More InformationAssistant Riggers
(Equipment Technician II)
Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based ScienceS and Education (CLASSE) has an immediate opening for three Assistant Riggers. We are looking for individuals who welcome challenging work and a chance to join a world-class program at a distinguished research university. These are one-year term positions with the possibility of renewal based on project funding and individual performance.
These individuals will assist senior rigging staff by performing day-to-day equipment handling activities in a large accelerator research facility by moving research supplies, equipment, and research devices within and between buildings.
Under general supervision, the individuals will disassemble, modify/repair, and reassemble electro-magnets, radiation shielding, and other research support components; will assist in the assembly, repair, replacement, and maintenance of complex laboratory equipment. The individuals will set up and rearrange lab equipment and experimental furnishings, and assist other technicians, research specialists, scientists, and faculty as needed.
Required qualifications include a High School diploma, with 6 months to 1 year of vocational or trade school training, and at least 6 months, but less than 1 year, of experience in basic material handling and mechanics. The ideal candidates will have basic skills for mechanical maintenance, installation, and repair techniques, and in the use of standard hand/power tools, and basic machine shop and carpentry equipment, and be able to lift at least 50 lbs. and be able to work in confined, awkward spaces, heights, and outdoors under all weather conditions.
Preferred qualifications include a valid driver’s NYS license with a clean record and advanced machine shop, fabrication and mechanical skills, experience in rigging techniques, and equipment operation, such as: fork trucks, tractors, large trucks, mobile cranes, or skid-steers.
Please apply online at https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CornellCareerPage
Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position.
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