Full Job Description
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s (LBNL) Engineering Division has an opening for a Technical Drawing Checker to join the team.
In this exciting role, you will join the Engineering Division to work within the Advanced Light Sources Upgrade (ALS-U) Project team to support the development of the design, fabrication, and procurement. You will interface with 3D CAD design work, provide the supporting analysis (including tolerance stack-up), reviewing and providing corrections to models and drawings, and assist with specification documents. You will also work together with mechanical designers to provide the proper dimensioning schemes for drawings and related fabrication documents. You will be providing multifunctional technical support, applying engineering concepts, and providing a service of reviewing technical documentation for correctness, with regard to dimensioning and tolerancing per ASME Y14.5, manufacturability, ease of assembly, and meeting LBNL policies and procedures. You will be one of the Subject Matter Experts for all of Engineering to consult for manufacturability, dimensioning, mechanical and electrical technical drawing practices.
The Advanced Light Sources (ALS) has been a global leader in soft x-ray science for more than two decades, and the upgrade project (ALS-U) currently underway will endow the facility with state-of-the-art x-ray capabilities and ensure future leadership. You will join the Engineering Division and the project team that delivers new and upgraded experimental facilities for the ALS.
What You Will Do:
Review Electrical and Mechanical Technical Drawings for compliance with ASME Y14.5 and Drawing Requirements Manual.
Provide corrections to Electrical and Mechanical Technical Drawings.
Provide support for communication of manufacturability within the technical drawings.
Provide Subject Matter Expert consultation, for technical drawings and manufacturability, to projects and programs at LBNL.
Generate new and maintain existing policies, guidelines, best practices, instructional media covering the technical drawing domain for engineering.
Manage the ASME Y14.5 certification program for the engineering department.
Manage Commercial off-the-shelf Libraries of CAD objects within the various Product Lifecycle Management systems present at LBNL.
Additional Responsibilities as needed:
Provide as-needed training for ASME Y14.5 to staff.
May direct the activities of other individuals.
What is Required:
Knowledge equivalent to a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Technology or Engineering or a functional specialty and a minimum of 4 years related professional technical experience.
Technical expertise and knowledge of mechanical design associated with mechanical and electrical systems.
Significant technical expertise and knowledge of engineering principles and practices.
Demonstrated ability to lead, train and motivate technical staff.
Knowledge of industry practice for manufacturing.
Sufficient knowledge of fabrication and assembly practices so as to efficiently coordinate fabrication and assembly.
Demonstrated ability to interact with other designers, engineers, and scientists in defining goals and contributing to their realization.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of ASME Y14.5.
Technical expertise and knowledge regarding standards for Commercial off-the-shelf item Libraries for CAD systems.
Demonstrated knowledge of Product Lifecycle Management systems such as: Windchill, Team Center
General knowledge in a related scientific or related technical field.
Background in mechanical fabrication.
This is a full time, 3 years, career-track term appointment that may be renewed to a maximum of five years and that may be converted to career based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds, and ongoing operational needs.
This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
Berkeley Lab is committed to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) and strives to hire individuals from different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives who share these same values and commitments.
Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.
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