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Drafing Specialist

Job ID 2201 Date posted 07/02/2020

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

The mission of the Collider-Accelerator Department (C-AD) is to operate, maintain, improve, and upgrade the suite of electron, proton, and heavy ion accelerators used to carry out a program of accelerator-based experiments at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL). To support this program, the C-AD must design, fabricate, assemble, test, install, and operate unique research equipment to generate, transport, transfer, accelerate, focus, track, collide, and absorb high intensity particle beams up to energies of 250 GeV.  This includes a combination of custom designed and built parts and vendor produced components developed by a collaboration of the C-AD scientific, engineering, and technical staff. The C-AD supports an international user community of over 1,500 scientists. The C-AD performs all these functions in an environmentally-responsible and safe manner, under a rigorous conduct of operations approach.

Position Description

The C-AD Design & Documentation Group has an opening for a Drafting Specialist  The Drafting Specialist will perform a wide variety of highly skilled design/drafting assignments in support of the scientific and professional staff. Work assignments are usually on a specific task basis, requiring a high degree of proficiency in design/drafting skills and techniques for specialized equipment, components, apparatus, facilities or systems. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and provide fabrication drawingsfor components used in particle accelerators such as magnets, power supplies, RF systems,vacuum chambers and electronic diagnostics
  • Work from sketches, oral information or data sheets, develop and complete layouts and illustrative drawings
  • Maintain close contact with engineer and individuals for whom work is being done, reporting changes and modifications to engineer
  • May direct and coordinate the work efforts of other drafting support personnel assigned to a specific project

Position Requirements

  • Requires an Associate’s Degree in Mechanical Technology and Design or equivalent experience generally on the basis of 2:1 (experience:college) years
  • At least four (4) years of full-time, relevant drafting work experience that must include using 3D CAD software designing mechanical components and systems for fabrication
  • Experience with PTC Creo and/or AutoCad Inventor
  • Must have ability to perform mechanical design functions independently with general direction and review by a mechanical engineer or scientist
  • Knowledge of material properties, component choice, manufacturing/machine shop processes, and dimensioning and tolerances a must
  • Must be familiar with creating accurate and detailed 3D system designs as well as mechanical manufacturing drawings to ANSI Y14.5 standards

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Experience with vacuum system components, high voltage/high currentsystems, RF systems, and cryogenics is highly desirable

Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements:

Essential functions/abilities for this position:
  • arm/hand dexterity
  • climb low to moderate heights
  • lift (up to) 30 lbs
  • good vision
  • mental sharpness

Other Information:

  • BNL will not sponsor a visa for this position
  • The selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level based on their experience

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 Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Swimming Pool, Weight Room, Tennis Courts, and many other employee perks and benefits

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.

BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in 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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