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.
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 particle accelerator-based experiments at (BNL). To support this program, C-AD must design, fabricate, assemble, test, install, and operate unique research equipment to generate, transport, accelerate, focus, track, collide, and absorb high intensity particle beams up to energies of 250 GeV in the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider. This includes a combination of custom crafted and built components and vendor produced equipment developed in collaboration with 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.
Within the C-AD, the Accelerator Division has an opening for an Electrical Engineer to engineer, layout and design of cryogenic electrical systems and associated cryogenic instrumentation & controls at various locations throughout the facility.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and/or procure electrical components and electrical component systems from initial concept or from existing designs through engineering analysis, and design
Develop purchase specifications, perform testing, installation, troubleshooting and commissioning of electrical components and systems. Generate wiring and schematic diagrams as the need arises
Engineer and develop designs of cryogenic instrumentation and control systems for cryostats, RF cavities and other beam line components such as vacuum related instrumentation to support the cryogenic plant operations for experimental areas and RHIC (Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider)
Layout electrical cryogenic plant equipment in the collider tunnel, between tunnel and equipment buildings, and work with facilities on utilities requirements, cabling and cable tray requirements for maintenance and installation following lab safety standards and national safety and equipment codes
Maintains sound knowledge of current principles and practices in a specialized engineering field
Collaborate with technical staff on the electrical interfaces and cryogenic instrumentation requirements during the design of Superconducting RF cavity and superconducting magnet cryo-modules
Develop purchase specifications, interface and follow up with vendor/fabricator during vendor manufacturing, travel for design meetings and witness tests
Present the engineering and design in a design review with technical staff
Coordination of a variety of technical staff for fabrication, assembly, testing and installation of equipment in the C-AD shops and facilities
Work independently,interact with and report to senior engineering and scientific staff for assignments, mentorship, and support
Assist with writing work planning procedures, hazard analyses, safety reviews, supervise technicians during assembly, installation, and commissioning of equipment
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
Experience working with electrical equipment, and working with a team to develop and build outstanding equipment
Experience in the design of instrumentation and electrical equipment and component systems
Experience with electrical instrumentation used at cryogenic temperatures
Excellent written and oral skills and proficient with MS Office
PLC programming ladder logic & HMI (Human Machine Interface) (SCADA) Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition development experience
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of electrical standards and OSHA requirements (NFPA70, UL504, etc.).
Ability to positively interact and support contractors, vendors, and procurement professionals
Familiarity with P&ID (Process Instrumentation Diagrams)
Project development and management skills
Professional Engineering or Engineer in Training license
Knowledge of PLC platforms such as Schneider, Siemens etc.
Working knowledge of programming languages (e.g. C++, Java, Python)
Knowledge of analog & digital circuit board design techniques
Knowledge of power distribution techniques
Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements:
Individual may be required to climb ladders and/or work in Confined Spaces.
Individual may be required to work in Oxygen Deficiency Hazard area.
Individual may be required to work in High Noise environment.
Individual may be required to work in a strong magnetic field area up to 500 Gauss.
Individual will be required to become a qualified Radiation Worker and may be required to work in Radiation areas.
Individual may be required to occasionally work off-hours, nights or weekends to support critical projects.
The selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level based on their experience [DM1][PS2]
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:
Paid Parental Leave
Swimming Pool, Weight Room, Tennis Courts, and many other employee perks and benefits
Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.