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Machinist - Equipment Tech V

Machinist - Equipment Tech V

CLASSE operates world-class facilities and carries out research driven by Cornell faculty in the fields of accelerator design and X-ray research, beam physics, photon science, particle and astrophysics in order to expand scientific knowledge, educate students and inspire the public.

The Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based ScienceS and Education (CLASSE) has immediate openings for two highly skilled machinists, for one-year term appointments. As a member of one of the two professional machine shops at CLASSE, fabricate precision components and repair parts for sophisticated research equipment and systems. The successful candidates will perform machining and assembly of highly sophisticated experimental apparatus, working at close tolerances and using a variety of precision machine equipment/tools such as milling machines, lathes, and drill presses. The individuals must be able to work from blueprints/shop drawings, be able to select materials and proper tooling, follow jobs through from start to finish, and communicate clearly with other technical staff, engineers, and researchers. Assist researchers with designing complex, unique components/systems and assessing material options. Design and construct machine tool setups, assembly systems and tooling for special projects. Instruct others in new techniques and in equipment use. CNC experience highly desirable.

These are one-year, full-time, benefits-eligible term positions.

Bachelor's degree or 4-5 years of education with training in formal apprenticeships in machine trades/tool and die makers or in other postsecondary programs offered at community colleges or technical schools. More than 4 years related experience. Ability to move 50 pounds. Must have a demonstrated record of being dependable/reliable, having consistent attention to details, and following critical procedures and instructions with a sharp eye toward safety and accuracy. Capable of adapting to the changing needs of a research environment. Able to receive directions and to communicate effectively in the shop and across all research groups in the department. Work effectively and cooperatively within a team environment.
One to two years of experience in an academic/research shop facility preferred.
Visa sponsorship is not provided for these positions. Please apply online at (posting #WDR-00014113).

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. With our main campus located in Ithaca, NY Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses in Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell Tech campus located on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

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