Oak Ridge, USA
US ITER is a ten year, ~$4 Billion, Department of Energy multi-laboratory project that executes the US contributions to ITER for the US, which is a non-host partner in the seven-member international collaboration to design and construct, in France, a fusion device aimed at establishing the scientific and technological feasibility of fusion energy. On the Web: https://www.usiter.org/
The US ITER Vacuum Systems Group Leader works with the Non-Nuclear Systems Division (NNSD) Director, Project Manager, Deputy Project Manager, Chief Engineer, Nuclear Systems Division Director and WBS Team Leads to manage and lead the US ITER Vacuum Systems Group. The US ITER Vacuum Systems Group will provide the design and procurement basis for all the ITER Tokamak vacuum systems and equipment for US ITER contributions. Activities will span R&D, design, fabrication, testing and delivery of vacuum systems equipment in accordance with specific requirements of the ITER organization.
Work Directions and Interfaces
Reports to Director, Non-Nuclear Systems Division. Schedules, assigns and directs the tasks of engineers and designers within the Vacuum Systems Group. Interfaces with vendors, engineering personnel within NNSD and the US ITER project and personnel at the ITER headquarters in France. Authority/Approval Levels: Acts as WBS Team Lead for US ITER Vacuum Systems. Provides work direction to Control Account Managers (CAM’s) and group members within guidelines established by the NNSD Director.
Measures of Effectiveness
Successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in science or engineering, 8 years of experience in design,building, and testing vacuum hardware for large-scale R&D or industrial facilities. Excellent written and verbal communications skills are required. Must have experience managing a project having a multi-organizational, collaborative work environment (e.g. managing teams from multiple institutions or national laboratories). Must be available for foreign and domestic travel. Must be able to attend remote conferencing during non-standard work hours.
Preferred candidate will have a Master’s Degree (or higher) in science or engineering, 12+ years of experience in design, building, and testing vacuum hardware for large-scale R&D or industrial facilities, and 5 years’ experience in leading or supervising teams responsible for vacuum systems.
This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.
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