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[Electronics Technician] Electronics Technician Fermilab Batavia, IL

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The APS-TD Test & Instrumentation Department at Fermilab is seeking temporary technical support staff to assist with tasks related to testing and measurement of conventional and superconducting magnets, for an estimated period of one (1) year. We are seeking an individual to assist with the following projects and operational efforts: • Mu2e Magnet Instrumentation • Mu2e Transfer Line Instrumentation • High Field Magnet Instrumentation • LHC High Luminosity Upgrade Instrumentation • Magnet Measurement System Instrumentation • Equipment Maintenance and Calibration Tasks.

•Follows written and verbal direction, assembles and tests large numbers of custom electronic modules, wiring circuit boards, mounting front panels, building housings, backplanes and chassis, and documents this work. (Multiple DQDs, AQDs, HFUs, QLM/PSIMs, Current Distribution, PS Regulation, Signal Conditioners, Digital Integrators, other)
•Follows oral instruction and written procedures, prepares and tests shielded wire bundles to be used in instrumentation assemblies, and documents this work.
•Follows drawings and electrical schematics, oral instructions and written procedures, deploys custom and commercial electronic instrumentation and cable assemblies to instrumentation racks; make up and test interconnections, and document this work.
•Follows drawings and written procedures, assembles, installs, and tests a variety of magnet sensors with properly shielded and terminated wiring, and documents this work.
•Utilizes diagnostic equipment to perform electrical checkout of test and instrumentation systems, probes, and sensors used for magnet protection, monitoring, and measurements; reviews and analyzes checkout data, makes modifications or repairs as needed, and documents this work.
•With engineering oversight, develops new or modifies existing electrical schematics, drawings, and procedures on an as-needed basis.
•Performs calibrations of instruments and equipment used in magnet tests and measurement systems and document this work.

•High School degree (or technical certificate or equivalent)
•4 years general experience
•Possesses and applies fundamental knowledge of electrical and electronics concepts, policies, and procedures.
•Must have the ability to read and interpret circuit schematics, manufacturers’ manuals (or similar documents), and work with written or verbal instructions and sketches
•Experience using modern electronic instrumentation and diagnostic equipment is required
•At least two years of practical experience working with analog and digital electronics, circuit board wiring and testing is strongly desired.
•Ability to install, solder, and inspect small components and fine wires (sensors, connectors, voltage taps, etc.) is strongly desired
•Experience drawing with AutoCAD is a plus
•Familiarity with the safe use of hand-held power tools and hand tools
•Familiarity with Windows PC environment and experience using MS Word and Excel applications is desired
•Good oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
•Ability to work occasional overtime
•United States citizenship is required to work on a federal contract and will be electronically verified via E-Verify
•Proof of complete COVID-19 vaccination or approved exemption authorization will be required by contract

This position operates in an on-site facility laboratory and may require standing for extended periods of time. The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to areas that require the use of personal protective equipment such as protective suit, safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty pounds without assistance.

This position generally does not travel, expected travel less than 5%.

Native American & Veteran Hiring Preferences will be applied in accordance with WFS policy

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