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RF Systems Lead - Proton Power Upgrade

UT-Battelle / Oak Ridge National Laboratory


Location:
Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831
Date:
11/16/2017
2017-11-162017-12-16
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Shift:
1st Shift
Categories:
  • Research
  • Design/Development Engineering
  • Nuclear and Plasma Sciences
  • Power Engineering
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Job Details

Job Posting Reference #: NB50645185

INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICATION: All applicants must go to the ORNL Career site to create a personal profile and then apply to this specific opening. Just search for NB50645185 in the search box and follow the prompts and instructions to apply.

Link to ORNL Careers: https://www.ornl.gov/careers

About the Neutron Sciences Directorate at ORNL:

The Neutron Sciences Directorate (NScD) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) operates the High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR), the United States' highest flux reactor based neutron source, and the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS), the world's most intense pulsed accelerator based neutron source. Together these facilities operate 30 instruments for neutron scattering research, each year carrying out more than 1,000 experiments in the physical, chemical, materials, biological and medical sciences. HFIR also provides unique facilities for isotope production and neutron irradiation. To learn more about Neutron Sciences at ORNL go to: http://neutrons.ornl.gov .

Purpose:

The Radio-Frequency (RF) Systems Manager will serve as the Level 2 manager for the Proton Power Upgrade (PPU) Project within the Neutron Sciences Directorate. Additionally, this matrixed position will have operational responsibilities within the Electrical and RF Systems Group.

Major Duties/Responsibilities: * Serve as the Level 2 manager for RF Systems within the Proton Power Upgrade Project, reporting to the PPU Project Director. Project responsibilities to include:

- technical integration of the RF Systems scope of work

- management of Level 3 project managers

- development of cost and schedule estimates

- maintenance and follow-up of risk register and action items from reviews

- presentation of RF Systems scope in reviews (Advisory, Dept. of Energy, and Readiness)

* Serve as Project Engineer within the Electrical and RF Systems Group

* Ensure compliance with environmental, safety, health and quality program requirements

* Maintain a strong commitment to the implementation and perpetuation of values, ethics, and diversity

Basic Qualifications:

* M.S. degree in Engineering or Physics

* Expertise in the design, deployment and operation of particle accelerator technologies

* Experience executing Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science, projects

* Demonstrated success working in a team environment

* Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Preferred Qualifications: * Familiarity with DOE Order 413.3B, “Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets” *Expertise in one or more of the following areas: RF power systems, klystrons, low-level RF controls, high-voltage pulsed power, magnet power supplies, and A/C power conversion and distribution

Work Direction and Interfaces: * Reports to the PPU Project Director (matrix management) * Reports to the Electrical and RF Systems Group Leader (line management) * Interfaces with Electrical and RF Systems Group members, NScD staff, ORNL business services, professional peers from non-ORNL institutions, vendors and visitors * Represents the PPU Project and the Electrical and RF Systems Group within ORNL and at professional conferences, workshops, and collaboration meetings

Authority/Approval Levels:

Provides work direction to PPU Level 3 managers, technical staff and subcontractors within guidelines established by the PPU Project Director and the Electrical and RF Systems Group Leader

Measures of Effectiveness: * Success in the fulfillment of all major duties and responsibilities * Success as measured by the ORNL Employee Performance Management process * Safe execution of all responsibilities in accordance with ORNL ES&H requirements

Other Information:

Visit http://neutrons.ornl.gov/careers to apply direct to this and other Neutron Sciences jobs.

ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply. UT-Battelle is an E-Verify Employer.

Benefits

ORNL Benefits:

Oak Ridge National Laboratory offers an exceptional benefits package to include a generous relocation, matching 401K, Pension Plan, Paid Vacation and medical / dental plan. Onsite amenities include Credit Union, Medical Clinic and free fitness facilities.

Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

* M.S. degree in Engineering or Physics
* Expertise in the design, deployment and operation of particle accelerator technologies
* Experience executing Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science, projects
* Demonstrated success working in a team environment
* Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Preferred Qualifications:

* Familiarity with DOE Order 413.3B, “Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets” 
*Expertise in one or more of the following areas: RF power systems, klystrons, low-level RF controls, high-voltage pulsed power, magnet power supplies, and A/C power conversion and distribution