Mechanical Engineering Specialist - Term

Argonne National Laboratory Lemont , IL 60439

Posted 3 months ago

Develops and executes mechanical designs for accelerator systems, synchrotron radiation beamlines, insertion devices, front-ends, and experimental apparatus for the Advanced Photon Source. Defines conceptual principles as well as performs detailed design. Performs engineering analysis. Provides design assistance to other engineers and to scientists. Coordinates procurement and manufacturing processes and conducts performance testing. Develops and implements programs for synchrotron instrumentation. This type of work is usually carried out in collaboration with other members of the group, division, other APS divisions, and the facility users.

Safety, Security, and Environmental Protection: All activities, as they apply to work performed by self or by personnel under supervision, will be executed in compliance with ES&H and security responsibilities established by Argonne National Laboratory's ES&H policies, Safeguards and Security policies, work rules, and safe practices.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.

  • Relevant experience in the design, fabrication, assembly, and commissioning of mechanical systems.

  • Knowledge of mechanical fabrication processes including surface preparation, ultra-high vacuum, brazing and welding.

  • Knowledge of the use and application of mechanical engineering design tools including 2D and 3D CAD (preferably AutoCAD and Creo), FEA (ANSYS or COMSOL), and simulation (MATLAB or Mathematica).

  • Knowledge and experience in the application of thermal design, fluid flow, stress analysis and machine design.

  • Knowledge of fabrication methods, QC/QA requirements, procedures, and techniques.

  • Skill in working with physicists/engineers/designers/technicians in project groups in order to meet project schedules and performance milestones.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Programs, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne's Legal Department.


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