Job ID: 2024-18453 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Facilities Management and Physical Plant
A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy â” a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Performs inspections (mechanical) and surveillances of receiving, in-process, final and field inspections to assure conformance and identified non-compliances with drawings, specifications, standards.
Perform and witness acceptance testing and inspections of systems, structures, and components equipment at remote supplier facilities and at PPPL on-site locations.
Individual will follow all applicable PPPL safety regulations and PPPL procedures.
Perform in-process & final inspections of precision machined parts and assemblies as per shop work requests, installation procedures, quality inspection plans, drawings, standards, and technical procedures.
Perform receiving inspections of precision machined parts or items supplied by subcontractors or vendors as per applicable purchase orders, procurement quality assurance clauses, technical specifications, drawings and standards.
Perform audits, surveillances and walkthrough oversight of work activities, and safety conditions.
Perform inspection of fire barrier penetrations and seals and inspections of facilities construction project activities.
Identifies general problem areas that may span many work activities and could potentially impact Lab quality or ES&H, provides management with potential solutions to correct the problems.
Perform vendor on-site source inspection of precision machined or items fabricated as per applicable purchase orders, procurement quality assurance clauses, technical specifications, drawings and standards. Including conducting first articles inspections and vendor on-site site surveillance.
Education and Experience:
High school graduate or equivalent is required. Associates or higher degree in engineering or technical field is desirable.
Eight (8) years of related experience in equivalent inspection activities associated with power plants, heavy industrial facilities, or similar facilities is required.
Qualified to perform high precision measurements and receipt inspections utilizing hand held and automated high precision measuring and test equipment.
Experience reading technical specifications, procedures, and drawings is required.
Computer literacy and use experience and ability to write clear, concise reports - required.
Willingness to travel to vendors/suppliers if requested by PPPLâ™s projects â“ required.
Willingness to work 2nd shift and Overtime work if requested by PPPLâ™s projects â“ may be required.
In addition to the requirements and certifications stated above, general familiarity with ASME, AWS, IEEE, NFPA and other construction codes is desirable.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Skill, ability, and experience in using modern measuring equipment (preferably including CMM, Digital Optical Comparator) to perform detailed inspections of machined parts and assembled components is highly desirable.
May need to work in environments with normal industrial hazards such as confined spaces, elevations, and where electrically/ mechanically energized equipment may be present.
2nd Shift work, Weekend work, on-site supplier oversight and overtime work may be required.
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Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from participation in certain foreign government talent recruitment programs. All PPPL employees are required to disclose any participation in a foreign government talent recruitment program and may be required to withdraw from such programs to remain employed under the DOE Contract.
Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering.As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,200 undergraduate students and 2,600 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.