Instrument Model Maker
The Laboratory for Laser Energetics is looking for a Model Maker with a background in precision machining. The successful candidate will be challenged by a wide range of technologies employed on the fusion class OMEGA and OMEGA EP laser systems. These laser systems often demand components that are high-precision, high-stability, and function in a class 100 cleanroom at either air or vacuum. The candidate must be able to function in a team environment as well as work independently. The ability to handle multiple projects is also required. Fabrication skills include setup and operation of CNC mills, CNC lathes, VMCs with multiple axes (3 and 4), and tool changing capabilities, proper tool selection and excellent troubleshooting. Knowledge of MasterCam version X2 or later is required for three dimensional CNC tool path generation. Blueprint reading and familiarity with GD&T (per ASME Y14.5M-2009) is a must. A minimum of 10 years of experience is required. Desired Experience: Completed a NY state approved apprentice program, tool or instrument model maker. Knowledge of MasterCam version X5 is desired. Welding experience is a plus.
Posted on 11 April 2014


OMEGA Facility

Technical Associate-II
Experienced technician is sought to operate and maintain state-of-the-art laser systems and their associated laser diagnostics. Responsibilities include direct support of shot operations, project integration, preventive maintenance operation, maintenance of experimental instrumentation and system reconfiguration in a dynamic team environment. Applicants must possess a technical background, with experience to troubleshoot optical, electrical, and mechanical systems. Excellent computer and documentation skills are desirable. An Associates degree in Optics or related field is required.
Posted on 22 January 2014