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NSLS II has an opening for a Mechanical Utilities Technician. The Group is responsible for installation, operation, maintenance and repair of all water systems, cooling towers, heat exchangers, closed loop cooling/air and gas systems and prosses distribution piping to magnets, power supplies, RF cavities and various experimental equipment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Candidate will operate, repair, maintain, assemble and install all air/water systems and associated sub systems at NSLS II. * Candidate should be able to fabricate and modify unique equipment and assemblies that support water systems. * Candidate should be available for emergency call-in for all utilities system repairs, trips/faults or unplanned water system related events. * Candidate will be capable of working independently and May direct and coordinate the work efforts of other technical support personnel assigned to a specific project. * Successfully complete periodic training and pass testing on BNL environmental, health and safety rules. * Responsible for following rules and keeping refresher training up to date. * Candidate will be required to meticulously maintain to the highest standards of safety and adherence on all water systems applicable procedures and policies.
* Equivalence of a technical institute or associate's degree in a related scientific or engineering field, and six (6) years of relevant work experience. * Broad experience as a plumber and extensive knowledge of plumbing trade best practices. * Relevant work experience including maintenance and troubleshooting of mechanical process water related systems. * Ability to demonstrate expertise in the operation, maintenance and repair of pumps, process piping systems, cooling towers, heat exchangers and deionizers * Ability to demonstrate mastery of industrial process water treatment systems, high purity, pH and resin bed exchange systems and water sampling methods. * The ability to work accurately from drawings and schematics and interpret technical specifications. * Experience with the use of common electrical test equipment. * Must be able to solder and silver braze including plumbing and tubing work such as flaring and bending. * Familiarity with computers and computer-generated drawings. * Excellent written and oral communication skills. * Must be committed to working safely under strict guidelines. * Must be self-motivated.
* Wiring and cable termination knowledge a plus. * Experience with laser alignment and high tolerance rotating assemblies. * Knowledge of NYS cooling tower maintenance and cleaning requirements
Knowledge and application of practical principles in specific disciplines such as HVACR
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