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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/29/2016

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley, CA

Company
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
82827
AJE Ref #
576185072
Location
Berkeley, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Berkeley Lab is Bringing Science Solutions to the World, and YOU can be a part of it!

In the world of science, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) is synonymous with "excellence." That's why we hire the best - whether in research, science or operations. This is a great opportunity to bring your top-notch skills to bear in support of world-class scientific research that addresses national and global challenges!

Position Summary:

Berkeley Labs Engineering Division has an opening for a QEW Support Coordinator in the Electronics Software and Instrumentation Department. You will independently collaborate with Scientist, Engineering, and EHS staff to plan and schedule work and to implement electronic improvements and maintenance tasks.

Specific Responsibilities:

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Apply technical expertise and knowledge of basic engineering/ scientific concepts and practices to provide multifunctional electronic design and coordination for implementation of experimental apparatus, equipment, systems, or facilities. Determine design approaches and parameters. Analyzes equipment to establish operating data, conducts experimental tests and evaluates results. Select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability.
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Manage the Qualified Electrical Worker (QEW) Support Smartsheet and Tracking system to ensure work is completed in a timely manner.
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Coordinate, specify, and purchase various hardware components for LBNL related jobs by exercising judgment within defined procedures and practices.
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Read and interpret schematics, sketches, parts list, component layout diagrams, assembly, maintenance, calibration and operating manuals.
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Perform general troubleshooting, repair and calibration of complex electronics or electro-mechanical circuits, mechanisms, store bought and customized equipment, instruments, computers and systems to component level (not simply switching out modules).
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Diagnose and correct complex component, circuitry, module or system malfunctions.
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Utilize broad knowledge of high voltage and high current power supplies, to perform corrective maintenance to include bringing equipment into NRTL Compliance.
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Fabricate and/or install complex electronics hardware including chassis, instruments, printed circuit boards, cables, wiring harnesses, equipment racks and consoles, and control and instrumentation cross-connect / inter-connect cabling systems.
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Perform routine and instrument maintenance, repair and calibrate complex electronics or electro-mechanical circuits, mechanisms, equipment, instruments, computers and systems, by applying technical concepts that requires both standard and unique methods to ensure optimum functioning of equipment.
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Operate a variety of hand, power and machine tools, including complex electronics or computer test equipment.
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Assist in the design of general electronics equipment or systems, provide design details where lacking and recommend modifications to engineering designs.
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Provide on-the-job training to lower level or less experienced staff on matters relating to general troubleshooting, repair and calibration techniques and procedures.
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Prepare formal instructional guides for repairing, calibrating and maintaining complex equipment and systems.

Required Qualifications:

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Substantial technical understanding of electronics theory, electro-mechanical, or computer theory, scientific principles, and mathematics.
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Broad knowledge of high voltage and high current power supplies.
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Demonstrated work experience performing general troubleshooting, repair and calibration of complex electronics or computer equipment.
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Ability to exercise independent judgment to successfully accomplish assignments.
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Knowledge and ability to use complex test equipment, diagnostic routines and procedures and appropriate hand, and power tools of the trade.
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Ability to correctly interpret complex schematics, and assembly, calibration, maintenance and operating manuals.
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Knowledge of equipment design procedures and techniques.
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Provide direct field supervision (providing oversight, guidance, and instruction on a specific task or set of tasks) of Electronics Maintenance, Fabrication, and Installation Technicians.
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Must be considered an electrically qualified person in accordance with NFPA 70E. Must be able to submit documented evidence supporting electrical skills and knowledge, such as a certificate of electrical, military experience and training, apprenticeship, electronics-related degree, or other form of documented electrical work experience.
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Color vision sufficient to discern wiring and component color codes, and safety related colored signs, lamps and warning devices.
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Ability to climb stairs and ladders, work from heights and confined spaces, and move/lift up to 23 kg (50 lbs.).
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Valid California Drivers License with a good driving record.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

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Associates Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer Science or Computer Technology or the equivalent in formal military or industrial training.
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General electronics drafting and design-documentation skills.
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Personal computer application skills with spreadsheets, databases and word processors.

The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.

Notes:

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This is a career appointment.
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Salary is commensurate with experience.
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This position requires completion of a background check.

Berkeley Lab addresses the worlds most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Labs scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energys Office of Science.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4. Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.