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The Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based ScienceS and Education (CLASSE)
The Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based ScienceS and Education (CLASSE) studies particle beams and accelerators, photon science, particle physics and the early universe, and serves students, the public and scientists from Cornell and around the world. The research missions of this laboratory are, in many respects, unique in the world. CLASSE has an opening for a Manager of Mechanical Systems.
What will you do?
In this role you will serve as the primary contact for complex research-related relocation, disassembly, modifying/repairing, maintaining, and/or reassembly of equipment needs and experimental material handling. In addition, you will:
• Coordinate daily operations and technical support in the assembly, repair, replacement, installation, and maintenance of research equipment.
• Supervise a team of mechanical technicians and equipment technicians.
• Schedule, assign, and review work for research projects.
• Consult with faculty and researchers to determine and recommend project and/or experimental technical relocation, disassembly and/or reassembly of equipment and/or mechanical systems needs and feasibility.
• Advise researchers on specific material handling problems, procedures, and techniques.
• Establish priorities, and plan, organize, schedule, and execute experimental technical relocation, disassembly and/or reassembly of equipment projects in support of research mission.
• Demonstrate and train faculty, staff, and students in the proper operation of complex heavy equipment, overhead cranes, hoists, and relocation equipment and techniques in support of research mission. • Interface with Facilities and Campus Services (FCS) as well as outside vendors.
• Monitor delivery of complex, interconnected research utilities systems; repair, maintain, and design and propose upgrades as needed.
• Responsible for safely moving/transporting large experimental components and other research-related equipment, supplies, and materials.
• On call for operational emergencies during nights, weekends, and holidays.
What education and skills will you need?
Master’s degree in engineering or technical field; 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination.
Additionally you will have/be:
• Supervisory experience.
• Excellent communication, relationship-building, and organizational skills.
• Experience in the operation and repair of complex mechanical systems.
• Capable of adapting to the changing needs of a research environment.
• Able to receive directions and to communicate effectively across all research groups in the department.
• Work effectively and cooperatively within a team environment.
Preferred, but not required: Professional Engineer. Advanced rigging and material handling skills in a research environment.
Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position. Please apply online at:
https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CornellCareerPage (posting #WDR-00017133).