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Technician II

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Batavia, IL 60510
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Job Description

Open Date: May 5, 2020

Close Date: June 1, 2020

We Are:

Fermilab is America's premier laboratory for particle physics and accelerator research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. We support discovery science experiments in Illinois and South Dakota and at locations around the world, including Canada, mountaintops in Arizona and Chile, and the South Pole.

We are strategic risk takers, innovators, and collaborators. We are engineers, scientists, technicians, administrative professionals. We are 1,800 employees advancing knowledge for the benefit of humankind. Fermilab has been at the forefront of particle physics for more than 40 years. We build world-leading accelerators and detectors to conduct some of the most advanced particle physics experiments possible. We collect and analyze the data from those experiments with some of the most powerful computers in the world. We conduct this research on a 6,800-acre prairie, 35 miles outside Chicago, a treasure that has been designated a National Environmental Research Park.

Fermilab's Particle Physics Division is seeking a Technician II to join the Detector Development and Operations Department. The selected candidate will be involved primarily with fabrication and assembly. You must be able to become forklift and overhead crane qualified.

You Will
  • Be responsible for the installation and removal of large, multi-ton, experimental components.
  • Be responsible for fabrication, assembly, installation and removal of a variety of mechanical, sub-assemblies, controls, and devices.
  • Operate a forklift, multi-ton capacity crane, and possess a working knowledge of multi-ton rigging.
  • Must possess mechanical aptitude i.e. familiarity with power tools.
  • Abide by all environmental, health and safety regulations, Laboratory policies, procedures and practices pertinent to this position.
  • Respect, understand and value individual differences that embody the principles of diversity.

The preferred candidate will possess:
  • High School degree (or technical certificate or equivalent)
  • Experience with fabrication or assembling a variety of mechanical parts.
  • Ability to work a 4 day, 10 hour work day and occasionally over-time on Fridays and weekends.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Valid driver's license
  • Ability to work on a team and independently

Human Factors: Heavy lifting, Work from heights, Climb Stair/ Ladders, Mental Concentration, Sitting, Standing, Tight Work Schedule, Vibrating Equipment

Diverse people. Diverse jobs. Great science.
Fermilab is America's particle physics and accelerator laboratory.
Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply.



Posted: 2020-05-06 Expires: 2020-06-06

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