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Electromechanical Technician - Adjunct

at Argonne National Laboratory

Posted: 8/22/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 7706

Job Description

Requisition Number:


Lemont, IL

Functional Area:

Technical Support


AUP-Advanced Photon Source Upgrade

Employment Category:

Temporary 6 Months or Greater


Level (Grade):





Position Description

Assists in the design, fabrication, and installation of novel electromechanical designs for particle accelerator systems. Including; vacuum systems, water systems, synchrotron radiation beamlines, x-ray front ends, and experimental apparatus for the Advanced Photon Source. Works with and under the supervision of mechanical engineers and x-ray scientists. Receive and inspect, assemble and install parts needed for x-ray instrumentation. Maintains all aspects of the electromechanical assemblies that support the accelerators and scientists while performing all job functions safely and efficiently.

Position Requirements

We are looking for candidates with varying levels of experience. We have openings for entry level technicians and more experienced technicians. Below is a list of minimum qualifications:

Associates degree or equivalent.

Must be proficient in the use of hand and shop tools such as drill presses, hydraulic presses, cut-off saws, tube benders and belt sanders.
Must be able to use multimeters and other basic measuring tools.
Proficient in the installation and termination of basic electronic cabling system and control chassis.
Careful workmanship, attention to detail, and accurate logging of data are required.
Must be able to read and interpret engineering drawings.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Programs, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne’s Legal Department.

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