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Engineering Support Specialist 2

The Radiation Science and Engineering Center (RSEC) within the College of Engineering currently has an opening for an Electric/Electronics Technician. This position reports to the senior facility engineer and is principally responsible for assembly, calibration, troubleshooting and repair of electronics and computer equipment used to measure, monitor or perform desired functions to support reactor operations, research, and/or instruction. This position also performs essential computer and Information Technology (IT) support functions (new hardware purchase and setup, OS and software updates, network maintenance, and etc.) for computer systems at the RSEC. Along with these duties the candidate will order, organize and store spare parts as necessary to maintain reactor and other laboratory equipment. The position will comply and perform work within established University, regulatory requirements, and facility procedures. The successful candidate will be trained and expected to obtain and maintain an NRC Reactor Operator License. Candidate with experience in both Windows and Macintosh operating system and IT network support would be highly desired. Typically requires a Associate’s degree or higher in a technical program or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Federal background check is required and candidates must meet the minimum physical performance requirements of 10CFRSS and ANSI/ANS_15.4 {2007). Selected applicant must pass additional federal background investigation and Environmental Health and Safety Radiation Worker qualification orientation. The position is normally assigned to day shift but occasional weekend and evening work may be required. The position has rotating call-out duties and for emergency response should be able to report in less than one hour. The facility is a regulated drug-free workplace and applicants must pass drug screening and are subject to random and for-cause testing. Vehicles and personal property may randomly be subject to search upon entering and exiting the facility.

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