As part of the US contribution to ITER (the next generation, international, tokamak experiment in France), PPPL provides a number of diagnostics and their integration with components provided by other contributors and within the overall Facility.
Work of the associate ITER engineer involves the application of standard mechanical engineering principles and procedures. Assignments usually include one or more of the following: design and development of equipment, test of materials, preparation of specifications and technical procedures, process study.
Independently evaluate, select, and apply standard techniques, procedures, and criteria, in making adaptations and modifications.
The role responsibilities include as many as possible of the following:
Develop designs compliant with all technical requirements
Develop, run and summarize results of analysis models.
Produce documentation that establishes the design basis and supports the design review process
Produce documentation that supports procurement activities
Adhere to planned cost and schedule during the execution phase
Education and Experience:
BS in Mechanical Engineering, or similar degree.
Some experience in mechanical systems design, integration and installation for complex equipment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Effective written and oral communication skills.
Ability to perform Multi-physics analysis is preferred.
Mostly office based
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Standard Weekly Hours
Eligible for Overtime
Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)
Estimated Appointment End Date
Physical Capacity Exam Required
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