Nuclear Science & Technology Research Technician
Job Information Job Title: Nuclear Science & Technology Research TechnicianGrade: 190/200
Org: Nuclear Science & Technology Operations
Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (9x80 Schedule) Mission/Vision Statement Leading Nuclear Energy and Research Technology Mission: Discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure. Vision: INL will change the world's energy future and secure our critical infrastructure. Responsibilities Idaho National Laboratory is in need of an experienced individual with skills in fabrication and assembly to support research operations and experiments as Research Technician in the Nuclear Science & Technology (NS&T) organization.
The NS&T Research Technician shall be proficient in various facets of research and development (R&D) and will provide support to multiple programs and projects within the Nuclear Science and Technology (NS&T) directorate. The Technician is responsible for procurement, assembly, set-up, trouble-shooting, and operation of research equipment and experiments within NS&T operated laboratories. Supporting the NS&T Operations organization as a Lab Space Coordinator (LSC) and by participating with assessments and inspections, and various other operations support activities is expected.
The Technician interfaces with scientists, engineers, and management on a daily basis to report status and results of on-going projects and participates as a member of various R&D teams to provide input on the design, fabrication and operation of research equipment. The Technician will provide expertise in the areas of pressure system assembly, instrumentation and control systems, and glovebox and general laboratory practices.
High school diploma or equivalent and 6 or 6+ years of relevant experience is required.
Relevant experience requires candidates to have experience in the following areas to be considered: - fabrication and assembly (hand and handheld power tools) - research & development and laboratory experience - gloveboxes and radiological work
Selective Service Requirements To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens, parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant visas. For more information see www.sss.gov.Employee Job Functions Employee Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job position which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.
Motor Abilities: Prolonged walking and standing; bending/stooping, squatting, twisting, applying torque (arms); pushing/pulling: overhead work; grasping/gripping; fine motor control (hands); lifting ability; repetitive, intermittent work; ability to lift 50 lbs. max
Special Senses: Visually demanding work; near vision; speech discrimination
Work Conditions: High noises (>85dB); stairs; hazardous chemical/waste; ladders >6 feet; machine/electrical hazards; power tools; vibrating equipment; protective clothing; motor vehicle use; typing/keyboard; working more than 8 hours/day; working alone
Please Apply Before: January 11, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Mountain Standard Time) Environmental, Safety and Health Statement Must be familiar with, and comply with all relevant health and safety requirements. Must be knowledgeable of emergency action policies and procedures, methods for reporting/resolving work practices or conditions to available cognizant professionals.Other Information When applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.INL Overview INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 4,300 scientists, researchers and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and develop technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security and environmental missions.
The Idaho Falls Area Idaho Falls is conveniently situated near many national treasures such as Yellowstone National Park, Teton National Park, Jackson, WY, etc. For more information about the area, please visit www.visitidahofalls.com and www.visitidaho.org. Equal Employment Opportunity Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.