This position supports the CLASSE research mission by coordinating and documenting inspections and routine maintenance for the electrical distribution systems in all CLASSE sponsored research departments and is responsible for development and maintenance of the personal protective equipment program. You will impact the operation of multimillion-dollar equipment necessary for the successful completion of research programs that employ hundreds of research staff and students. This position hosts a plethora of challenging and unique opportunities in support of cutting-edge science and technology.
- time type: Full time
Research Electrical Maintenance Coordinator and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Inspector
Research Support Specialist II – Band F
Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based ScienceS and Education (CLASSE)
We have an immediate opening for a Research Electrical Maintenance Coordinator and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Inspector.
Who we are:
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.
What you will do:
The Research Electrical Maintenance Coordinator and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Inspector supports the Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based ScienceS and Education (CLASSE) research mission by coordinating and documenting inspections and routine maintenance for the electrical distribution systems in all CLASSE sponsored research departments operating within Wilson Lab, Newman Lab, and the Physical Sciences Building. This role is also responsible for development and maintenance of the personal protective equipment program. The Research Electrical Maintenance Coordinator and PPE Inspector will impact the operation of multimillion-dollar equipment necessary for the successful completion of research programs employing hundreds of research staff and students. Systems directly affected by this position include the LINAC, Synchrotron, Cornell Electron Storage Ring (CESR), Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS), Cornell Brookhaven E (ERL-Energy Recovery Linac) Test Accelerator (CBETA), and Center for Bright Beams (CBB). This position hosts a plethora of challenging and unique opportunities in support of cutting-edge science and technology.
This position is required to procure materials and contracts and witness or conduct testing where appropriate. Typical equipment includes: substations, transformers, MCC’s, Drives, UPS’s, Contactors, Arc Flash suites, Digital Multimeters, voltage rated gloves, ground sticks, fall arrest equipment, locks, and tags. This position will also execute system responsibilities by directing and overseeing projects with the support of 1 to 2 CLASSE Technicians, Cornell trades workers, and outside contractors. Routinely works on and around potentially energized high-current magnets, pressurized water systems, compressed gases, pumps, compressors, cryogenic, vacuum systems and radiation producing devices.
What you will need:
- Bachelor’s degree and 3 to 5 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination.
- Experience in and/or demonstrated commitment to supporting diversity, equity, access, inclusion, and wellbeing
- Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members. Experience in operation, and repair of low voltage electrical distribution equipment
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
- Ability to communicate clearly, professionally, and effectively (written and verbal)
- Excellent people skills
- Team mentality; willing to help others
- Ability to work under general supervision; organized and self-motivated
- A work or personal history demonstrating strong initiative, reliability, troubleshooting skills, and good judgement
- After hours response required for emergencies. Weekends, evenings maybe required (schedule will be determined with advance notice)
What other experience is preferred (but not required):
Experience in the following fields:
Personal Protective Equipment
Documentation and Databases
Implementation of Electrical Safety Programs
Experience working with and around electrical distribution systems
What We Offer:
- Cornell receives national recognition as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives.
- Our benefits programs include a competitive salary, comprehensive health care options, generous retirement contributions, access to wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, and generous paid leave provisions: 3 weeks of vacation, 13 University paid holidays (including end-of-year winter break through New Year’s Day).
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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
University Job Title: Research Support Spec II
Job Family: Academic Support
Pay Rate Type: Salary
Pay Range: $64,265.00 – $71,535.00
Contact Name: Kristiely Sena da Silva Cunha
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- Prior relevant work or industry experience
- Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position
- Unique applicable skills
- Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
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