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University of Rochester Experimental Technician - 234277 in Rochester, New York

Experimental Technician Job ID 234277

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

Full Time 40 hours Grade 052 LLE-Laboratory for Laser Energ


8:30 AM-5:30 PM



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. LLE is currently seeking a technical associate in the Experimental Operations group. Candidates are sought to install, maintain, operate and troubleshoot a variety of equipment in a cleanroom environment.


  • Support the operation of equipment and instrumentation for laser physics experiments

  • Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical issues

  • Perform preventative maintenance

  • Support engineers in design and installation of new equipment

  • Operate and maintain complex vacuum systems

  • Some second shift work is required

  • Perform radiological management activities


  • Associates Degree in technology or engineering preferred (or work experience in a technical field)

  • U.S. citizenship required


  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to work in a cleanroom environment

  • Ability to lift to 50 lbs.

  • High degree of manual dexterity

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Strong interpersonal skills working in a team-based environment

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and ability to learn additional software as needed

  • Ability to qualify as a NYS Radiological Worker (certification provided at LLE)


  • Experience with electrical, controls, and vacuum systems

  • Experience with optical systems

  • Proficiency reading and interpreting mechanical and electrical schematics

  • Technical writing experience

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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