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Lead ITER Diagnostic Engineer

Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08540


As part of the US contribution to ITER (the next generation, international, tokamak experiment in France), PPPL provides a number of diagnostics and their integration with components provided by other contributors and within the overall Facility.

The Integration Engineer will support the design and interface updates of diagnostic sub-systems integrated with the tokamak vacuum vessel, cryostat, and diagnostic sub-systems of other ITER parties; and will develop, organize and oversee subcontracts with U.S. design partners.


  • Develop designs compliant with all technical requirements
  • Produce documentation that establishes the design basis and supports the design review process
  • Produce documentation that supports procurement activities
  • Support the timely resolution of issues that may impede progress with their tasks
  • Produce accurate, reliable input to the cost and scheduling planning process
  • Adhere to planned cost and schedule during the execution phase


Education and Experience:

\u2022 BS in Mechanical Engineering, or similar degree, and at least 10 year of relevant experience thereafter, or MS in Mechanical\u2022 Engineering, or similar degree, and at least 8 year of relevant experience thereafter.\u2022 Experience in mechanical systems design, integration and installation for complex equipment.\u2022 Experience in some phases of product development, e.g. involvement in design and analysis, development of technical specifications and procedures, oversight of suppliers and active role in acceptance tests.\u2022 Effective written and oral communication skills.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

\u2022 Ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team of physicists and engineers \u2022 Experience delivering engineering products to operate in highly-loaded environments\u2022 Fluent in systems engineering and configuration management\u2022 Experience designing component with complex interfaces\u2022 Familiarity applying codes like ASME, ASTM

Working Conditions:

\u2022 Mostly office based\u2022 Up to 20% travel might be required


Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW


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.

Salary Grade

ENG, 06

Standard Weekly Hours


Eligible for Overtime


Benefits Eligible


Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


Estimated Appointment End Date


Physical Capacity Exam Required


Valid Driver's License Required



Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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