Job Opening

Joyce Roberts joycer at
Mon Sep 13 19:47:21 CDT 1999

Job Number: 995253
Series Level: TSM
Date Posted: Sep 11 99
Organization: LANSCE-12
Clearance: L (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected 
will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet 
eligibility requirements for access to classified matter.
Number of Openings: 1
Availability: This job is open to all applicants
Status: Open
Job Type: (Regular Full-Time)

The Manuel Lujan Jr. Neutron Scattering Center (Lujan Center) a high-power 
pulsed source of spallation neutrons, is a national user facility available 
to scientists from industry, academia, and other national laboratories for 
condensed matter experiments. We are seeking a team leader to provide the 
technical management for the LANSCE-12 Mechanical Team, which includes 
designers, mechanical engineers, and mechanical and electromechanical 
technicians. The team leader will be responsible for development of goals 
and priorities based on team resources; allocation of manpower and 
resources according to facility schedules and priorities; communication, 
coordination, and supervision of daily tasks; ES&H and quality control 
leadership to ensure safe and reliable operation of the mechanical team 
activities; oversight of the daily operation of the LANSCE-12 neutron 
scattering instrument readiness, shutters and sample environment equipment; 
mechanical engineering input for LANSCE-12 designs and construction 
projects, including conceptual design for upgrades and new neutron 
scattering instruments; and development and training of team members. The 
successful candidate will frequently interact with facility instrument 
scientists and outside users. Some on-call and off-hours work required 
during beam operation.

  Required Skills:
Demonstrated professional level experience with day-to-day operation of 
mechanical systems, including water cooling systems, cryogenic components, 
rotating components, and vacuum systems. Mechanical engineering design 
experience with water cooling systems, cryogenic components, rotating 
components, and vacuum systems. Demonstrated oral and written communication 
skills. Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and 
simultaneously on more that one project. Demonstrated successful leadership 
skills. Demonstrated ability to use project management tools to evaluate 
activities and assign resources. Demonstrated commitment to safety.

   Desired Skills:
Previous supervisory experience. Familiarity with radiation and/or 
contamination environment. Experience with instrumentation and control 
systems. Familiarity with Microsoft Project or similar project management 
software. Familiarity with the Lab financial system. Possess or have the 
ability to obtain a Q-clearance.

Education: BS or MS in mechanical engineering plus experience.

Notes to Applicants: Submit resume or application materials to Staffing 
Group, MS-P286. For questions about this posting call (505) 667-7940.

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