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TECHNICIAN A ELECTRO-MECHANICAL (E-M) , Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC) , to join the SPARC project team at the PSFC. Responsibilities will include obtaining and maintaining licenses for fork trucks, cranes, and other work-related equipment; welding, brazing, and soldering a variety of metals; working from mechanical drawings to weld sometimes complex assemblies; performing a variety of related duties in support of magnet programs; assisting with shipping functions, e.g., building crates and loading and unloading materials; helping to maintain the welding shop and managing the tool crib; and learning from senior technicians, engineers, and scientists to successfully complete all assigned tasks.
PSFC is an internationally recognized facility at the forefront of plasma physics and fusion energy research. It is located on the main MIT campus and comprises a team of almost 200 top-tier students, scientists, engineers and technicians. The PSFC recently announced a new, accelerated pathway to fusion energy that is based on the development and demonstration of the world's highest performing superconducting fusion magnets and the design of the first net-energy fusion device--the SPARC tokamak. The PSFC is undertaking searches for exceptional individuals who want to work in the fast-paced, team-oriented environment of the SPARC project to achieve net fusion energy.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : a high school diploma or GED and graduation from a two-year technical school (technical military training accepted). Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of tools and equipment; work effectively in a team-oriented environment; lift weights of up to 50lbs. unassisted; remain stationary for extended periods (eight hours minimum); position oneself and maneuver in tight spaces; and follow all safety guidelines and procedures. Job #18282
The schedule for the positiong is Monday through Friday, 6:00 A.M. to 2:30 P.M.
Must be able to work all shift hours, overtime, and weekends as needed.
Internal Number: 18282
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