will produce x-rays more than 10,000 times brighter than
the original NSLS. The superlative character and combination of
capabilities are expected to have broad impact on a wide range of
disciplines and scientific initiatives, including the National
Institutes of Health's structural genomics initiative, DOE's
Genomics:GTL initiative, and the federal nanoscience initiative.

Position Description

NSLS-II Diagnostics and Instrumentation Group has an opening for a
Technical Associate (T5) position. Reporting to the diagnostics group
leader, the candidate will perform duties of a technician for the
maintenance, upgrade, and testing, of diagnostics sub-systems in support
of NSLS-II accelerator operations. This position will require close
interaction with technicians, engineers and scientific staff. A main
task will be to maintain the Beam Position Monitor (BPM) system, as well
as providing support for various Diagnostics sub-systems, including
spare parts inventory control, critical to accelerator operations, and
will require ability to troubleshoot and identify modes of failure and
mitigate corrective action. Tasking will also include provision of
technical support for development and special projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide technical support for all aspects of accelerator beam position
monitors and other beam diagnostics instrumentation.
Proficient with schematics, mechanical assembly drawings.
Experience in component-level troubleshooting and diagnosis of
electronics systems
Experience using PADS PCB layout, PADS Logic and dxDesigner schematic
capture, OrCAD capture, p-Spice A/D, LabView, Visio, as well as autodesk
Work planning in preparation for accelerator maintenance and shut-down
Maintain and implement safety practices and procedures applicable to
daily activities

Position Requirements

AAS or technical institute degree in Electrical Technology or related
8 years' experience with fabrication, assembly, wiring, testing complex
electrical systems
Strong troubleshooting skills in digital and analog circuits
Use of test and measurement equipment, including oscilloscope, network,
spectrum and logic analyzers, signal generators, AWG
Must be able to work from schematics, diagrams, written procedures,
spreadsheets, controls interface documents
Experience with solder and re-work techniques for through-hole and SMD
components for high density printed circuit board assemblies.
Proficient with processing procurements and special orders
Experience processing test records and inspection reports
Ability to develop sub-system test strategies and system readiness
Experience with detector-based systems and accelerator applications
Knowledge of PLC based sub-systems applications


BNL Will not sponsor a visa for this position

Brookhaven National Laboratory and the Energy and Photon Sciences
Directorate are committed to your success. We offer a supportive work
environment and the resources necessary for you to succeed.

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, Ping Pong, Softball, Tennis)

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.

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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.

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