Michigan State University Engineering/Physicist Accelerator I/II/III in East Lansing, Michigan

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Engineering/Physicist Accelerator I/II/III

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Back to search resultsApply nowJob no:513086

Work type:Support Staff

Pay Grade:14

Major Administrative Unit / College:Facility For Rare Isotope Beams

Department:Facility For Rare Isotope Beams 10049299

Salary:Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location:East Lansing

Categories:Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, Engineers/Architects, Union

Working/Functional Title

Controls Engineer I/II/III

Position Summary

  • Lead the design, documentation, programming, and installation of EPICS/PLC based control systems

  • Interface with operations and commissioning teams to provide prompt support

  • Collaborate with EPICS/PLC community to keep FRIB control system up to date

  • Manage the preventive maintenance, repair and parts management for assigned equipment, keeping records of maintenance tasks and results

  • Determine ways to optimize logic or systems without making overly complex

  • Foresee any potential problem areas and notify line manager

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Physics; one to eight years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in physics, electronics, mechanical and/or electrical drafting, fabrication techniques, heat transfer, cryogenics and computer systems; and may require experience in the use of CAD and/or related engineering systems, including file transfer; experience in the use of exotic metals, including knowledge of their properties, in the fabrication and assembly of sophisticated research equipment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in controls design, including safety, PLC installations, maintenance, and troubleshooting; experience with Allen Bradley ControlLogix PLC’s, GuardLogix, Compact GuardLogix, board level troubleshooting, and AutoCad; experience with the EPICS controls system; excellent communication and documentation skills; experience in large-scale controls systems development and techniques; good understanding of distributed control system software and hardware

Required Application Materials

Cover letter and resume

Work Hours


Bidding Eligibility ends on 06/19/2018 at 11:55 PM

Advertised:Jun 13, 2018Eastern Daylight Time