Engineer FRIB/NSCL-Continuing

Job Posted 7/2/2023
Michigan State University(MSU)
East Lansing, MI
United States
Category Wind Jobs
Job Description
### Working/Functional Title

Superconducting Magnet Engineer

### Position Summary

**Major Duties and Position Responsibilities**

- Perform EM design of superconducting dipole, quadrupole, and multipole magnet systems using LTS and HTS conductors. \[20%\]
- Participate in developing next-generation accelerator magnet technology. \[20%\]
- Support FRIB superconducting magnet operation, including training operation staff, developing operation procedures, troubleshooting, and resolving technical issues. \[10%\]
- Perform quench analysis and design quench protection scheme to ensure operational safety. \[10%\]
- Assist in commissioning and mapping of the magnet systems. \[10%\]
- Assist in the mechanical design of the superconducting magnets. \[10%\]
- Develop technical specifications for superconducting magnet systems and subcomponents for procurement and provide technical supervision of the procurement if needed, which includes reviewing vendor tests and results, non-conformance reports, and witness vendor factory tests. \[10%\]
- Establish and manage engineering standards and procedures, support the design review process, the value engineering program. \[5%\]
- Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties in this job classification. \[5%\]

**Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities**

- Knowledge and experience in design, construction, and test of superconducting magnets with accelerator system components, cryogenic and control system
- Knowledge and experience with FEA of EM analysis,1-D or 2-D quench analysis codes and CAD
- Ability to serve as the subject matter expert on superconducting magnets and provide technical guidance and support for coil winding and superconducting magnet construction
- Ability to comply with Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) and QA requirements
- Excellent communication skills to communicate effectively and credibly, both verbally and in writing, with all audiences pertaining to the practice of engineering for FRIB
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suites

### Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

### Required Degree

Masters -Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

### Minimum Requirements

- Advanced degree in electrical or mechanical engineering (or related field) with demonstrated experience designing, building, and operating large-scale superconducting magnets, cryogenic, and related support systems
- 3+ years of experience 
- Nationally recognized leader in field of expertise

### Desired Qualifications

- Prior experience in superconducting accelerator magnets, accelerator system components, various cryogenic systems and distributed control systems
- Experience with FEA (Maxwell, COMSOL Multiphysics, Opera, CST studio), Quench analysis codes (Matlab, Python, C, C++, and etc.), and CAD (Solidworks, Auto CAD)

### Required Application Materials

CV, Cover Letters, contact information for three references 

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