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Hall B Electro-Mech Technician
Job ID #: 12292 Location: Newport News, VA
Functional Area: Technology Division: Exp Nuclear Physics
Position Type: Regular Education Required: 2 Year College Degree
Experience Required: 7+ years Relocation Provided: No

SALARY RANGE: $68,200 - $92,800 (TD III)

Under the supervision of the Hall B work coordinator, will lead and or assist crews in the fabrication, assembly and installation of various detectors, magnets, power supplies and infrastructure hardware in Hall B. Individual will also be expected to supply technical support during experimental operations, including the operation, maintenance and documentation of the Hall B systems. Become an expert in several Hall B systems to keep them operational and maintain spare parts. Assist engineering in the design of the detector infrastructure to ensure all installation and maintenance considerations are addressed. Be part of the on-call teams to support 24 hour operation of Hall B systems.



Education and Experience:
AS degree plus 7 years relevant experience or High School Graduate with 10 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

This position requires an ability to communicate and coordinate tasks clearly and professionally among a diverse group of staff members.  Deductive reasoning and problem solving skills that would allow this staff member and those under his/her lead to complete scheduled work in an efficient and timely manner are essential abilities in this position.  This position requires an aptitude and proficiency with hand tools as well as an ability to effectively work from mechanical drawings

• Ability to comprehend and follow instructions
• Ability to understand, remember, and communicate highly technical information and make decisions
• Ability to organize, prioritize and complete complex and varied tasks

• Ability to traverse across various locations on the laboratory site and access work areas
• Ability to stoop, kneel, bend over and climb ladders and work at heights
• Ability to work in confined spaces
• Ability to stand and work for extended periods
• Ability to carry up to 40 lbs and lift 15 lbs above head frequently
• Ability to perceive temperatures and work in both hot and cold conditions.
• Ability to identify and distinguish colors
• Manual capability to pick, pinch, or otherwise work with fingers; seize, grasp, hold, turn, use hand tools and other equipment
• Visual capabilities sufficient to use computer workstations, read drawings and other documents and see safety alarms
• Auditory capabilities to hear safety alarms

Jefferson Science Associates, LLC (JSA) manages and operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab). JSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. As part of the JSA’s equal employment opportunity policy, we also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.

JSA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities (unless doing so will result in an undue hardship). If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (757) 269-7598 to provide the nature of your request. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Employment with JSA is conditional upon DOE approval if at any time during your employment you are participating in a Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Program or Affiliated activity. Generally, such programs/activities include any foreign-state-sponsored attempt to acquire U.S.-funded scientific research through programs run or funded by the government that target scientists, engineers, students, academics, researchers, and entrepreneurs of all nationalities working or educated in the United States. This includes positions or appointments, both domestic and foreign, titled academic, professional, or institutional appointments whether or not remuneration is received and whether full-time, part-time or voluntary.

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