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VACUUM TECHNICIAN, SENIOR
Job Title: VACUUM TECHNICIAN, SENIOR
Job Code: 0238
Job Level: 10
Revised Date: 10/12/1990
Job Family: JF 05
Perform specialized technical tasks in the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of complex ultrahigh vacuum components and systems.
Perform specialized technical tasks in the design, construction, operation and maintenance of complex ultrahigh vacuum components and systems and experimental instruments and apparatus to include the design and modification of components and the development of plans including high voltage, clean room operation and maintenance, and other vacuum support technologies.
Design and construct a wide variety of complex ultrahigh vacuum components and special experimental instruments from blueprints and diagrams to include machining and fabricating of parts and assembling finished products, utilizing vacuum processing, installation and residual gas techniques.
Perform complex and extensive repairs on malfunctioning instruments by replacement of parts, soldering of connections and making adjustments by calibrations; establish and follow predetermined schedule of preventive maintenance.
Provide technical assistance, instruction and consultation to faculty and student researchers and to staff members for the resolution of special problems.
Monitor the use of equipment as appropriate; prepare orders for new and replacement parts and supplies; maintain related records.
Make work assignments; review the work of lower level employees; assist in training of new personnel.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires a knowledge of vacuum components and systems and vacuum support technologies normally acquired through a two-year Associate degree program in mechanical engineering or a related field.
Work requires three years as a vacuum technician or equivalent to acquire competency in applying vacuum technology principles.
Credit for directly related experience is given on a two-for-one basis (i.e., four years of related experience are required in lieu of an Associate degree).
OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
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