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Electrical Engineer

Job ID JR100651 Date posted 10/20/2023

The Superconducting Magnet Division (SMD) designs, builds, and tests superconducting magnets for use in particle accelerators world-wide and will be a key contributing partner to the EIC. The SMD also builds magnets for various other applications (e.g., Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage) and provides magnetic measurement services lab-wide.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Project engineering:

  • Execute detail design.
  • Generate engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Prepare presentation for design review.
  • Build and evaluate prototype(s) and estimate cost and schedule parameters for all Projects.
  • Evaluate vendors and manage component procurements within project scope.
  • Upgrade and maintain existing electrical systems, like power supplies, control systems and test instruments.
  • Write software for instrumentation, controls, and data acquisition systems.
  • Project management and leadership.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • BS Electrical Engineering with focus on industrial electronics and instrumentation. Minimum of ten (10) years progressively responsible related work experience which demonstrates advanced capabilities and use of sophisticated engineering approaches.  
  • Comprehensive understanding of pulse power and high current source rectifiers.
  • Strong background in applying safety principles in a setting that includes severe electrical hazards.
  • Comprehensive understanding of AC and DC medium voltage power circuits.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Experience with LABVIEW and PLC based feedback control loops
  • Experience with industrial process control systems, instrumentation, and system integration

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience with circuit simulation, finite element electromagnetic analysis and design packages like COMSOL, AutoCAD or Solid Work.
  • MS degree highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of high-power magnet power supplies and pulsed power systems used in accelerators.
  • Protection of superconducting accelerator magnets.
  • Familiarity of High Temperature Superconductors and their application as accelerator magnet coils.
  • Experience with analog and digital circuit design including FPGA.
  • Familiar with design and programming of motion control systems with servo and stepper motors.
  • Ability to work with a diverse set of scientists, engineers and technical staff with varying skill levels and backgrounds.
  • Formal training in Project Management, PMP, EVMS knowledge.

Brookhaven National Laboratory is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The full salary range for this position is $125750 - $187600 / year. Salary offers will be commensurate with the final candidate’s qualification and experience, including skills, knowledge, relevant education, and certifications, and also aligned with the internal peer group.

Brookhaven employees are subject to restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Programs, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1A. You will be asked to disclose any such participation at the time of hire for review by Brookhaven. The full text of the Order may be found at:

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Brookhaven Science Associates 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. BSA 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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