Bloomington Support Staff Job Specs
Job Title and Grade: Cyclotron Support Technician III / SSOI
Job Code: 002378
This is highly technical work in the operation, maintenance and enhancement of accelerators.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Operates, monitors, maintains, and/or enhances accelerator and associated systems and equipment within a skill area including tasks such as: designs and constructs new electronic components for accelerators; assembles and installs components; designs and constructs finely tooled mechanic components with extremely precise tolerances from blueprints or engineers' sketches; tests and installs components; repairs electronic and mechanical components; performs in-place modifications while in a radioactive environment; observes proper safety and disposal procedures; assists researchers; tests and evaluates wire chambers, transducers, and other new instrumentation and equipment; and produces documentation and schematics on CAD.
Performs advanced tasks consistent with one or more accelerator skill area including: electrical, electronics, mechanical, drafting/design, machining, computers, accelerator operations.
Sets up and modifies experiments for researchers.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of scientific and accelerator technical fields.
Knowledge of radiation safety and occupational hazard and safety precautions.
Knowledge of the tools, equipment, materials, methods, and practices within an accelerator operation.
Ability to perform design work from verbal or written instructions and rough sketches.
Ability to use and care for tools and equipment common to accelerator operations.
Ability to interact effectively with clients to determine their research needs.
Education: Two years post-high school training in electrical, electronics, mechanical, drafting/design, machining, computers, or accelerator operations.
Experience: Five years accelerator operations experience.
The intent of this job specification is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this specification.