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Metrology Technician, CMM Programmer/Operator at Berkley Labs in Berkeley, California

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory s (LBNL) Engineering Division has an immediate opening for a Metrology Technician, CMM Programmer/Operator to join the Metrology Group.

The Metrology Group provides metrology support to a wide variety of functional areas and projects within LBNL. This includes the Engineering Division s machine shop, Advanced Light Source (ALS), ALS-Upgrade (ALS-U), Berkeley Lab Laser Accelerator (BELLA) to name a few ongoing endeavors with measurement capabilities that include CMMs, portable CMMs, laser trackers, laser scanners, digital levels, ground penetrating radar, and general handheld metrology tools.

Under limited supervision, you will provide multifunctional technical support, applying engineering, scientific, or other technical concepts and practices across Laboratory Divisions in Coordinate Metrology. You will provide measurement support within the Engineering Division. You contribute to various Lab projects within specified area of discipline. You will use CAD and metrology tools and methods in accordance with Lab objectives to solve complex problems in creative and effective ways under supervision.

This position will be hired at a level commensurate with the business needs; and skills, knowledge, and abilities of the successful candidate.

Specific Responsibilities:

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Perform mechanical inspection and alignment of precision assemblies on in-house as well as vendor produced mechanical components.
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Set-up and operate metrology equipment including conventional coordinate measuring machines and/or portable articulating arm coordinate measuring machines.
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Read and interpret elementary engineering drawings in order to be able to properly set-up parts/assemblies for CMM measurement.

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Utilize and apply Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing Standards.
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Communicate with others to gain a clear understanding of design intent for each project.

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Clearly and effectively communicate measurement results to various lab staff as required.
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Under direct supervision, serve as mechanical metrology support within the Lab s Engineering Division.

Required Qualifications:

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AA degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology or the equivalent in formal industrial or military training is preferred or 2 4 years of related experience.
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Demonstrated experience using CMMs and CMM software such as PC-DMIS, GEOPAK, CMM Manager, or Calypso. Operating knowledge of Zeiss Calypso software is preferred.
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Be able to use basic measuring tools such as calipers, micrometers, and dial indicators and apply proper tool selection for optimal measurement.
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Demonstrated knowledge in the Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing standard ASME Y14.5M and/or ISO 1101.
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Demonstrated experience in CAD system utilization, import and export of 3d models for CMM programming and data acquisition.
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Technical knowledge of engineering and manufacturing principles and practices.
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Ability to interact with managers, supervisors, lead personnel, machinists, mechanical crafts personnel, engineering associates, and technicians to provide a high level of accuracy and confidence of measured data.
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Ability to interact with scientists, engineers, designers, engineering associates and technicians in defining goals and contributing to their realization.
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Excellent computer skills with demonstrated ability to efficiently use productivity applications such as MS Excel and Word, CAD systems, Google Apps.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

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Technical or Professional level certification in ASME Y14.5M GD&T.
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Familiar with B89.4.1 and/or ISO 10360-2 CMM performance assessment standards.
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Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience in Metrology/Engineering or related field.
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ASQ (or equivalent body) quality certifications such as CQI, CQT, CQE.

The posting shall remain open until the position is filled

Notes:

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This is a full time career appointment.
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Classification will depend upon the applicant's level of skills, knowledge, and abilities.
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Full-time, M-F, non-exempt (hourly paid) from overtime pay.
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This position is represented by a union for collective bargaining purposes.
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Salary will be determined based on range by collective bargaining agreement.
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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.
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Work will be primarily performed at: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

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