Helium Recovery Technician
Job posting number: #7100274 (Ref:413390)
Posted: May 18, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Argonne National Laboratory is seeking a candidate for the position of helium recovery technician. This position is responsible for conducting the operation, maintenance and upgrading of the site wide helium recovery systems. The individual will be responsible for independently diagnosing and troubleshooting routine problems affecting helium recovery system performance and assist in analyzing and finding resolutions to more complex problems. This position is responsible for the logistics of coordinating the distribution of recovered, purified and liquid helium vessels across the Argonne National Laboratory campus.
In this position, you will:
Support daily operations of the Argonne National Laboratory helium recovery system which requires close monitoring and hands-on involvement in the operation multiple systems
Perform hands-on periodic inspection and maintenance of (High/Low) pressure, cryogenic, vacuum, and supporting utilities
Install or replace new equipment to optimize system performance and reliability
Measure, record, and document operating performance data
Coordinate logistics for onsite transportation of gases and refrigerants
Be available to respond to emergency situations 24 hours a day when scheduled
+2 years of LHe and LN2 hands-on experience
Associates degree in Engineering
+2 years of vacuum experience
+2 years of hands-on fluid mechanics or industrial HVAC experience
Experience working with minimal supervision on complex projects
Successful track record of implementing, recording and documenting system performance
Ability to communicate with scientific and technical staff
+2 years of work experience demonstrating high mechanical aptitude
ST 2: AA Degree and 5+ years of related experience
Job FamilySupport Technical (ST)
Job ProfileMechanical Support 2
Time TypeFull time
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