Position Type: Professional / Unclassified
The J. Bennett Johnston, Sr., Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices (CAMD) at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, invites applications for the position of a Research Specialist 1 or 2.
The Research Specialist 1 or 2 assists the Facility Manager in executing building maintenance policies for buildings, grounds, clean rooms (as designated), air/gas/water systems, HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), electric feeders, alarm systems, control systems, radiation interlock system (RIS) management, and mechanical installations; handles mechanical maintenance, including electrical systems to 480 VAC, air handlers, inverted air compressors and water systems; trains and supervises student workers; maintains maintenance database; handles AutoCAD work as necessary for facility management particularly in the area of radiation and vacuum interlock systems; assists in matters related to cryogenic fluids and systems; assists radiation safety officer (RSO) in the Linac, Ring and Beamline interlock tests every quarter; performs weekly injection and stored beam radiation surveys; maintains radiation survey instruments and gets them calibrated at the campus Radiation Safety Office (RSO); issues radiation badges in absence of the Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices (CAMD) RSO; serves as second backup to RSO.
RS1: Four years of professional level experience OR Bachelor's degree; an additional two years of administrative officer/professional level experience in electro-mechanical devices including power distribution systems.
RS2: Four years administrative officer/professional level experience in electro-mechanical devices including power distribution systems will substitute for the requirements listed above for the RS1. Six years of experience for the RS2.
Six months of experience in the following areas: welding, PVC piping and conduit installation, interpreting electrical drawings, climate control systems and computer controls.
Ability and willingness to be on-call in case of problems with the facility; must be able to lift 50 lbs.; ability to climb ladders and operate riding lawn mower along with other tools.
Due to the nature of the position and/or position responsibilities, this position shall be subject to drug/alcohol testing in accordance with University Policy Statement 67.
Special Instructions for Applicants: Please provide three professional references including name, title, phone number and email address.
Posting Date: March 15, 2017
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Additional Position Information: Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
Benefits: LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!
EEO Statement: LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.
HCM Contact Information: Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed to HR@lsu.edu