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University of Rochester Electronic Design Engineer - 235303 in Rochester, New York

Electronic Design Engineer Job ID 235303

Location Laser Lab & COI Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 055 LLE-Laboratory for Laser Energ


8:30 AM-5:30 PM


Position Summary :

The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) of the University of Rochester is a unique national resource for research and education in science and technology focusing on using lasers to initiate fusion and high energy density physics.

The LLE Electronics and Controls Engineering group is seeking an experienced controls engineer to take an active role supervising and building custom control systems, and be capable of interacting with a team of scientists, instrument specialists, mechanical, optical, and software engineers to develop and support custom control system solutions for cutting edge research. Additionally, the candidate will write requirements, present project reviews, and take a hands-on role in the deployment and support of these systems. The successful candidate should have a BSEE/BSEET and 5 years of experience or equivalent training and experience.

Requirements include the ability to demonstrate a theoretical and hands-on knowledge of the following:

  • Design, assembly, documentation, testing and troubleshooting custom control systems

  • PLC programming utilizing ladder logic programming

  • Fail-safe methods employed in system design

  • CAD schematic capture

  • High level troubleshooting skills

  • Strong documentation skills

  • Data acquisition and electrical measurement techniques

  • Ability to work to a budget and schedule

  • Provide regular progress reports to upper management

    Desired skills or experience includes:

  • Experience in a project management role

  • Project budgeting and time management

  • Experience with cryogenic and/or vacuum systems

  • EPICS controls or other computer programming experience

  • Experience with Allen-Bradley or Beckhoff PLCs

  • Familiarity with EMI/EMC techniques

  • Mechanical aptitude

  • Attention to detail

  • Curiosity and a desire to learn new concepts, skills, and techniques

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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