Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
TECHNICIAN A ELECTRO-MECHANICAL (E-M), Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC), to join an internationally-recognized facility at the forefront of plasma physics and fusion energy research. Responsibilities will include obtaining and maintaining licenses, operator permits, or certifications as required; the layout of electrical jobs; estimating and ordering materials; installing electrical equipment and hooking up motors, pumps, and power supplies; installing and maintaining utility power systems (480-277, 208-120 three phase); troubleshooting and repairing faulty electrical systems; performing a variety of related duties in support of magnet programs and research; helping maintain maintenance shop and managing tools, parts, and equipment; and learning from senior technicians, engineers, and scientists to successfully complete all assigned tasks.
The PSFC is comprised of a team of almost 200 top-tier students, scientists, engineers, and technicians. It recently announced a new, accelerated pathway to fusion energy that is based on the development and demonstration of the world’s highest performing superconducting fusion magnets and the design of the first net-energy fusion device--the SPARC tokamak.
REQUIRED: high school diploma or GED, graduation from a two-year technical school (technical military training accepted), and a Massachusetts’ journeyman electrician license. Must be able to demonstrate working knowledge of tools and equipment; work effectively in a team-oriented environment; lift weights of up to 50lbs. unassisted; remain stationary for extended periods (eight hours minimum); position oneself and maneuver in tight spaces; and follow all safety guidelines and procedures. Job #18283
The schedule for the position is Monday through Friday, 6:00 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. Must be able to work all shift hours, overtime, and weekends as needed.
MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.
MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.