San Diego, CA
5 - 7 years
Posted 180 days ago
General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
We have an opening for a Mechanical or Electrical Engineer within our Specialty Engineering Group as part of the Inertial Fusion Technology (IFT) division. This position, under general supervision, will develop the next generation target production, assembly and metrology systems as well as support and maintain existing highly customized production equipment.
IFT’s product line of high precision machined and metrologized components generally serves the high energy density community which runs experiments at various facilities at different National Laboratories. In your work, you will interact with a team of scientists, engineers, and technicians, and are responsible for upgrading and maintaining operational status of the various target fabrication systems within our facilities. You will provide technical solutions like mechanical design, robotic automation, machine vision, and machine learning algorithms to the production teams for operation.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with a team of engineers, scientists, and technicians on commissioning and maintaining operational status of target production systems, including automated systems, vacuum and high pressure systems, and related control systems. Special emphasis on cross-disciplinary problem resolution.
Work on complex problems to resolve technical issues impacting the daily operation of the target production systems.
Identify upgrades to improve system efficiency and reliability, develop detailed designs and build, or modify specialized process equipment.
Define and prepare/review operating and maintenance procedures, and maintain laboratory safety standards.
Present work through formal and informal reports and presentations.
Conduct research into new innovative designs for target fabrication systems.
Design/conduct experiments to characterize performance of new equipment.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Job ID#: 21536BR