Job ID 51354
The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (National MagLab) is seeking a Technical Research Designer to assist engineering staff to perform a variety of tasks associated with the development of magnet systems and related technologies. Fabricate, modify and assemble magnets. Employee will work as part of one or several project teams involved in development and creation of a variety of magnet systems for internal and external users. Assist with system assembly and maintenance as well as performance testing and analysis of magnet systems. Develop, perform and document quality control procedures for diverse magnet parts and components. Assist construction of small, one-of-a-kind machines designed for specific tasks related to magnet construction. Mix epoxy resins with other chemicals for impregnation of magnets. Assemble and leak check vacuum systems related to epoxy impregnation. Participate in outreach activities and interact with numerous technical visitors from domestic and international laboratories and industries.
Qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area; or a high school diploma/equivalent and appropriate experience equal to four years. (Note: post-high school education can substitute for experience at the equivalent rate.) Experience assisting with engineering tasks and fabrication of materials. Knowledge of and ability to safely operate machinery, tools, equipment and materials used in area of work. Basic computer skills, and experience with programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to interpret and conceptualize designs to produce scientific research devices. Knowledge of and ability to identify safety hazards and necessary safety precautions to establish a safe work environment.
The National MagLab is operated for the National Science Foundation by a collaboration of institutions comprising Florida State University, the University of Florida, and Los Alamos National Laboratory.
FSU is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf