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.
Job Requirements 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.
Internal Number: 18283
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