Rsch And Dev Engr 2 - Facility Systems Engineer

University Of California Santa Barbara , CA 93101

Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Information

Payroll Title: R&D Engineer 2 (Facility Systems Engineer)

Job Code: 7119

Job Open Date: 2/17/2021

Primary Consideration Date for Open Until Filled: 3/3/2021

Department Code-Name: ELEG-Electrical & Computer Engineering

Percentage of Time: 100%

Collective Bargaining Unit (CBU): 99 - Non-represented (PPSM)

Grade Type/Grade: PSS/22

FLSA Exemption Status: Exempt

Work Location: Engineering Science Building

Pay Rate/Range: $60,000 - $75,000/yr

Days/Hours: M-F 8-5 (typically)

Department Marketing Statement

The UCSB Nanofabrication Facility within the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department is a world class cleanroom consisting of class 100 and class 1000 cleanroom space. The 12000+ sq ft facility supports a wide spectrum of disciplines with optics, electronics, materials, MEMES, and physics making up the majority of the users. The 400+ user cleanroom serves UCSB faculty, grad students, and researchers as well as a vast number of external companies, universities, and government institutions across the nation.

Brief Summary of Job Duties

Under the general supervision of the R&D Facility Manager, ensures the continuing development and improvement of facility, equipment, and process resources of the 400-user nanofabrication research cleanroom for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Performs joint supervision of the day-to-day laboratory operation of the cleanroom.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree in related area and /or equivalent experience / training. Working knowledge of engineering principles and methods in order to independently perform professional engineering design work of limited scope and complexity within the cleanroom facilities.

Organizational abilities and decision-making to prioritize and follow through on work projects. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work in a collaborative manner with cleanroom users, technical staff, other R&D engineers, and vendors to assist in identifying and challenges or barriers.

Special Conditions of Employment

  • Satisfactory criminal history background check.
  • UCSB is a Tobacco-Free environment.

Special Instructions:

For full consideration, please include a resume and a cover letter as part of your application.

Job Functions/Percentage of Time/Duties

Nanofab Systems Professional

  • 70% (Daily)

Under general supervision, is responsible for the maintenance of facility equipment and their subsystems including high and low vacuum system repairs, mechanical system repairs, electrical systems repairs, wet processing and pumping systems gas delivery and control systems, compressor systems, and HVAC systems. Utilizes a broad spectrum of engineering disciplines to support these facility capabilities to users of the Nanofabrication Facility which consists of numerous engineers, technicians, postdocs, visiting scholars, graduate students, and other UCSB staff.

Provides user training on various assigned user-operated systems. Under general supervision designs and implements facility equipment modifications to enhance equipment capabilities in new and unique ways. In conjunction with senior level R&D engineers, provides technical advice and guidance to users and develops appropriate safety measures and lab policy. Interfaces with equipment vendors, technical staff, and other R&D engineers to develop engineering solutions to equipment and process problems or requirements, and implements those solutions.

Laboratory Supervision

  • 25% (Daily)

Jointly supervises the day-to-day laboratory operations of a 400-user Nanofabrication research cleanroom for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UCSB consisting of numerous engineers, technicians, postdocs, visiting scholars, graduate students, and other UCSB staff. Is jointly responsible for user lab safety and necessary trainings during the operation of their assigned equipment and the associated processes.

After Hours Support

  • 5% (Daily)

Provides after hours support, which includes answering phone calls / text questions at reasonable times to help users during off hours with lab issues. Rotates on a shared schedule with the other staff engineers to be on-call by carrying the Nanofab supplied cell phone for after hour emergencies. Interfaces and coordinates with Facilities Management, University staff, and equipment vendors at all times during critical cleanroom facility related events.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reasonable Accommodations

The University of California endeavors to make accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Katherine Abad in Human Resources at 805-893-4664 or email This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

Privacy Notification Statement

The State of California Information Practices Act of 1977 (effective July 1978) requires the University to provide the following information to individuals who are asked to supply information about themselves: Application: The principal purpose for requesting information on the Application is for applicant-tracking purposes and to collect applicant contact information.

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Rsch And Dev Engr 2 - Facility Systems Engineer

University Of California